2024 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Every day on Podium Life is a running gift guide for the motorsport fan. But with Father’s Day approaching the green flag (June 16th btw), we’ve curated the best racing inspired gifts for you (and dad). Enjoy!

Perfect for kids and dads, Formula 1 fans, and adult collectors, the Aston Martin Safety Car & AMR23 vehicle toys offer endless opportunities for building, role-playing, and display. Just don’t step on a piece.

You and the kids can dive into IndyCar racing with Josef’s BIG Dream: An INDY 500 Story. This beautiful book tells the true story of Josef Newgarden, a young racer with a colossal dream of conquering the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway and winning the Indy 500.

There’s not much we won’t do for our pets. We dote on them like they’re our furry children. We coo at them just for existing and praise them for their cuteness. So why not immortalize them just as the artistic greats have done with humanity’s finest over the centuries? After all, what’s the Mona Lisa got that Mittens ain’t got? VanWoof Custom Pet Portraits is creating canvas-based keepsakes that place your furbaby’s on a distinctly human figure. 

Motor racing can be an expensive and ego-driven sport that has led many to lie, cheat, steal, and even kill. This intriguing book, the result of years of research, explores over 60 true stories of deceit and crime in the world of motorsport. It covers a wide range of offenses, from drug trafficking and corruption to embezzlement, robbery, fraud, murder, and money laundering, involving drivers, designers, mechanics, team owners, entrants, and sponsors.

Inspired by the de-branded tobacco advertising liveries of the 90s, the Autodromo Racing Team chronograph watch epitomizes monochromatic minimalism. This limited-edition watch is designed to be the ultimate sleeper, perfect for any motorsports enthusiast.

In the world of sim racing, precision and realism are the ultimate pursuits, and the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel sets a new standard in this high-octane arena. Developed in collaboration with professional sim drivers, this wheel integrates cutting-edge technology to deliver an unrivaled racing experience that mirrors real-life driving dynamics.

Step into the cinematic world with the iconic Beacon 1020 sunglasses from Entourage of 7, famously sported by Matt Damon while portraying Carroll Shelby in the blockbuster “Ford vs. Ferrari.” These sunglasses are not just a fashion statement but a piece of cinematic history, distinguishing themselves from any imitations with unique dice icons indicating a total of seven at each temple hinge, signifying their authenticity.

Le Mans Ultimate (available on Steam) has emerged as the definitive game for fans of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans. This game ushers players into the thrilling new era of sportscar racing, offering a richly immersive experience for both veteran sim racers and newcomers to the genre. Designed to evolve in tandem with the actual FIA WEC series, Le Mans Ultimate starts players off with seven circuits and 12 cars, complemented by over 100 different livery variations, ensuring a dynamic and varied racing experience from the outset.

Give dad the best possible start to the day with a Podium Life coffee mug. This should provide 11oz of pure caffeine to give the old man some much needed boost. Coffee not included.

Who better to lead a MasterClass on Formula 1 than the legendary Sir Lewis Hamilton, the most accomplished F1 driver in history? Hamilton brings an unparalleled view into the world of Formula 1, sharing insights on handling a race car at the exhilarating speed of 200 mph and the critical synergy between driver and vehicle.In 12 comprehensive lessons, he delves into important life skills: uncovering personal motivation, overcoming challenges, building effective teams, practicing discipline, prioritizing physical and mental health. This course aims to help individuals reach their highest potential, both on and off the track.

Happy Father’s Day from all of us at Podium Life.