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What is Silverstone known for?

Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England, near the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. Because of its long association with motor sport, it is familiarly known as the Home of British Motor Racing. Silverstone is the current home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted as the 1948 British Grand Prix.

Where is Silverstone in England?

Silverstone is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England. It is about 4 miles (6.4 km) from Towcester on the former A43 main road, 10 miles (16 km) from the M1 motorway junction 15A and about 12 miles (19 km) from the M40 motorway junction 10, Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury.

Where is Silverstone Circuit?

Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England located next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. Silverstone is the current home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in 1948. The 1950 British Grand Prix at Silverstone was the first race in...

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Did you know these fun facts about Silverstone?

The Silverstone Interactive Museum tells many stories from the circuit’s wonderful history but we thought we would tease you with a few things you might not know about the venue and the birthplace of Formula 1. In 2021 Silverstone will host the first ever sprint qualifying race on the F1 calendar.

What is there to do in Silverstone?

About 0.5 miles (1 km) south of the village is the Silverstone Circuit, a former Royal Air Force World War II bomber base and now the traditional home of the British Grand Prix, a Formula One race that attracts more than 300,000 visitors each year. Silverstone University Technical College opened at the circuit in September 2013.

Where is Silverstone Circuit?

Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England located next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. Silverstone is the current home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in 1948. The 1950 British Grand Prix at Silverstone was the first race in...

How did Silverstone’s Corners get their names?

The Royal Automobile Club, better known as the RAC, was responsible for organising the first major races at Silverstone, and hence had a big say in naming many of the circuit’s original corners.

How old is Silverstone Circuit?

Silverstone Circuit is the Home of British Motorsport, based in Northamptonshire, hosting races such as the Formula 1 and MotoGP. The first race was hosted here in 1948 making our circuit 70 years old. The 1950 British Grand Prix of Silverstone was...more

Where is Silverstone?

Silverstone is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England. It is about 4 miles (6.4 km) from Towcester on the former A43 main road, 10 miles (16 km) from the M1 motorway junction 15A and about 12 miles (19 km) from the M40 motorway junction 10, Northampton , Milton Keynes and Banbury .

How many corners does Silverstone track have?

Silverstone Track: three corners in detail. The Loop. This tight left hand corner was added when the circuit layout was revised for the 2010 British Grand Prix. Preceded by Village, a slow 2nd gear right hander taken at around 110km/h, The Loop is the slowest corner on the circuit.

What is there to do in Silverstone?

About 0.5 miles (1 km) south of the village is the Silverstone Circuit, a former Royal Air Force World War II bomber base and now the traditional home of the British Grand Prix, a Formula One race that attracts more than 300,000 visitors each year. Silverstone University Technical College opened at the circuit in September 2013.

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