About the F1 British Grand Prix
The British Grand Prix is an unmissable date in the Formula One racing calendar and with a whole weekend of practice laps, qualifying and the race itself, experience the atmosphere first hand. Held each year at the Silverstone Circuit, the high caliber race cars have been competing on the course since 1926 making it one of the oldest tracks.
In recent years the race has been dominated by German driver Sebastian Vettal and the homegrown talent of Lewis Hamilton, but with so much at stake watch the excitement unfold along including those battles further down the field.
Helpful information the F1 British Grand Prix
Nearest airports to Silverstone are Luton or Birmingham. General admission prices are £185 for the whole weekend or £159 for race day. Friday and Saturday only sessions cost £61 and £77. If you’re looking to view the race from specific grandstands or particular parts of the track, then prices can cost up to £659 for the Ultimate Grandstand area.
When booking tickets look at the layout of the track, making a decision based on your budget and where you’re likely to see most action. If you’re arriving by car then ensure you book a parking ticket at the same time, these are priced up to £72 for the day.
Where to stay in Northamptonshire for the F1 British Grand Prix
If you are planning to visit Northamptonshire for the F1 British Grand Prix, choose from a wide range of private rentals, houses and apartments near to Silverstone race track. Whether you are looking to rent near to Silverstone itself, or travel from elsewhere in Northamtonshire it is easy to reach the F1 British Grand Prix by train or along the motorway. Check out our accommodation in Northamptonshire.
Things to do near the F1 British Grand Prix, Northamptonshire
Why not relive the F1 British Grand Prix yourself in the Silverstone Single Seater Experience, or take part in the Silverstone Challenge? If racing on four legs appeals then Tocester Racecourse nearby, whilst venture a little further and there’s the tranquility of Stowe National Trust gardens.
More information about the F1 British Grand Prix
For more information about the F1 British Grand Prix including: timetable for the weekend, tickets, 2016 results, the F1 British Grand Prix circuit, an onboard lap with Louis Hamilton and various other facts and figures, visit the official Formula 1 website here.
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