Silverstone

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British Grand Prix Preview Lap

July 6, 2010

In the run up to the British Grand Prix Red Bull Racing just released a Video preview of one lap around the Silverstone Circuit circuit with Mark Webbers at the wheel of the Red Bull Racing simulator. Webbers commentary as he takes us through the revised Silverstone circuit really gives great insight as to where […]

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Red Bull Racing British Grand Prix Promotion (Video)

July 4, 2010

With the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit only a week away promotion for the race is hotting up. This time it was the turn of the Red Bull Racing Team who came up with the unique idea of running Mark Webbers RB6 around Parliament Square at the heart of Westminster in London during […]

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Silverstone Upgrade Complete on Schedule

April 29, 2010

Today Silverstone opened the new Grand Prix circuit layout which features a new in field “Arena Section” During the off season Silverstone has undergone a $7.7 Million (£5 million) transformation, after the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) negotiated a deal with Bernie Ecclestone’s Formula One Management for Silverstone to host the British Grand Prix for […]

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Silverstone can use new Arena Grand Prix Circuit

February 11, 2010

Silverstone Circuits Limited announced today that Formula One Management (FOM), has approved the use of new Arena Grand Prix Circuit configuration for the 2010 Formula One Santander British Grand Prix that will be held from the 9th to the 11th of July later this year. The majority of Silverstone’s iconic straights and high-speed corners are […]

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Video of Virgin Racing VR-01 on Track

February 5, 2010

Amazingly I have been unable to find any official press releases from Virgin Racing on the VR-01 shake down tests at the Silverstone circuit that completed today. One has to wonder if the car performed as well as the team was anticipating. I did manage to find this brief video on YouTube that show the […]

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Williams New FW32 Caught on Video

January 30, 2010

Searching through YouTube I came across this interesting video purportedly of the new Williams FW32 undergoing recent shakedown testing at the Silverstone circuit. If this video is the real thing, then it looks like Williams will be more than ready for the first official test in Jerez next week.

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British Grand Prix to Remain at Silverstone

December 8, 2009

After much posturing on Bernie Ecclestone’s part that 2010 Formula One season may not have a British Grand Prix, the two sides finally agreed terms on a new long term contract that could keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone for the next 17 years. Commenting on the new agreement Bernie Ecclestone (FOM President), said: […]

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Bernie Playing Hardball over British Grand Prix

November 24, 2009

With only a couple of weeks to go to the FIA meeting deciding the final calendar for the 2010 F1 season, Bernie Ecclestone is up to his old tricks browbeating Silverstone’s Management with a “Take it or Leave it” position over the contract currently on offer by Bernie’s, Formula One Management (FOM) for Silverstone to […]

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Will the 2010 British Grand Prix Happen

September 25, 2009

With the latest news that the organizers of the new home of the British Grand Prix at Donnington Park are still have financing problems there is growing doubt that the 2010 season will actually see a Grand Prix held in the UK. Apparently Bernie Ecclestone has extended the deadline for Donnington yet again, but this […]

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Record Attendance at British Grand Prix – Will Bernie Rethink?

June 22, 2009

With Silverstone setting record attendance figures for the British Grand Prix of over 310,000 fans for the three days of this past weekend, will Bernie rethink moving the Grand Prix from Silverstone to Donnington Park. Definitiely the prospect of seeing Jenson Button winning his seventh race this season and having two British drivers to cheer […]

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Will Red Bull upset Jenson Button’s Streak of Wins

June 20, 2009

Red Bull Racing were the class of the field during Qualifying at the British Grand Prix today. Both Red Bull drivers breaking the Silverstone track record during  the second period of qualifying. Initially it was Mark Webber to post the fastest lap and break the track record set by Michael Schumacher back in 2004, but […]

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