Silverstone articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Start shots: British Grand Prix 30th June 2015, 12:24

The starting grid has moved several times at Silverstone, and last year’s race was red-flagged within moments of the action beginning.

BRDC scraps plan to sell Silverstone Circuits 7th May 2014, 12:22

The British Racing Drivers’ Club has abandoned its plan to sell Silverstone “for the time being at least” after talks with a potential investor fell through.

A Radical experience at Silverstone 30th December 2013, 22:02

What’s it like to pilot a fearsome Radical SR3 RS around the Silverstone grand prix circuit? Will Wood found out, and so can you.

“Silverstone” by Chas Parker reviewed 19th May 2013, 13:59

The story of how a former World War Two airfield overcame decades of political wrangling to become the permanent home of the British Grand Prix is the subject of a new book.

Silverstone boss grateful for fans’ co-operation 9th July 2012, 15:47

The managing director of Silverstone paid tribute to fans, his staff and the local community for helping making the race a success.

Silverstone lifts car park restrictions for Sunday 7th July 2012, 17:24

Silverstone says it is lifting the restrictions on attendance that were in force for Sunday’s race and all fans with tickets are encouraged to attend.

Silverstone urges fans to avoid car parks on Saturday 6th July 2012, 19:53

Silverstone is taking the unprecedented step of asking some fans not to attend Saturday’s action at the track.

Silverstone submits new plans for development 11th August 2011, 18:11

Silverstone has plans to build hotels, business parks, a museum of motor sport and more.

Silverstone opens “The Wing” – its new ??28m pits and paddock 17th May 2011, 15:33

Silverstone’s new pits officially opened.

Silverstone’s architects on making F1 circuits challenging but safe (Part 2) 20th August 2010, 8:00

Safety restrictions have made life difficult for track designers who want to create exciting and challenging racing circuits. To make tracks worthy of the best racing series in the world designers have to strike compromises between spectacle and safety – and satisfy the conflicting demands of bike and car racing. Drew MacDonald of Populous explained […]

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