Silverstone – circuit information

Circuit information

Lap data
Lap length 5.891km (3.66 miles)
Race laps 52
Race distance 306.332km (190.346 miles)
Pole position Left-hand side of the track
Lap record* 1’30.874 (233.374 kph) by Fernando Alonso, 2010
Fastest lap 1’29.615 (236.652 kph) by Sebastian Vettel, 2010
Maximum speed 302kph (187.654 mph)
DRS zone/s (race) Pit straight and Hangar straight
Distance from grid to turn one 420m
Car performance
Full throttle 67%
Longest flat-out section 1034m
Downforce level High
Gear changes per lap 48
Fuel use per lap 2.7kg
Time penalty per lap of fuel 0.108s
Strategy
Quickest complete pit stop in 2012 24.498s by McLaren (see full list)
2013 prime tyre**: Hard (2012: Hard)
2013 option tyre**: Medium (2012: Soft)

*Fastest lap set during a Grand Prix
**Pirelli’s compounds are softer than those used in 2012

Data sources: FIA, Williams, Mercedes

Silverstone Circuit track map

2013 British Grand Prix track map

Silverstone Circuit video lap

This video shows the start line as it was in 2010.

Silverstone Circuit aerial map

NB. The satellite photograph above does not reflect the building work done at the circuit since 2010.

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