The circuit – which is located in Northamptonshire – was originally a WWII airfield, parts of which remain to this day. It is often said that on race day, Silverstone becomes the busiest airfield in the UK!
The British Grand Prix has been held at other circuits around the country, most notably at
The British Grand Prix at Silverstone has occasionally come under fire from Bernie Ecclestone for being outdated and behind the times. The
Famous winners at Silverstone include our very own
Other notable winners include Johnny Herbert in 1995, Jim Clark on numerous occasions, James Hunt in 1977 and Jackie Stewart has enjoyed success at Silverstone.