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5. Silverstone Race Track

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Silverstone Race Track

Silverstone was opened as a WWII airfiled in 1943 near the leafy village of the same name. On October 2nd, 1948, Silverstone's first event took place, the RAC Grand Prix. The winner was Luigi Villoresi in a Maserati, who recorded an average speed of 72 mph!

Today, Silverstone is host to a variety of major events in the motorsport calendar, the most famous of which is the British Grand Prix.

Other events include the Renault World Series, the Silverstone Classic and the World Aerobatic Championship. 

You can even pay for your own Driving Experience in a single seater race car, Aston Martin or Ferrari!

Silverstone Race Track Address:
Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire
NN12 8TN
England, UK
 
Silverstone Race Track Opening Times:
Please see the Silverstone website for full details of race dates and times. 
 
Silverstone Race Track Admission: 
One to one driver coaching starts at £195.00 per hour. 
Please see the Silverstone website for full details of ticket prices and hospitality packages.

T  +44 (0)8704 588 200

F  +44 (0)8704 588 250

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