Formula 1 - Silverstone - Great Britain
The British Grand prix is one of the oldest and continuously staged formula one world championships Race.It is held at the Silverstone circuit,and
has remaind here since 1987.It was one of the fastest tracks on the formula one calendar before it was relaid in the year 1991.This track has been very challenging for the drivers as one corner is faster than the other.
The British grand Prix is one of the world's premier motor racing events.Despite the controversies and political interferences,British Grand Prix
at Silverstone has been a regular event.On December 7th 2009 silverstone signed a contract with FIA to host the British Grand Prix for seventeen years.
Twelve British drivers have won the British Grand Prix with Stirling Moses being the first,the other drivers are Jim Clark, Peter Collins,Jackie
Stweart,James Hunt,John Watson,Nigel Mansell,Damon Hill,Johnny Herbert,David Coulthard,Lewis Hamilton and Tony Brooks.But the most successful of all
British drivers is Jim Clark who won the Grand Prix five times.
French Driver Alian Prost has also won the British Grand Prix five times all of them at Silverstone.
Silverstone Circuit -
Silverstone -Great Britain
Circuit Name -- Silverstone Circuit
First Grand prix -- 1950
No of Laps -- 52
Length -- 5.891 Km
Race Distance -- 306.198 Km