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Historic F1 cars mark 50 years since Brands Hatch's first British GP

As well as Silverstone planning celebrations in July for its 50th F1 event, this year sees the 50th anniversary of the first British Grand Prix to be held at Brands Hatch. Last weekend, the sound of Formula 1 returned to the Kent venue with the FIA Historic Masters Formula 1 Championship. Here, we look back at the history of this circuit and the part it has played in Formula 1 history. The highly popular circuit hosted a total of 12 British Grands Prix, as well as providing the venue for the European Grand Prix in 1983 and 1985. Since the first running of a Grand Prix at Brands, the layout has barely changed. Graham Hill Bend has been modified so that, instead of the flowing flat out left...
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