The British Grand Prix has been at the heart of Formula 1 since the very beginning. The race kicked-off the sport’s inaugural world championship campaign in 1950 and it’s featured in every subsequent F1 season. Silverstone has been the race’s permanent home since 1987, the track’s intoxicating mix of fast corners making it a firm favourite with drivers and teams alike.
Silverstone facts & stats Silverstone stages its 50th British Grand Prix this weekend. Since the first (pre-world championship) race in 1948, the track has had numerous face-lifts – most recently in 2010 – but it’s retained its high-speed character throughout.
With an average speed of 225km/h...
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