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2016 Formula 1 British Grand Prix

08 Jul 2016 - 10 Jul 2016 08 Jul 2016 09:00 10 Jul 2016 18:30 Europe/London 2016 Formula 1 British Grand Prix F1 drivers call the British Grand Prix at the iconic Silverstone circuit ‘insanely fast’. We simply call it one of the world’s greatest sporting events. Throw in a great weekend-long party and the race is on. Silverstone Circuit

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The 2016 Grand Prix weekend

F1 drivers call the British Grand Prix at the iconic Silverstone circuit ‘insanely fast’. We simply call it one of the world’s greatest sporting events. Throw in a great weekend-long party and the race is on.

We’ve got an incredible weekend of concerts lined up for fans. Texas will be the headline act on Silverstone’s main stage with Scouting For Girls also performing a full set, on Saturday Mike & the Mechanics will be on the main stage and The Feeling will be playing at the Grand Prix After Party on Sunday. All of the concerts are included on the days you have purchased your tickets for so make sure to stick around in the evening.

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*Price bands will change, when limited ticket capacity has been reached*

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Thursday Pit Walk

Purchase your weekend grandstand tickets by May 31 2016 and your booking will be put into a draw to receive Thursday Pit Walk tickets. Customers who have already bought their tickets are already entered!

For best prices and to get your choice of seat in your chosen grandstand you need to make sure to book early to avoid disappointment!

2016 General Admission (includes roving on Friday)

  • Choice of single day or three day
  • Change your location throughout the day
  • Roving grandstand seat* on Friday only (excluding Club Silverstone grandstand)
  • General admission from our viewing banks on Saturday and Sunday

*Roving grandstand tickets are first-come, first-served.

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (11 – 15) Child Prices* (0 – 10)
Sunday (90% SOLD OUT) £185 £92.50 £0
Saturday £60 £30 £0
Friday £40 £20 £0
3 Day Weekend (90% SOLD OUT) £195 £97.50 £0

*Tickets prices will increase over time until the event date. Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

2016 Club Silverstone (3 day reserved seat)

  • Three-day ticket option
  • Allocated seat in your chosen grandstand for the three days
  • Roving seat in all grandstands* on Friday and Saturday
  • Parking, exclusive food marquee and bar area included
  • Next to Becketts Grandstand, the Club Silverstone Grandstand allows views of one of the most famous corners in the world

*Roving grandstand tickets are first-come, first-served.

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 and under)
3 Day £450 £450

*Tickets prices will increase over time until the event date. Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

2016 Premium Covered Grandstands (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

  • Sunday only options
  • Reserved grandstand seat in your chosen grandstand

3 day Grandstand Ticket

  • Three day option
  • Roving grandstand seat on Friday and Saturday in all grandstands* except Club Silverstone
  • Allocated seat in your chosen grandstand on Sunday

*Roving grandstand tickets are first-come, first-served.

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 and under)
3 Day Weekend – Club Corner £425 £212.50
3 Day Weekend – International Pits Straight** £625 (LIMITED) £312.50 (LIMITED)
Sunday – Club Corner £375 £187.50
Sunday – International Pits Straight SOLD OUT SOLD OUT

*Tickets prices will increase over time until the event date. Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

** If you would like seats in International Pits Straight please call us to book. Seats are extremely limited.

2016 Covered Grandstands (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

  • Sunday only options
  • Reserved grandstand seat in your chosen grandstand

3 day Grandstand Ticket

  • Three day option
  • Roving grandstand seat on Friday and Saturday in all grandstands* except Club Silverstone
  • Allocated seat in your chosen grandstand on Sunday

*Roving grandstand tickets are first-come, first-served.

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 and under)
3 Day Weekend – Abbey SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
3 Day Weekend – Becketts SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
3 Day Weekend – Village B £325 £162.50
3 Day Weekend – Luffield £325 £162.50
3 Day Weekend – Woodcote A SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
3 Day Weekend – Woodcote B £325 £162.50
3 Day Weekend – National Pits Straight £325 £162.50
3 Day Weekend – Copse A/B £325 £162.50
3 Day Weekend – Copse C SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Sunday – Abbey SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Sunday – Becketts SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Sunday – Village B £275 £137.50
Sunday – Luffield £275 £137.50
Sunday – Woodcote A £275 £137.50
Sunday – Woodcote B £275 £137.50
Sunday – National Pits Straight £275 £137.50
Sunday – Copse A/B £275 £137.50
Sunday – Copse C SOLD OUT SOLD OUT

*Tickets prices will increase over time until the event date. Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

2016 Uncovered Grandstands (3 day tickets includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

  • Sunday only options
  • Reserved grandstand seat in your chosen grandstand

3 day Grandstand Ticket

  • Three day option
  • Roving grandstand seat on Friday and Saturday in all grandstands* except Club Silverstone
  • Allocated seat in your chosen grandstand on Sunday

*Roving grandstand tickets are first-come, first-served.

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 and under)
3 Day Weekend – The View £275 £137.50
3 Day Weekend – Farm Curve £275 £137.50
3 Day Weekend – Village A £275 £137.50
3 Day Weekend – Stowe A/C £275 £137.50
3 Day Weekend – Stowe B SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
3 Day Weekend – Vale £275 (LIMITED) £137.50 (LIMITED)
3 Day Weekend – Club A SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Sunday – Farm Curve £225 £112.50
Sunday – Village A £225 £112.50
Sunday – Stowe A/C £225 £112.50
Sunday – Stowe B SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Sunday – Vale £225 (LIMITED) £112.50 (LIMITED)
Sunday – Club A SOLD OUT SOLD OUT

*Tickets prices will increase over time until the event date. Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

Parking and Camping

Car Parking 3 Day £65
Sunday £50
Saturday £25
Friday £15
Camping* Adult £79
Child £25
Park and Ride Weekend £25
Sunday £10
Saturday £10
Friday £10

*Please note – camping prices may increase as the price bands change

Please find the provisional timetable for the 2016 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX.

Thursday 07 July

Time Session
08:00 Silverstone Radio on air 87.7FM (live 24hrs)
14:00 – 19:30 Gates open to 3 day ticket holders (Gates 10, 15 & 16)
15:15 – 19:00 Public Pit Lane walk – ticket holders only
18:00 – 19:00 Sky F1 Show – viewing from International Pits Straight grandstand
20:00 Gates Close

Friday 08 July

Time Session
24hrs Silverstone Radio on air 87.7FM (live 24hrs)
07:00 – 22:00 Gates Open
07:00 – 19:00 Grandstands open for roving (all ticket holders)
08:30 – 18:00 E-Zone & Family Zone UTC open
09:00 – 09:45 E-Zone main stage activity
10:00 – 11:30 FORMULA 1 first practice session
11:35 – 11:45 RAF Falcons parachute display
11:40 – 11:50 E-Zone main stage activity
 12:00 – 12:45 GP2 Series practice session
 12:40 – 13:45 E-Zone main stage activity
 14:00 – 15:30 FORMULA 1 second practice session
 15:35 – 15:45 E-Zone main stage activity
 15:55 – 16:25 GP2 Series qualifying session
 16:25 – 16:35 E-Zone main stage activity
 16:45 – 17:30 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup practice session
 17:50 – 18:35 GP3 Series practice session
 18:45 – 19:45 Scouting for Girls concert
20:15 – 21:45 Texas concert

Saturday 09 July

Time  Session
24hrs Silverstone Radio on air 87.7FM (live 24hrs)
07:00 – 21:00 Gates Open
07:00 – 18:00 Grandstands open for roving (grandstand ticket holders only)
08:30 – 18:00 E-Zone & Family Zone UTC open
08:45 – 09:15 GP3 Series qualifying session
09:20 – 09:50 E-Zone main stage activity
10:00 – 11:00 FORMULA 1 third practice session
11:00 – 11:10 E-Zone main stage activity
11:25 – 11:55 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup qualifying session
 12:00 – 12:08 Typhoon air display
 12:00 – 12:45 E-Zone main stage activity
 13:00 – 14:00 FORMULA 1 qualifying session
 14:10 – 14:30 E-Zone main stage activity
 14:40 – 15:45 GP2 Series first race (29 laps or 60 mins)
 15:55 – 16:10 E-Zone main stage activity
 16:20 – 17:05 GP3 Series first race (20 laps or 40 mins)
 17:30 – 18:00 Drivers’ Fan Forum on E-Zone main stage
 18:00 – 18:15 E-Zone main stage activity
 19:30 – 20:45 Mike & The Mechanics concert

Sunday 10 July

Time Session
24hrs Silverstone Radio on air 87.7FM (live 24hrs)
06:00 -19:45 Gates Open
06:00 – 16:00 Grandstands open for reserved seating
08:15 – 08:50 GP3 Series second race (15 laps or 30 mins)
08:30 – 18:00 E-Zone & Famioly Zone UTC open
09:00 – 09:15 E-Zone main stage activity
09:25 – 10:15 GP2 Series second race (21 laps or 45 mins)
10:15 – 10:35 E-Zone main stage activity
 10:35 – 11:10 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup race (21 laps or 45 mins)
11:30 FORMULA 1 drivers’ track parade
 11:40 F1 ledgends parade lap (tbc)
 11:45 – 12:15 FORMULA 1 starting grid presentation
 12:20 Red Arrows air display
 12:46 National Anthem
 12:47 Red Arrows fly past
 13:00 – 15:00 2016 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX (52 laps or 60 mins)
 15:30 – 19:30 Grand Prix After Party on E-Zone main stage
 15:45 – 16:30 The Dolls concert
 16:30 Driver appearances and special guests
18:00 – 19:00 The Feeling concert

Grandstand Views

Club Corner International Pits Straight Abbey Village B Woodcote A National Pits Straight Copse A Copse B Copse C Becketts Village A Stowe B Stowe C
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We’re still busy finding the best entertainment for the 2016 weekend and will continue to add more entertainment as it’s confirmed, so make sure you check back to this page for more updates.

Texas

Texas: Friday 8 July

On Friday 8 July, the opening night of the 2016 Formula 1 British Grand Prix weekend, Texas will be the headline act on Silverstone’s main stage entertaining fans by performing hits from their 25 years in the music industry in a full 90 minute set!

“At this stage we’re on a big step and all is good, the music sounds better than it’s ever done so let’s see where we go from here. The plan is that this will lead onto a big Texas, all-singing, all-dancing, get ready to put your hands in the air journey.”

Scouting for Girls: Friday 8 July

We are pleased to announce that Scouting for Girls will be playing a full set from 7pm on Friday 8th July. The million-selling British pop band have had 4 top 10 selling albums and have sold over 2 million records and we are very excited to have them complete the concert line-up.

2015 saw Scouting For Girls complete a 19 date UK headline tour, as well as releasing their 4th studio album, ‘Still thinking About You’, which was released in October 2015 and reached a top 15 spot in the UK charts.

Mike & The Mechanics: Saturday 9 July

Mike & The Mechanics have sold over 10 million records worldwide!

Genesis founding member Mike Rutherford (Guitar) – joins forces with a new generation Mike + The Mechanics which includes one of the UK’s most prolific R&B singer, Andrew Roachford and Canadian-born singer, Tim Howar who toured with his band Vantramp, with the likes of Rod Stewart and Paolo Nutini. Tim shares vocal duties with Roachford and they both add a new soulful dimension to the band’s already established sound.

The Feeling: Sunday 10 July

On Sunday 10 July, The Feeling will be performing live at the Grand Prix After Party, following the driver interviews!

Ivor Novello award-winning, Brit Award-nominated English band The Feeling, first burst onto the music scene in 2006, with their glorious million-selling debut album, 12 Stops And Home. That album spawned a string of solid gold hit singles – Never Be Lonely, Fill My Little World, Sewn, Love It When You Call and Rosé – and propelled the band onto a worldwide tour where they firmly established themselves as one of the brightest live talents of their generation.

The Dolls: Sunday 10 July

The Dolls are an all-girl rock band put together at 3am after a drunken night out who exploded onto the scene a little over 12 months ago. Consisting of Kitty Vacant, Connie Rotter, Jilly Idol, Nancy Doll and Anna Key they have already completed a full UK tour in 2015 to sensational reviews. Considered by many to be one of the best live bands to emerge in recent years, they are edgy, outrageous and full of energy and attitude.

RAF Falcons: Friday 8 July

The RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team is the only centrally funded, professional, military parachute display team in the UK. Falling at speeds up to 120 mph, the team will perform a variety of movements across the sky in freefall, using coloured smokes to illustrate an aerial pattern.

 

Typhoon: Saturday 9 July

The Typhoon FGR4 provides the RAF with a highly capable and extremely agile multi-role combat aircraft, capable of being deployed in the full spectrum of air operations, including air policing, peace support and high intensity conflict.

Red Arrows: Sunday 10 July

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world’s premier aerobatic display teams. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the RAF, the team is the public face of the service.

Flying distinctive Hawk jets, the team is made up of pilots, engineers and essential support staff with frontline, operational experience.

Sky F1 Show: Thursday 07 July

We’re delighted to confirm the return of the Sky F1 Show on Thursday 07 and would like to invite all three day ticket holders to attend the live show.

We will be opening International Pits Straight grandstand for fans to have a prime view of the action, as well as showing the live show on our giant screens directly opposite the stand. The Sky F1 team will be interviewing drivers and discussing the British Grand Prix weekend ahead.

Gates will open from 2pm on the Thursday and the show will commence at 6pm.

Post Race Track Walk

We are pleased confirm that once again, we will be opening the circuit gates at various points around the track, for fans to join the post race celebrations and get a much closer view of the podium ceremony and their F1 heroes!

Giant Wheel

Towering over 100ft (35 metres) into the sky, this impressive structure is one of the tallest rides of it’s kind currently travelling in the UK. Experience the British Grand Prix like never before and enjoy panoramic views of the entire circuit!

Rides will be available at £5.00 per person

Pop Bang Colour

Ian Cook is a contemporary British artist internationally known for his unique form of painting and quirky edge. Ian describes his work as a ‘friendly explosion of colour‘ and creates his art solely using the method of radio-controlled cars, car tyres and toy car wheels as his paintbrushes.

Watch the worlds of Art and Automotive combine as he creates a piece of artwork specific to the British Grand Prix, whilst attending the event!

London Karting

Electric Go-karts provide kids with the opportunity to test their skills as a Formula 1 driver in the F1 style karts!

Each kart with a changeable speed limit between 4-10mph and all karts can be remotely stopped by staff to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all.

Segways

A great experience of a modern ride, this has to be tried for you to see how amazing they are! It acts as an extended part of your body, where if you lean one way, it will go that way for you.

Trained instructors will provide tuition and safety briefs so you can master the concept before challenging others. A track will be designed to your test control and balance.

The Racing Bug

Line up against friends and foe alike in this unique, mobile driving experiences which is consistently the ‘star of the show’. Participants don’t just watch the action – they ARE the action.

Take to the wheel of your own remote control vehicle and navigate the course in a bid to take home the winners trophy! Participants will also have the opportunity to gain a personalised Race Licence! Spectators enjoy a perfect view of the whole circuit and watch the driver reactions as the adrenalin builds and the start lights switch from red to green.

 

Family Zone UTC: Nipperbout

Nipperbout is one of the UK’s most trusted national provider of mobile childcare & children’s activity entertainment for 0-16 year-olds. Nipperbout will provide a vast selection of children’s entertainment in the Silverstone UTC including:

  • Paint Your Wagon – an old scrap car for children to creatively paint
  • Parachute Games & Races
  • Assualt Course – mini race course that tests balance, climbing, crawling & jumping
  • Electronic Driving Games – Wii & Playstation games with driving seats
  • Arts, Crafts, experiments & Circus skill performances
  • Face Painters & much more!

Bungee Trampoline

The Bungee Trampoline is one of the most exiting attractions on the market at the moment, with the adrenaline rush of bungee jumping, but none of the risks. Using multiple bungee cords, the traditional trampoline has been turbo charged to give a gravity defying ride that gets the adrenaline pumping in a totally safe environment.

It comes complete with four launch pads, allowing you to jump effortlessly up to 10 meters high and allowing the freedom to experiment with acrobatic movements and somersaults – or to simply, jump as high as they can.

High Ropes Course

Experience one of the highest mobile rope activity courses in the UK – it’s guaranteed to be fun, exciting, challenging and is a real laugh!

Navigate your way through the course and it’s many obstacles, only stopping for breaks when it allows you to! This activity requires no previous experience and is safe for all customers to partake in. Trained instructors will be on hands to ensure all customers are fully supported & supervised at all times.

Pleasure Flights

Silverstone Helicopters are pleased to offer Pleasure Flights at the 2016 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX. The pleasure flying operation will run on Friday 08 July and Saturday 09 July from the Silverstone Heliport.

The aircraft (three of) that we will be using is the AS355 Twin Squirrel twin engine helicopter, with a seating capacity of 5 people per flight. Please contact Silverstone helicopters directly to book on 01869 365 781 or by emailing info@silverstone-helicopters.co.uk.

£99 per person inc VAT (Friday & Saturday only).

Helter Skelter

Back once again, is the stand out helter skelter, an amusement ride that has a spiral slide around a high and usually colourful, tower. Users climb up the stairs inside the tower and slide down the outside.

Its also give you a pretty good view of the entire entrainment zone and parts of the track!

 

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Camping in picturesque fields only a stone’s throw away from the circuit with quality facilities and like-minded people, what more could you want?

For the 2016 Formula 1 British Grand Prix Woodlands is open from the Wednesday 6 July until Monday 11 July (dates will change depending on dates for the event being confirmed). Silverstone Woodlands is the closest campsite to the circuit, just 150m from the actual track!

The campsite has fantastic facilities including hot showers and flushing toilets, which are kept clean around the clock by a dedicated team.

At Silverstone Woodlands you have the option of either lively or family camping, depending on what sort of weekend suits you.

To view FAQs about Silverstone Woodlands, please click here.

Please note, generators are not permitted on-site.

The Petrol Head

THE PETROL HEAD PUB

Open from midday Wednesday, ‘The Petrol Head’ serves all that you would expect from your on-site local, from ice cold lager to a selection of real ales served straight from the barrel. Everyone loves their local and ours already has a few stories to tell, including two marriage proposals!

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Retail outlets

There will be a variety of trade stands tempting you with a bargain: Official merchandise, sunglasses, F1 paraphernalia, a Petrol Head T-shirt, F1 inspired artworks and much more!

Delicious food

As well as delicious food stalls, there’s a fine mix of artisan street-food and the firm old favourites: quality pies, bacon butties and pizza, to Wagyu beef and delicious gourmet burgers! If you’d like a little more luxury, then head over to one of our two sit down restaurants: Frank’s Steakhouse and the Indian Curry House. The famous Steakhouse is open for cooked-to-order breakfasts in the morning and dinner in the late afternoon… all served on china plates! If steak’s not your thing, then why not pop over to the Curry House for a treat… who doesn’t love a Ruby Murry!

Big Screens

Woodlands will be screening live sport, race highlights and a selection of films on their big screens throughout the event.

Live entertainment

With five different live stages to choose from, there’s a wide range of entertainment available at Woodlands. Whether you’re into live bands or DJs, comedy or talks, there’s something for everyone, every night. There is even kid’s entertainment in the Family campsite. Keep your eyes peeled – there may even be the odd celebrity appearance or two…

Family activities

There’s plenty for families to do at Silverstone Woodlands: family treasure hunt, kid’s comedy club (with a Comedian, Musical Act and Magician), gaming stands with Radio Controlled cars, a family bar so parents can relax with kids close by, even live music on the Family campsite stage… and let’s face it, camping as a family is almost fun enough!

TWO CAMPSITE SHOPS

The Campsite Shops sell all the essentials for your stay: milk, bread, sausages, papers, cigarettes etc. If they haven’t got something you need, just ask & they’ll pick it up for you while you’re in the circuit.

Craft Beer Village

The Craft Beer Village is coming back to Silverstone Woodlands.

Breweries from around the world will be showcasing their beers in amazing themed venues. Brooklyn Brewery and Erdinger amongst others are going to be there and will be bringing some amazing artists to the Craft Beer stage.

Don’t worry if Craft Beer isn’t your thing, there’s lots of variety at the campsite’s other venues; from real ale in The Petrol Head to bubbly in the Champagne Bar.

COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE

Woodlands have a fleet of Campsite Shuttles that run throughout the campsite to help campers get about. Typically shuttles run from Friday – Sunday, 7am – 7pm, but please check information on-site as times may vary. Look out for the green tractors or our big green bus, they’re hard to miss!

Fun fair rides

There’ll be a few carefully selected fun fair rides on-site for you to enjoy; child or adult who doesn’t like playing!

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Clay pigeon shooting

Think you’re a top shot? This is the real deal – proper shotguns & flying targets! Read more about the clay pigeon shooting at the campsite run by Honesberie shooting school… camping at Silverstone Woodlands just got better!

Pricing

  • ADULT
    • Price per adult – £79
    • Choose from: Family, Lively or Disabled areas
    • Hot showers & flushing toilets
    • Access to all entertainment on site
    • Walking distance to the circuit
    • Arrive from Wednesday
  • Child
    • Price per child – £25
    • Camping with Adults in Family, Lively or Disabled Areas
    • Child focused entertainment: Kid’s comedy, radio controlled cars, treasure hunts & more!
  • Extras
    • Electric – £100 per pitch – SOLD OUT
    • Available in Family, Lively or Disabled Camping
    • 7m x 8m
    • Standard Cee Form connection
    • Large Electric – £140 per pitch – SOLD OUT
    • Available in Lively Camping
    • 6m x 12m
    • Standard Cee Form connection
  • Glamping
    • Two or more people per tent
    • Luxury camping upgrades
    • Don’t worry about putting up your tent!
    • Luxury toilet & showers
    • Book on the Hotel Bell Tent website here
    • Additional cost per adults is £79 and child is £25.
  • Live-in vehicle
    • Price per vehicle – £30
    • Better access to pitch
    • 7m x 8m pitch
    • Larger pitches available @ £50
    • Added to booking if bringing a live-in vehicle
    • Additional cost per adults is £79 and child is £25

Getting here

  • PARKING AT THE CIRCUIT

    Parking at the circuit is permitted Friday, Saturday and Sunday with a circuit parking pass. Please note that owners of vehicles not displaying the correct parking pass will be subject to a fixed penalty fee. To make sure journey as quick as possible we do not recommend using a sat nav when approaching Silverstone. Instead follow the signposts that are situated on local roads and on the M1 and M40.

    Circuit Car Parking Prices

    Car park passes are available subject to availability. One car park pass is allocated per four tickets booked. Please note failure to display a valid pass will result
    in a civil parking notice. Camping is not permitted in any of the car parks.

    If you travel by motorbike, parking will be provided free of charge.

    From M1

    Exit the motorway at Junction 15A and take the A43 towards Towcester. Silverstone is signposted from there. On your approach to the circuit please follow the ‘Car Park’ signage.

    From M40

    Exit at Junction 10 onto the A43 and the circuit is signposted from here. On your approach to the circuit please follow the ‘Car Park’ signage. Parking at
    the circuit vehicle passes are available to purchase in advance with your ticket or via the ticket line 0844 3728 300. Vehicle passes are only available to
    those people who have purchased two or more tickets for the event, they are also subject to availability and terms and conditions.

  • Virgin trains

    Virgin Trains are running a dedicated service for British Grand Prix goers on Sunday 10th July to Milton Keynes from Birmingham or London Euston, you will then get a coach transfer (included in the ticket price) to Silverstone. The coach transfer will take approximately 30 mins to and from the car park located near the main entrance.

    Outbound Train Service

    Outbound Train Connecting Shuttle
    08:10 – 08:55 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central 09:10 – 09:45 Milton Keynes Central to Silverstone Circuits
    08:20 – 09:05 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central 09:20 – 09:55 Milton Keynes Central to Silverstone Circuits
    08:30 – 09:37 Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central 09:52 – 10:27 Milton Keynes Central to Silverstone Circuits
    08:45 – 09:31 London Euston to Milton Keynes Central 09:46 – 10:21 Milton Keynes Central to Silverstone Circuits

    Return Train Service

    Connecting Shuttle Return Train
    17:00 – 17:35 Silverstone Circuits to Milton Keynes Central 17:50 – 18:27 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
    17:09 – 17:44 Silverstone Circuits to Milton Keynes Central 17:59 – 18:38 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
    17:14 – 17:49 Silverstone Circuits to Milton Keynes Central 18:04 – 18:44 Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
    17:23 – 17:58 Silverstone Circuits to Milton Keynes Central 18:13 – 19:04 Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street

    Prices

    • London Euston – MK Central – £50 per person return
    • Birmingham – MK Central – £59 per person return.  All outbound train services have set return services, your ticket will only be valid for the return service that corresponds to your outbound journey. Please ensure you leave with enough time to get the coach back to MK Central and to your train on time.  Please note, train times are subject to change by Virgins Trains.
  • Megabus

    UK Destinations

    Megabus have a number of routes to Silverstone during the F1 weekend, book your ticket directly from Megabus here. Buses are available from:

    • London
    • Sheffield
    • Nottingham
    • Birmingham
    • Manchester
    • Oxford
    • Cambridge
    • Liverpool
    • Brighton
    • Plus many more locations inc Scotland!

    Please be aware that routes vary depending on day of travel. Visit Megabus for the most up-to-date routes, prices and availability.  Megabus customers travelling from the Manchester area can also take advantage of the Park and Ride facility available at Hazel Grove (operated by Stagecoach). There are 400 parking spaces available at the site and cars can be left overnight.  Alternatively there are three bus services that run from various points in Manchester to Hazel Grove (191, 192, 374). Customers can then get the GP44 service from Hazel Grove to Silverstone. For more information please visit the Stagecoach website here.

    European Destinations

    Megabus also have a variety of routes from European destinations available during the F1 weekend, which include:

    • Amsterdam
    • Antwerp
    • Brussels
    • Cologne
    • Gent
    • Lille
    • Paris
    • Rotterdam

    Head to the Megabus website to book your tickets directly.

  • Park & Ride

    Park and ride passes are available from locations near to Silverstone such as M40 and M1.

    From M1

    Sixfields

    • Friday only – £10
    • Saturday only – £10
    • Sunday only – £10

    Towcester

    • 3 Day only – £25

    From M40

    Hinton

    • Friday only – £10
    • Saturday only – £10
    • Sunday only – £10

    Turweston

    • 3 Day only – £25

    When your Park and Ride tickets arrive please take careful note of the colour of your Park and Ride pass, this will determine the bus designated to and from your site. The pass is required for both your inbound and outbound journey, so please keep it safe. These must be booked in advance of your visit.

  • Bus

    Local bus services will be operating throughout the weekend from Milton Keynes and Northampton. There is no need to book, just turn up and pay the driver. Once these services are confirmed links to the timetables will be added to the website.

  • Taxi

    Taxis are readily available at all train stations. There will also be a taxi and private hire vehicle drop off and collection point on Brackley Road in Silverstone village. We advise fans to book return Taxis from Silverstone in advance.

  • Silverstone Helicopters

    Silverstone Helicopters are pleased to offer Return Helicopter journeys at the 2016 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX.

    The aircraft that we will be using is the AS355 Twin Squirrel twin engine helicopter with a seating capacity of 5 people per flight.

    Helicopter Shuttles

    Helicopter shuttles will be operated on Sunday 10th July from helipad in Bicester to the Silverstone Heliport

    • £820 +VAT per person, based on a minimum of 4 people (Sunday only).

    Hotel Transfers

    We will be operating transfers from nearby (within 0.1 flying time) hotels during the Grand Prix weekend if requested.  Hotels that fall within this category may include (subject to permission): Fawsley Manor, Northampton Hilton, Northampton Marriott, Whittlebury Hall, Kingfisher Hotel, Devonshire Arms, Mercure Park Hotel.

    • Friday: £3,000 +VAT (max 5 people)
    • Saturday: £3,250 +VAT (max 5 people)
    • Sunday: £3,650 +VAT (max 5 people)

    Silverstone Helicopters provisional operating hours over the weekend are as follows; Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 8:00am to 7:00pm & Sunday 7:00am to 8:00pm

    For more information or to book, please call Silverstone Helicopters on 01869 365 781 or email info@silverstone-helicopters.co.uk.

  • Leaving the venue

    Silverstone has made significant investment in a traffic management system for this weekend. However, as with all large events there may be some delays in exiting car parks at peaks times. Why not stay, enjoy the entertainment, and make the most of your day?

FAQs

  • WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT DISABLED ACCESSIBILITY?

    Please call 0844 3728 232 for further information or view the Accessibility & Event Mobility section of our website here.

  • CAN I BUY A TICKET ON THE GATE?

    Limited tickets will be available on the day, we recommend you book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • WHEN WILL MY TICKETS BE DESPATCHED?

    Ticket despatch starts approximately four – six weeks before the British Grand Prix but tickets may be sent out any time up until one week prior to the event. You’ll receive an email from APC advising when you can expect delivery of your tickets.

  • DO CHILDREN NEED A TICKET?

    Children under 15 will need a ticket for General Admission and Grandstand ticket access. Please ensure you select the number of child tickets you require at the time of purchasing. One adult can accompany up to maximum four children.

  • CAN I GET INTO THE PIT AND OR PADDOCK AREA?

    There is no access to this area of the circuit during the event. Only Formula 1 Paddock Club Hospitality tickets have access to this area of the circuit.

  • HOW WILL I KNOW WHEN MY TICKETS ARE DUE TO ARRIVE?

    You will receive an email from APC around 4:00pm the day before your tickets will be delivered detailing that your tickets are on their way. To ensure you don’t miss the email, please check your junk mail regularly.

  • WHAT AGE DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO BE CLASSED AS A CHILD?

    15 years and under on the day of the event is classed as a child.

  • MY TICKET CONFIRMATION HAS MY OLD DELIVERY ADDRESS ON IT, WHAT SHALL I DO?

    If you receive a dispatch confirmation email from APC which shows your old delivery address, please forward the confirmation email to us on drive@silverstone.co.uk detailing your new address and a daytime contact number. We will then arrange for tickets to be dispatched to the new address.

  • How do I get to Silverstone?
    Please see the ‘getting here’ section of the 2016 British Grand Prix for more details.
  • Where can I park?

    There are Park and Ride parking options that can be purchased along with your tickets. A parking permit must be purchased to park on site. These can be purchased when booking your tickets. If you have purchased a parking permit then you can park in any of the general public parking areas surrounding the venue (once here you will be directed by our marshals).

  • How much does it cost to park?

    We have two parking options: Park and Ride and Circuit Parking.  Park and Ride is only £25 for the weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and are easily accessible, locations tbc.  The Circuit parking is £65 for the weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). For more information on parking and travelling to Silverstone click here.

  • What time do Car Parks open?

    Car parks usually open up to half an hour before Circuit Opening Times. Please note that this is subject to change.

  • Where can I park overnight?

    You will need to purchase a ticket for Woodlands Camping with your three day ticket if you’d like to park next to Silverstone Circuit overnight. Public car parks will be closed overnight.

  • Where can Blue Badge holders park?

    There are a number of disabled parking areas available please call 0844 3728 232 for more information and to book.

  • Do I need a parking permit for my motorbike?

    No you don’t need a parking permit for your motorbike.

  • Can I camp at Silverstone Circuit?

    Weekend camping is available, for holders of three day tickets only, adjacent to and within 250m of Club Corner at the South of the circuit. A mix of permanent and temporary facilities providing toilets, showers and shop provisions are available.

  • How can I purchase camping tickets?

    Camping tickets can be added as an extra onto any event booking in step two. If you have already booked your event tickets, please call the contact centre on 0844 3750 740 quoting your booking reference number. You will then be able to add camping to your original booking. Please note, this will be subject to a further handling fee.

  • DO I NEED TO PURCHASE A PARKING PASS IF I HAVE A CAMPING TICKET?

    No. Parking is covered within the cost of the ticket.

  • Where is the nearest train station?

    Silverstone is situated between three stations: Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury. They are all roughly 30 minutes from the circuit.

  • Where will the giant TV screens be located?

    Screen locations are yet to be confirmed, please refer back to these pages at a later date for more information.

  • Can I take photos?

    Photographic equipment, mobile telephones and other communications devices are permitted within the venue provided that they are used for personal and private non-commercial purposes.

  • Food & Drink

    We have a wide range of vendors around the circuit for all tastes. We have traditional hot snacks such as burgers, fish & chips, jacket potatoes and pies to paninis, baguettes and vegetarian food – but we’re sure you’ll find numerous other options that are very tempting indeed. There are also a number of licensed bars serving beer and other refreshments. Please kindly note that no glass bottles are allowed to be brought into the circuit at any time. You will be asked to leave any glass bottles at the gates if you do bring them. For more information on our food and drink offering.

  • WHICH CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS DO YOU ACCEPT?

    We accept most major credit and debit cards with the exception of Diners Club cards.

  • SILVERSTONE POLICY STATEMENT ON ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES

    Silverstone Circuits Ltd and the police have a zero tolerance policy to illegal substances. The dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by Silverstone Circuits Ltd. Drug enforcement laws are as applicable on site as anywhere else in the country. Police officers and security guards will be on site and will deal with drug offences in accordance with national guidelines. Neither anti-social nor illegal behaviour will be tolerated. You may be searched at the entrance. Any items which the organisers consider may be used in an illegal or offensive manner will be confiscated. Persons suspected of carrying out illegal and / or offensive activities onsite may be searched. If you do get caught you will be escorted off the site, and refused re-admission.

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