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2017 Octo British Grand Prix MotoGP™

25 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2017 09:00 27 Aug 2017 18:00 Europe/London 2017 Octo British Grand Prix MotoGP™ The Circuit of Wales steps up a gear at this year’s British MotoGP™ as the spectacular race weekend is promoted solely by Britain’s newest leisure, business and motor sport venue! Silverstone Circuit

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Overview

The British MotoGP™ moves to the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 25-27) in 2017 – and with the new earlier summer date, spectacular racing and three entertainment-fuelled days taking place at Silverstone, it’s going to be a race weekend not to be missed.

The best riders in the world will compete on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in the race for the MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™ world titles – in what always turns out to be spectacular racing.

Who can forget the amazing 2016 race? There was everything that the fans and global TV audience look for. Cal Crutchlow, fresh from his maiden MotoGP™ win, qualified on pole and finished second after a thrilling race-long duel with Valentino Rossi, Marc Marquez, Andrea Iannone and Dani Pedrosa. Out in front, Maverick Vinales gave Suzuki its first win since its return to the championship and there was even a Red Flag following a massive crash involving Loris Baz and Pol Espargaro.

The on-track action promises to be just as exciting in 2017. But importantly for race fans and their families, there will be a big emphasis on family entertainment around the whole of Silverstone – with a massive Grand Prix Village hosting live bands on stage to entertain the crowds every night, a bigger family fairground, more displays and a bigger variety of food and drink outlets. And as Bank Holiday Monday follows the race day, there will be a big Race Day Party held after the racing has finished on Sunday evening.

The 2017 MotoGP™ is promoted by The Circuit of Wales and the race will be run at Silverstone until the purpose-built £375 million South Wales valley venue is completed.

Want to give tickets as a gift, but can’t wait that long? Download your 2017 gift certificate here.

BBC Children In Need
As an official supporter of this year’s BBC Children In Need Appeal, the promoters of the British MotoGP™ are proud and delighted to donate £1,786 to the fantastic BBC UK charity.

 
Buy Tickets

2017 General Admission (includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

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

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

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (2 – 15) Child Prices* (under 2)
3 Day Weekend £72 £36 £0
Sunday £60 £36 £0
Saturday £50 £0 £0
Friday £28 £0 £0

Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

Spread the cost of a 3 day ticket using Zebra Finance, more details on the Zebra Finance tab.

General Admission Family Tickets – 2 adults & 2 children (15 & under)

  • 3 Day Weekend – £192
  • Sunday – £172

To book your family tickets, please speak to our contact centre on 0844 3750 740.

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2017 Platinum Grandstands (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

3 day Grandstand Ticket

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

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

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

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

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 & Under)
3 Day Weekend – National Pits Straight £140 £70
3 Day Weekend – Luffield £140 £70
3 Day Weekend – Woodcote A £140 £70
3 Day Weekend – Woodcote B £140 £70
Sunday – National Pits Straight £120 £60
Sunday – Luffield £120 £60
Sunday – Woodcote A £120 £60
Sunday – Woodcote B £120 £60

Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

Spread the cost of a 3 day ticket using Zebra Finance, more details on the Zebra Finance tab.

2017 Gold Grandstands (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

3 day Grandstand Ticket

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

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

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

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

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 & Under)
3 Day Weekend – Becketts £120 £60
3 Day Weekend – Club Corner £120 60
3 Day Weekend – Village A £120 £60
Sunday – Becketts £94 £47
Sunday – Club Corner £94 £47
Sunday – Village A £94 £47

Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

Spread the cost of a 3 day ticket using Zebra Finance, more details on the Zebra Finance tab.

2017 Silver Grandstands (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

3 day Grandstand Ticket

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

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

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

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

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 & Under)
3 Day Weekend – Abbey £94 £47
Sunday – Abbey £72 £36

Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

Spread the cost of a 3 day ticket using Zebra Finance, more details on the Zebra Finance tab.

2017 Fan Grandstands (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

Back by popular demand in 2017 will be Fan Grandstands – dedicated grandstands where you can join fans from around the world to support your favourite teams or riders and really make some noise! Last year’s Aprilia, Ducati, Sam Lowes, Suzuki and the Valentino Rossi VR46 Fan Club grandstands sold out in record time! More Fan Grandstands will be released soon.

3 day Grandstand Ticket

  • Three day option
  • Roving grandstand seat on Friday and Saturday in all grandstands
  • Allocated seat in your chosen fan grandstand on Sunday
  • FREE fan gift*

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

  • Sunday only option
  • Reserved grandstand seat in your chosen fan grandstand on Sunday
  • FREE fan gift*
Adult Prices* Child Prices* (15 & Under)
Suzuki – Copse A 3 Day Weekend£120

Sunday – £94

3 Day Weekend£60

Sunday – £47

VR46 Fan Club – Copse B & C 3 Day Weekend£120

Sunday – £94

3 Day Weekend£60

Sunday – £47

Marc Marquez – Village B 3 Day Weekend£120

Sunday – £94

3 Day Weekend£60

Sunday – £47

Ducati – Luffield 3 Day Weekend£140

Sunday – £120

3 Day Weekend£70

Sunday – £60

*Fan gift items are provided by the supporting team and are provisional & subject to change. Tickets prices will increase over time until the event date. Book early to benefit from cheaper prices.

Spread the cost of a 3 day ticket using Zebra Finance, more details on the Zebra Finance tab.

Parking and Camping

Car Parking 3 Day £30
Sunday £20
Saturday £10
Friday £0
Camping Adult £69
Child £20
Park and Ride Sunday £10

For more information on the campsite, scroll down to our Camping section.

Hotels

Need a place to stay over the British Grand Prix weekend? Check out our new Accommodation Service website that checks room availability at some of
the best hotels within 25 miles of the circuit

Hospitality

There’s a fantastic selection of hospitality packages to choose from each with magnificent circuit views, excellent food and plenty of trackside action.

Take a look at our packages here.

2017 Day of Champions

Information for the 2017 Day of Champions will be released closer to the event, when Circuit of Wales and the official charity have finalised details. Check back to this page at a later date for more information or sign up to our newsletter here.

Zebra Finance

From 1st Feb you can purchase your 2017 Octo British Grand Prix (MotoGP™) weekend tickets using an Instalment Plan provided by Zebra Finance. This option lets you pay for your tickets over 5 monthly instalments.

But be quick, from 1 April 2017, the number of instalments goes down to 4.

0% INTEREST

On our instalment plan option we’re offering 0% interest on all weekend ticket purchases made through Zebra Finance.

The repayments via the Zebra Finance Instalment Plan are illustrated with the Representative Example below:

Amount of credit £270
Repayable by 5 monthly instalments of £54
Total amount repayable £270
Annual rate of interest (fixed) 0%
APR Representative 0%

5 month example based upon purchase of 2 tickets of £120 each plus car parking of £30.

Silverstone Circuits is an Appointed Representative of Zebra Finance (a trading name of Zebra Finance Limited) who are a lender and broker. Silverstone Circuits does not receive a commission for making credit introductions. Credit is arranged by Zebra Finance, Lincoln House, Stephensons Way, Wyvern Business Park, Derby DE21 6LY www.zebrafinance.com. The lender will be R Raphaels & Sons Plc. Credit is subject to application, other terms and status. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Please note: the total value of your checkout will be for the ticket(s) plus any linked transport and accommodation for 2017 Octo British Grand Prix (MotoGP™) selected during the checkout process (this excludes merchandise and other event or experiences). You will be contacted by Zebra Finance who will confirm the Instalment Plan details upon a successful application.

To view FAQS about Zebra Finance, please see the FAQ section below.

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Entertainment

 
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It’s going to be an entertainment-fuelled 2017 British MotoGP™, with the new August Bank Holiday Weekend date bringing a summer family party feel to Silverstone (August 25-27).

Grand Prix Village

The new Grand Prix Village will be the place to head for off-track entertainment, with a bigger family fairground, more displays and a bigger variety of food and drink outlets. Building on the success of 2016, there will be a live stage with great bands performing every night – and back by popular demand will be attractions such as the Pit Walk, E-Zone, Xtreme Action and simulators – plus MUCH more.

And for those fans who don’t need to rush home immediately after the racing has finished on Sunday, there will be a great Race Day Party to enjoy!

 

Food

 
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Freemans Event Planners

Food & Drink

For 35 years, Freemans Event Partners, previously SFC, has been feeding the crowds of Silverstone. We are passionate about providing great tasting food quickly. Variety is the spice of life and with plenty of options available you can take your pick. If you’re looking for something more traditional then tuck into a gourmet burger, or for those who fancy something more exotic, why not head over to one of our varied food and drink outlets?

Check back closer to the event to view our food & drink maps and menus for 2017.

 

Camping

 
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Silverstone Woodlands is our official campsite for MotoGP™ and being just a stone’s throw away from the circuit (150m), with quality facilities including hot showers, flushing toilets, a dedicated cleaning team and entertainment to suit everyone, what more could you want?

For the 2017 Octo British Grand Prix MotoGP, Woodlands is open from Wednesday 23 August until Monday 28 August*.

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.

*event date is provisional and campsite opening times may change.

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!

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…

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!

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!

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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!

COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLES

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!

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 back at 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.

FUN FAIR

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

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!

BIG SCREENS

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

PRICING

  • ADULT
    • Price per adult – £69
    • 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 – £20
    • Camping with Adults in Family, Lively or Disabled Areas
    • Child focused entertainment: Kid’s comedy, radio controlled vehicles, treasure hunts & more!
  • LIVE-IN VEHICLE
    • Family (pitch 7m x 8m) – £30
    • Lively standard (pitch 7m x 8m) – £30
    • Lively large (pitch 6m x 12m) – £50

    Additional cost per adults is £69 and child is £20

  • ELECTRIC HOOK-UPS
    • Family tent – £70
    • Lively tent – £70
    • Disabled tent – £70
    • Family Live-in – £100
    • Lively Live-in – £100
    • Lively large Live-in – £140

Getting Here

  • PARKING AT THE CIRCUIT

    If you are travelling by motorbike, you will not be issued with a parking pass as motorbike parking is free of charge. Please continue to select this option in the booking process to help us manage parking at the event.

    Customers arriving by car will need to purchase a parking permit in advance for Saturday and Sunday, Friday & Thursday is free;

    • Weekend (3 day) – £30
    • Sunday – £20
    • Saturday – £10
    • Friday – FREE
    • Thursday (DoC) – FREE

    Car park passes are available subject to availability. One car park pass is allocated per four tickets booked.

    Your parking permit must be fixed to your windscreen, failure to display a valid pass will result in a parking notice charge. Camping is not permitted in any of the car parks.

    To make sure your journey is 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.

  • Park & Ride

    Park & Ride tickets allow you to park your car in a secure location and jump on a direct bus shuttle to the circuit. Tickets can be purchased along with your event tickets and a parking permit must be purchased to park on site. These can be purchased when booking your ticket.

    Park & Ride location to be confirmed.

    Park & Ride Prices –

    • Sunday – £10

    The pass you will receive with your tickets is required for both your inbound and outbound journey, so please keep it safe. Park & Ride tickets must be booked in advance of your visit.

    *Please note – park & ride is not suitable for bike parking; however, bike parking at the circuit is FREE.

  • TRAIN

    The nearest mainline stations are Milton Keynes and Northampton. Click here to visit the National Rail Enquiries website and plan your journey.

  • BUS

    Local bus services will be operating throughout the weekend from Milton Keynes Central train station, Northampton train station & Northampton bus station to Silverstone Circuit. There is no need to book, just turn up on the day and pay the driver.

    Price, timetables and services will be confirmed closer to the event.

  • 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

  • LEAVING THE VENUE

    Silverstone has made significant investment with the MotoGP and the Circuit of Wales to improve the 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 avoid peak leaving times, by staying and enjoying the entertainment after the track action has finished?

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