The GoPro British Grand Prix MotoGP™ is returning this August, 24 - 26! Tickets from £25

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There’s more activity than ever at this year’s GoPro British Grand Prix MotoGPTM.

Below you can find everything you need to know to plan your day including details of the amazing entertainment on offer.

TIMETABLE

  • FRIDAY
    TIME SESSION
    07:00 24 hours a day Silverstone Radio on Air (87.7 FM)
    08:00 Gates open, Grandstands open and Giant Screens live
    08:00 – 19:00 Entertainment area opens
    09:00 – 09:40 Moto3™ Free Practice 1
    09:40 – 09:55 Entertainment on Main Stage
    09:55 – 10:40 MotoGP™ Free Practice 1
    10:40 – 10:55 Entertainment on Main Stage
    10:55 – 11:40 Moto2™ Free Practice 1
    11:55 – 12:25 British Talent Cup Free Practice 1
    12:25 – 13:10 Entertainment on Main Stage
    13:10 – 13:50 Moto3 Free Practice 2
    13:50 – 14:05 Entertainment on Main Stage
    14:05 – 14:50 MotoGP™ Free Practice 2
    14:50 – 15:05 Entertainment on Main Stage
    15:05 – 15:50 Moto2™ Free Practice 2
    15:50 – 16:10 Entertainment on Main Stage
    16:10 -16:40 British Talent Cup
    16:45 – 17:15 MotoX2
    17:25 – 17:55 British Talent Cup (Qualifying)
    18:30 – 21:00 Main Stage – Brainscape
    20:30 No re-entry to the Venue after this time
    21:30 Close
  • SATURDAY
    TIME SESSION
    24 hours Silverstone Radio on Air (87.7 FM)
    08:00 Gates open, Grandstands open and Giant Screens live
    08:00 – 19:00 Entertainment Areas Open
    09:00 – 09:40 Moto3™ Free Practice 3
    09:40 – 09:55 Entertainment on Main Stage
    09:55 – 10:40 MotoGP™ Free Practice 3
    10:40 – 10:55 Entertainment on Main Stage
    10:55 – 11:40 Moto2™ Free Practice 3
    11:40 – 12:35 Entertainment on Main Stage
    11:50 – 12:25 MotoX2
    12:35 – 13:15 Moto3™ Qualifying
    13:15 – 13:30 Entertainment on Main Stage
    13:30 – 14:00 MotoGP™ Free Practice 4
    14:00 – 14:10 Entertainment on Main Stage
    14:10 – 14:25 MotoGP™ Qualifying 1
    14:35 – 14:50 MotoGP™ Qualifying 2
    14:50 – 15:05 Entertainment on Main Stage
    15:05 – 15:50 Moto2™ Qualifying
    16:05 – 16:25 Entertainment on Main Stage
    16:30 British Talent Cup (Race 1)
    17:15 – 17:45 MotoX2
    17:15 – 18:15 MotoGP™ Pit Walk (Pit Walk ticket holders only)
    17:50-18:20 2W4L auction
    18:30 – 19:50 Support Bands
    20:00 – 21:00 Headline Act Plan B Takes To The Stage
    20:30 No re-entry to the venue after this time
    21:30 Close
  • SUNDAY
    TIME SESSION
    24 hours Silverstone Radio on Air (87.7 FM)
    07:00 Gates open, Grandstands open and Giant Screens live
    07:00 – 19:00 Entertainment Areas Open
    09:15 – 09:45 Entertainment on Main Stage
    09:00 – 09:20 Moto3™ Warm Up
    09:20 – 09:30 Entertainment on Main Stage
    09:30 – 09:50 MotoGP™ Warm Up
    09:50 – 10:00 Entertainment on Main Stage
    10:00 – 10:20 Moto2™ Warm Up
    10:25 – 10:55 MotoX2
    11:00 – 11:15 Entertainment on Main Stage
    11:20 Moto3™ Race (17 laps)
    12:00 – 12:25 Entertainment on Main Stage
    12:21 -12:26 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup Demonstration Lap
    13:00 MotoGP™ Race (20 laps)
    13:50 – 14:15 Entertainment on Main Stage
    14:05 – 14:10 Triumph Demo Lap
    14:30 Moto2™ Race (18 laps)
    15:20 – 15:50 Entertainment on Main Stage
    16:00 – 16:45 British Talent Cup (Race 2)
    17:00 – 18:00 Track Walk
    17:30 – 19:00 Entertainment on Main Stage
    19:00 Entertainment Area Closes
    19:00 No Re-Entry To Venue
    20:00 Close
    21:00 Silverstone Radio Off Air (87.7FM)
 

Main stage live music concerts

Throughout the weekend you will be able to enjoy live acts and entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the main stage.

On Friday 24 August, the opening night of the British Grand Prix weekend, Brainscape will take to the stage. During their 15-year career, Brainscape have entertained crowds the worldwide. Predominantly a rock covers act, they exude energy on stage led by a great front man, fantastic vocal harmonies and a very tight sound.

This year’s headliner, Plan B will take to the stage on the evening of Saturday 25 August.  The award-winning hip-hop and soul artist, will be performing tracks from all of his four albums including the latest Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose.

Sunday evening’s live music entertainment will be provided by RPJ Band. Rick Parfitt Jnr is joined by some of the best session musicians in the country, all of which tour with major artists and together over the last 10 years they have earned their reputation as the best, most engaging, uplifting, foot stomping hands in the air rock band to ever grace the event market.

 

Entertainment Zone

You won’t be short of things to do in the Entertainment Zone, located next to the main stage, here’s a taste of what you can expect on the day:

Activities include

  • Dodgems
  • Bungees trampoline
  • Capriolo
  • Ground reverse bungee
  • Zorbs
  • Foot Darts
  • Segways
  • And so much more!

Tokens are to be purchased to pay for all the above activities.

*Charges may apply

 

Manufacturers Area

The Manufacturers Zone is next to the main stage and here’s what you can expect:

Yamaha, Ducati, Suzuki, Triumph, KTM and Kawasaki will all have their latest model line-up for you to drool over and try for size. Located next to the main stage and trade mall the manufacturer area has a wide range of machines to suit all tastes.

Triumph will also have its new Moto2 racing bike 0n display on the GoPro stand.

This year Ducati is located behind the Luffield Grandstand in its own village area, where as well as the latest model line-up it will have a bike simulator and the new ‘My First Ducati Experience’. Little bikers can pick their ride of choice from Peg Perego’s Ducati licenced ride-on toy range including the 6V Ducati Scrambler and Ducati Desmosedici and the 12V Ducati Hypercross, Ducati Enduro and Ducati GP. Kids aged from two to approximately 10 years can try the exciting Ducati Range.

All types of riders are welcome, as the ‘My First Ducati Experience’ features an area for beginners and an additional area for the more experienced.

If it’s interactivity you’re after… we have something for all ages.

We have Oset electric Bikes for ages 4-12 years – come and try one then watch the Oset Dynamos demo team.

For the grownups – why not enter the world of Extreme Wheelie and brace yourself for the ride of your life.

 

Two Wheels for Life

The official charity of MotoGP™ Two Wheels for Life, will once again take centre stage at the GoPro British Grand Prix on Saturday 25 August.

Two Wheels for Life will be hosting a live auction on the main stage in the entertainment zone giving racing fans the opportunity to get their hands on unique motorcycle memorabilia from the stars of MotoGP™.

Two Wheels for Life hold fundraising events around the world to help raise money for programmes that enable healthcare to reach rural communities in Africa with reliable transport systems. We are the official charity of MotoGP™ and the FIM and with their support we are able to run unique events for motor racing fans.

Whether it’s an exclusive Paddock Experience in Spain, a family day out before the British MotoGP™ or a weekend in the paddock at your favourite race circuit, you can be part of the movement that shows two wheels save lives.

To learn more about Two Wheels for Life, please visit www.twowheelsforlife.org.uk

 

Post-race track walk

Stick around to enjoy our track walk on Sunday evening from 17:00 – 18:00. At 17:00 the barriers to the circuit will be flung open allowing race fans to enter the track and celebrate the biggest race on British soil. Pick up some rubber marbles, place your hands on the circuit, it really is an experience not to be missed! Signs for access points are displayed on the relevant gates around the venue.

More information about the access points will follow closer to the event but it’s not one to be missed!

 

Pleasure flights

Have you ever wondered what Silverstone Circuit would look like from the air? Pleasure Flights will be operating on Friday and Saturday*. Visit the Pleasure Flight base at the Heliport by Hangar Straight for more information.

For further details simply go to the heliport on the day. 

Prices start from £99 per person.

*Weather permitting

 

The British Army will be here in full force

If you have an interest in seeking a challenge, adventure or training you can find out more about Army life.

Local soldiers will also be talking to visitors and answering questions about their roles in the Army Reserves and Regular Army.

Why not come and sit in the cockpit and see the view of an Army Air Corps Pilot and come and have a chat with the ground crew.

 

Food and Drink

It’s easy to find your favourite food and drink this year at the Silverstone MotoGP™ by using the food and drink maps available to pick up on the day.

With a wide selection of great tasting options including:

  • British Gourmet Burgers
  • Thai
  • Indian
  • Mexican
  • Barista Coffee
  • Street Food + Craft Beer Depot
  • Plus so much more
 

Woodlands Campsite

In addition to all of the above, those who are camping at Silverstone’s official campsite, Woodlands, will benefit from so much more entertainment, including:

  • BT Sport broadcasting live, read below for more information!
  • Comedy shows
  • Rockaoke
  • Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • Dad Dancing Contest
  • Chilli Eating Contest
  • Band Theft Audio
  • Ska Face
  • The Ouse Valley Singles Club
  • Silent Disco
  • And so much more – check out the full entertainment line up on the Woodlands website.
 

BT Sport at Silverstone

MotoGP broadcaster BT Sport will be making the Silverstone MotoGP round something special for the home round by showing almost 26 hours of live filming from one of the season’s fastest tracks.

The television action begins bright and early on BT Sport One at 8.45am on Friday morning and runs all the way through to 4.15pm that day. At 7pm a full hour long show hosted by Suzi Perry, Colin Edwards, Neil Hodgson and Gavin Emmett will be broadcast live from the Woodlands Campsite.

On Saturday, the action starts at 8.55am and continues through to 5.15pm to cover all of the practice and qualifying sessions with Sunday’s raceday thrills launching at 10.30am with morning warm-up and running all of the way through to 5.15pm. This will include BT Sport’s James Toseland hosting a special live broadcast of ‘The Chequered Flag’ show at 3.30pm on Sunday.

And there’s more…

You can be among the first in the world to see the all-new Triumph Motorcycles Moto2 racing bike as it takes to the track at the Silverstone MotoGP event with former racer and BT Sport host James Toseland showing the bike off on the famous Silverstone circuit.

The Triumph Moto2 bike will be out on track on Sunday at around 3.05pm* with Toseland heading out for a hot lap on the new three-cylinder racing bike.

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