YOUR BIKE, OUR TRACK

Experience the adrenaline rush of riding round Britain’s only MotoGP circuit. Whether you’re a novice biker or a pro, you’ll love the thrill of the track, the camaraderie of the pits, and the expert, friendly instruction. Open the throttle and hone your riding skills around the legendary corners and straights of the famous Silverstone circuit.

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£149.00

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Circuit Configurations

National Circuit

The 1.6 mile National circuit is the northern part of the famous Grand Prix circuit, and includes iconic corners such as Maggotts, Luffield and Copse.

International Circuit

The 1.8 mile International circuit is the southern loop of the famous Grand Prix track. A good mix of corners, and includes iconic Hangar Straight.

Grand Prix Circuit

Ride in the shadow of legends on the 3.6 mile, 17-corner, fast-flowing Grand Prix circuit. Quick, challenging and rewarding.

Stowe Circuit

Stretching over 1.08 miles, Stowe is in the middle of all the action. We think it’s the ideal teaching circuit.

Date Session Circuit Price Book
Thursday 11 August
Suzuki All Star Day
Bike Track Day Grand Prix Circuit £199
Masterclass Skills Grand Prix Circuit £499
Friday 12 August Bike Track Day International Circuit £159
Masterclass Skills International Circuit £399
Friday 26 August Bike Track Day International Circuit £159
Masterclass Skills National £399
Friday 16 September Bike Track Day International Circuit £159
Masterclass Skills International Circuit £399
Thursday 29 September Bike Track Day Grand Prix Circuit £199
Masterclass Skills Grand Prix Circuit £499
Tuesday 4 October Bike Track Day National £149
Masterclass Skills National £399

Your Day

You’ll be based in the Wing Pit and Paddock for the International circuit, Heritage Pit and Paddock for the National and GP circuits, and Stowe Complex for the Stowe circuit.

Once you arrive, our meet-and-greet team will direct you to your group garage area, where you’ll register. Once you’ve done this, you can grab a free breakfast roll and hot drink to start your day right.

You will be grouped into one of three riding groups. Each group will have its own instructor, who will show you the ropes on and off the track. They’ll be happy to answer any questions you have, and tell you about our one-to-one video review sessions that are also available on the day.

After the team introduction and safety briefing, each group will take it in turns on track. We make sure everyone gets enough track time, so each riding group will have six sessions of about 20 minutes each.

Example schedule

  • 07:00 registration opens
  • 08:15 registration closes
  • 08:20 welcome and safety briefing
  • 09:00 track opens – first group on track
    All three riding groups rotate throughout the day
  • 17:00 track closes

There is a one-hour lunch break on the National and International circuits.

YOUR RIDING GROUP

We put you into one of three groups, depending on the information you give us about your experience when you book. This helps us ensure you’re on track and with riders of similar ability. To make sure you’re in the right group, we’ll check how you’re doing throughout the day, and make changes to your group if necessary.

GROUP 1 (WHITE)

For track day newcomers or riders with limited track experience. Practise your skills with expert instructors and enjoy riding in a safe, encouraging environment. ‘See the track as an extension of the road’.

GROUP 2 (BLUE)

For more experienced road or track riders with a few days under their belt. Take your riding skills up a gear as you make the most of your machine. The Silverstone track is waiting.

GROUP 3 (RED)

For more experienced track day riders looking to spend some valuable time on the UK’s only GP circuit. Not only will you have the freedom of a quiet track, you’ll have it for the longest time possible.

MASTERCLASS with Niall Mackenzie

In a dedicated classroom area, you can work through your personal riding goals with an expert instructor. Visit  the Masterclass tab more information.

Email biketrackdays@silverstone.co.uk if you have a specific question.

Masterclass - New for 2016

Masterclass runs with the help of former GP rider and BSB Champion, Niall Mackenzie. It’s perfect for all abilities looking to improve their riding skills. Niall oversees the Masterclass team on most dates, but when he has racing commitments, double World Superbike Champion Troy Corser and British Supersport champion and TT winner Steve Plater head up the days. See below for the full list of dates.

After you’ve completed a questionnaire, Niall will review your information and create a programme for you and your instructor to work through. Throughout the day, we’ll review your progress, as well as film your ride and analyse the footage with you.

At the end of the day, you’ll have an assessment with your instructor. Niall will give you this written assessment, along with a copy of your riding footage.

What’s included:

  • Masterclass host
  • VIP classroom area
  • 3:1 rider to instructor ratio
  • Breakfast and lunch, tea, coffee and water
  • USB with footage of your day
  • End-of-day written assessment
  • Leather hire available
Date Circuit Host
Thursday 11 August Grand Prix Circuit Steve Plater
Friday 12 August International Circuit Steve Plater
Friday 26 August National Circuit Troy Corser
Friday 16 September International Circuit Troy Corser
Thursday 29 September Grand Prix Circuit Troy Corser
Tuesday 4 October National Circuit Niall Mackenzie

Suzuki All Star Day

Suzuki’s annual All-Star track day returns to Silverstone for 2016, with this year’s event taking place on the prestigious Grand Prix circuit on August 11 at a cost of £199pp.

The event has become a key feature of Suzuki’s event calendar, and will again be attended by a host of special guests, including Bennetts Suzuki’s Ryuichi Kiyonari and Tommy Bridewell.

Joining the British Superbike stars will be Motovudu founder and former 500GP race-winner, Simon Crafar, former World and British Superbike racer-turned-commentator, James Whitham, and three-time British Superbike champion, John Reynolds.

All riders will be on hand to offer riding tips and advice throughout the day, and also provide some free on-track instruction. There will also be a free goody bag for all who attend.

Requirements

Eligibility Group 1 (white) Group 2 (blue) Group 3 (red)
A2 licence with restricted motorcycle to 46 bhp X X
DVLA full unrestricted motorcycle licence
European or Rest of World full unrestricted licence
ACU licence (if rider is 18/19 years old then proof of 10 meetings must be provided) X
  • Insurance: standard insurance does not cover Bike Track Day riding. Please make your own arrangements for accident cover.
  • Minimum engine size: 300cc (125cc race bike) in a road or track-worthy condition (machine suitability is at the discretion of circuit staff).
  • Leathers: one-piece leather suit or two-piece zip together from hip to hip. NO CORDURA OR TEXTILE SUITS ALLOWED. Silverstone leathers are available to hire when you book.
  • Helmet: must comply with current ACU/FIM regulations.
  • Noise: all motorcycles must comply with the Silverstone Circuit noise limits of 105dB static test and 102dB drive-by test. Aftermarket cans or exhausts must have baffles fitted.
  • Riders must be 20 or over: or 18 with an ACU licence and a minimum of 10 meetings (proof required at sign on).
  • Please have the photocard of your DVLA (or country equivalent) licence.

Leather Hire

Don’t have leathers for your track day? Hire a set from us for the day. We stock a full range of Alpinestars 2 piece leather suits to fit various sizes from 36’ to 52’ inch chest and 5ft 2’ – 6ft 5’ height.

You can book your leathers at the same time as booking your track day and your suit will be waiting for you on the day.

Leather hire

Testimonials

“Your facilities are fantastic. The whole day was professionally run and friendly. This was the best track day yet.”

“Best track day I’ve ever done.”

“The best-run, most relaxed and most enjoyable I’ve attended by far.”

“Silverstone is amazing. I loved every minute I was out on track.”

“Slick organisation, attention to detail and impressive customer care mark out the new Silverstone track days.” Read the full MCN review.

“It was the perfect testing ground for my own skills and a brilliant day out.” Charlie Oakman ‘Ultimate Sport’ – Fast Bikes Magazine. Read Charlie’s full report

Our Partners

YAMAHA
Yamaha has given us a fleet of YZF-R1 bikes – fitted with a class-leading electronics package – ready to test out on the tarmac. These have been developed directly from MotoGP’s World Championship-winning machines – so naturally they were our first choice for track days and development programmes. Visit the Yamaha website for full product details and dealer locator.

HERTZ UK
Hertz UK helps keep things moving, by giving us two brand new Ford Jumbo vans. We use the vans for bike recovery on track days and offsite events – they enable us to travel comfortably with up to four bikes. For more information visit the Hertz website.

R&G
The Yamaha R1 instructor bikes are all crash protected, courtesy of R&G – a company that sets the standard in crash protection. Even a bike falling from its side stand could cost thousands to repair, so having crash protection is essential. For more information please visit the R&G website.

PIRELLI
Our instructors’ Yamaha R1s are fitted with Pirelli’s latest Supersport tyres – Diablo Rosso III. For more information visit the Pirelli website.

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