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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.

All tickets purchased after 23:59 on Tuesday 28 June will be held for collection at the circuit. Details of Ticket Collection is here. Park & Ride & Virgin Train service will also be off sale from this time.

Ticket Collection

ALL tickets purchased after midnight on Tuesday 28 June will be held for collection at the circuit.

International orders purchased after 5pm on Tuesday 21st June are already being held for you at ticket collection.

Ticket collection will be located at the Main Event Reception near Gate 1 and will be open at the following times:

Day Time
Wednesday 8am – 9pm
Thursday 8am – 9pm
Friday 6:30am – 9pm
Saturday 5:30am – 7pm
Sunday 5:30am – 2pm

2016 On The Day General Admission (includes roving on Friday

On the day tickets can be purchased from Gate 1 (near tickets collection), Gate 3 (near Woodcote) & Gate 17 ( near main gate).

  • Change your location throughout the day
  • Roving grandstand seat* on Friday only (excluding Club Silverstone grandstand)
  • General admission from our viewing banks on Saturday

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

Adult Prices* Child Prices* (0 – 15)
3 Day Weekend SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Sunday SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Saturday £80 £40

 

2016 On The Day Grandstands Tickets (3 day ticket includes roving on Friday and Saturday)

On the day tickets can be purchased from Gate 1 (near tickets collection), Gate 3 (near Woodcote) & Gate 17 ( near main gate).

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

Sunday Grandstand Ticket

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

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

Adult/Child Prices*
3 Day Weekend – Luffield £350
3 Day Weekend – National Pits Straight £350
3 Day Weekend – Woodcote B £350
3 Day Weekend – Copse A/B £350
3 Day Weekend – Stowe A/C £300
Sunday – Luffield £300
Sunday – National Pits Straight £300
Sunday – Woodcote B £300
Sunday – Copse A/B £300
Sunday – Stowe A/C £250

 

2016 On The Day Parking and Camping

Car Parking 3 Day £95
Sunday £60
Saturday £32.50
Friday £22

2016 On The Day Upgrades

These are only available inside the circuit for fans who already have a Saturday/Sunday/weekend GA entry ticket.

On the day upgrades will be available at Ticket Upgrade booths in the following locations: Woodcote & Stowe.  

Day Adult Price Child Price (15 & under)
Saturday*  £40 £20
Sunday*  £140 £140

*upgrade to roving grandstand seat on Saturday
**upgrade to reserved seat on Sunday

Grandstand Views

Club Corner Abbey Village B Village A Stowe C

Timetable

  • 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)
    14:30 -19:30 International Pits Straight grandstand open
    15:15 – 16:15 Public Pit Lane walk – Red Wristband holders
    16:30 - 17:30 Public Pit Lane Walk - Pink Glittery Wristband
    17:45 - 18:45 Public Pit Lane Walk - White Wristband
    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
    21:00 Last re-entry times for the public
    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)
    17:10 – 18:00 Drivers’ Fan Forum on E-Zone main stage
    18:00 – 18:15 E-Zone main stage activity
    18:15 - 18:45 The Severs concert
    18:50 - 19:20 Lucy Spraggan concert
    20:00 Last re-entry times for the public
    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 & Family 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 (13 laps or 30 mins)
    11:30 FORMULA 1 drivers’ track parade
    11:45 – 12:15 FORMULA 1 starting grid presentation
    12:20 Red Arrows air display
    12:46 National Anthem performed by Laura Wright
    12:47 Red Arrows fly past
    13:00 – 15:00 2016 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX (52 laps or 120 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
    18:45 Last re-entry times for the public
    18:00 – 19:00 The Feeling concert
 

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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

  • WOODLANDS CAMPSITE

    If you are coming to the circuit and staying at Woodlands Campsite please read the following instructions carefully.

    To make sure your journey is as quick as possible we do not recommend using a sat nav when approaching Silverstone. Please follow the directions below and follow the yellow route on the event signage when you get close to the circuit.

    From M1

    Exit the motorway at Junction 15A and take the A43 towards Towcester. Silverstone is signposted from there and the Yellow Route will be indicated closer to the circuit.

    From M40

    Exit at Junction 10 onto the A43. Silverstone is signposted from there and the Yellow Route will be indicated closer to the circuit.

     On arrival at the circuit

    All Live In Vehicles and tents with hook-ups please follow live in camping route route when you get onto the Dadford Road.

    All tent camping please follow tent camping route route when you get onto the Dadford Road.

    Both routes go straight over the main entrance roundabout, you will then need to position yourself into the correct lane according to the event signage ie either the AB route or the C route.

    Please note: If you have tent camping but you have a hook-up, while you have a C pass, you need to follow the AB route to pick up your hook-up.

    Departure

    We strongly advise that you do not rush to leave the campsite on Sunday after the race, we recommend you stay and enjoy the evening entertainment in the circuit or campsite.

    Delays are expected when departing on Sunday and some vehicle gates will be closed due to the one way traffic system in operation.

     

  • 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 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.

    Circuit Car Parking Prices

    • 3 Day – £65
    • Sunday – £50
    • Saturday – £25
    • Friday – £15

    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 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.

    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 parking on the event traffic 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 parking on the event traffic signage.

    Circuit parking 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.

     Disabled Parking

    If you have booked disabled parking (this can only be done in advance of the event) then please follow disabled parking on the event traffic signage.

  • Virgin trains

    Virgin Trains packages will come off sale at midnight on Tuesday 28 June. All Virgin Train packages orders purchased before this time will be posted to you. 

    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. To book this service you can add it as an extra when booking your Sunday tickets.

    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 tickets will come off sale at midnight on Tuesday 28 June. All Park and Ride orders purchased before this time will be posted to you. 

    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.

    All P&R sites open at 5am on Friday and Saturday and 4am on Sunday.

    Departure Journeys

    First buses depart from the P&R sites at 6am on Friday and Saturday and 5am on Sunday. The last buses depart from the P&R sites to Silverstone at 10:30am Friday and 11am on Saturday & Sunday, so please ensure you arrive in plenty of time.

    Return Journeys:
    Return journeys from Silverstone back to the Park & Ride sites will start from 16.00 on Friday and Saturday and 15.15 on Sunday.  Last departures will be 18.30 on Friday, 18.45 on Saturday, and 19.45 on Sunday.

    There will be a scheduled return service – with strictly limited capacity – for those looking to stay until the entertainment has concluded on the Main Stage on Friday and Saturday evenings.  This will depart at 22.00 on Friday and 21.00 on Saturday, and will be the final service to the Park & Ride car parks.

  • Bus

    Local bus services will be operating throughout the weekend from Milton Keynes Central train station, Northampton train station, Northampton bus station & Sixfields football ground, to Silverstone Circuit.

    There is no need to book, just turn up on the day and pay the driver.

    For more information on prices, timetables and planning your journey, please visit the Stagecoach 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?

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