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FAQS

COVID

If UK Government guidelines prevent Silverstone from hosting events with spectators, then ticket holders will be given the option to transfer their ticket to the following year.

The health and safety of fans, staff and teams visiting Silverstone remains our highest priority. We are working with the relevant authorities including Public Health England and the local agencies to ensure we put in place all the necessary policies and procedures to deliver COVID safe events.

Tickets

Yes, you can redeem your Silverstone Gift Voucher at the checkout. If there is anything left to pay on the balance, you will need to pay with card to cover the total cost. Please note that if the voucher is more than the total of the event, the remainder of the voucher is lost.

We recommend checking the tickets you hold by logging into your account. 

Step 1) click here to open the log in page.  
Step 2) follow the handy guide and find your event booking.   

Children who are 15 years and under on the day of the event will be classed as a child and will need a ticket for entry into the venue.

We’re sorry, Silverstone is unable to offer refunds or exchanges for tickets unless the event is cancelled due to any circumstance for which Silverstone Circuits LTD is covered by its relevant insurance cover.

We will email you a link to your E-Tickets. Using the link contained inside the email, you will simply login into your account and download your tickets.

Yes, children aged 15 and under go free but will need a ticket for entry into the venue. Please ensure that you select the number of child tickets you require at the time of purchasing. One adult can accompany a maximum of four children.

Yes, a limited number of tickets will be available to purchase on the gate. We recommend booking your tickets early to benefit from the cheapest prices and to avoid disappointment.

New for 2021. You will now receive an E-Ticket, which you may print or display on your phone to gain entry into the circuit.

Event Need to Know

The circuit gates will open from 08:00 each day.

Yes, there will be a free of charge pit walk over the event weekend on a first come first served basis. The time will confirmed closer to the event. Please note pit walks are provisional and subject to change.

Yes, you can follow the race commentary on Radio Silverstone at 87.7FM. Our merchandise shops stock small, portable radios for you to tune into all of the on track action. 

Yes, the Paddock is open to the public throughout the event. Access to the Pit Garages and the Pit Lane is restricted to Teams.

Getting Around the Event

Yes, you can bring your bike into the circuit, though not into the grandstands. For safety reasons, do not lock bikes to the grandstands as they will be removed. Please be aware that all roadways are in use during the event so be alert at all times. Bicycles should not be riden through the paddocks. Bikes left anywhere in the venue are solely at the owners' risk.

At Silverstone we have a wide range of facilities and services available to you. Please visit our Accessibility section on the website. If you have further questions, please email us on [email protected] and we will be happy to help you with your query.

 

 

Silverstone has wheelchair accessible viewing areas open for the event. Our terraces at Luffield, Luffield Complex and Copse have allocated wheelchair bays with space for carers with fold up deckchairs.

Visit the Accessibility section for full details. 

Yes, ask the staff at the gate to stamp your hand as you leave the circuit. Re-entry to the site will only be permitted if the person has their hand stamped and is in possession of a valid ticket for the event. Please review the timetable to check the last re-entry times each day.

Your ticket includes; roving grandstand seating, free parking and access to the National Paddock plus entrance to the Pit Walk (Sunday only, time TBC). Access to the pit garages pit lane is restricted to working teams and competitors.

Getting to the Circuit

Our Getting Here section can help you to plan your journey to the circuit. As the circuit and routes gets busy, please ensure that you leave plenty of time for your journey.

Silverstone is well supported by many rail stations close by. The closest station is Wolverton – approximately 10 miles (16km) away from the circuit. Wolverton Station offers direct train services to London.

In the area and all under 13 miles (20km) away are Banbury, Milton Keynes and Northampton rail stations. Which have services from Euston and Birmingham New Street. 

Parking

Yes, Silverstone has a number of accessible parking spaces for Blue Badge holders. 

Please visit our Accessibilty section on the website.

We do not allow overnight parking in our car parks. Our car parks will be closed overnight.

Parking your motorbike is free and you will not need a permit for this event. Our public parking is clearly signposted and our stewards will be on site to direct you.

Car parks open up to half an hour before circuit gate opening times. Please note that this is subject to change.

Yes, parking at Silverstone Circuit is free for this event. Our public parking is clearly signposted and our stewards will be on site to direct you.

Our Facilities

Yes, our merchandise shops sell a limited selection of essential items. Alternatively, items can be purchased in the nearby Silverstone village. 

We have a wide range of vendors around the circuit for all tastes – from burgers, fish & chips, jacket potatoes and pies to paninis, baguettes and vegetarian food and many more. There are also a number of licensed bars serving beer and other refreshments.

Please note - You are allowed to bring reasonable amounts of alcohol for personal consumption into the venue, though excessive amounts will be refused at the gate. No glass bottles or containers are allowed to be bought into the circuit at any time. You will be asked to leave them at the gates.

The opening times for the cafés across the event are,
National Paddock Pit Stop Café: 07:30 to 21:00
Coffee Shop: 08:00 to 18:00
Paddock Grill: 08:00 to 18:00
Various catering mobile outlets will also be open around the site.

Yes, we will have giant viewing screens placed around the circuit so you won't miss a moment of the action. Screen locations are to be confirmed. Please check these pages closer to the event.

Yes, Silverstone shops sell a variety of merchandise during the event.
Alternatively, you can visit the online shop now

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

There are multiple cash machines located around the circuit. Charges for cash withdrawals may apply.

Security at the Circuit

Yes, as we have enhanced security measures in place, you may be searched upon entering the venue. You are limited to one rucksack per person with a maximum capacity of 20 litres.  

To help us ensure a smooth entry process, please

  •  Arrive early and leave plenty of time for searches
  • Do not leave your bag unattended at any time
  • Read our list of prohibited items 

For security reasons, we are unable to offer a luggage storage facility on site.

Yes, Silverstone Circuits Ltd has a zero tolerance policy to illegal substances. Drug enforcement laws are as applicable on site as anywhere else in the country – and the dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by Silverstone Circuits Ltd. Police officers and security guards will be on site throughout the event and will deal with drug offences in accordance with national guidelines. Neither anti-social nor illegal behaviour will be tolerated. 

Please note that you may be searched at the entrance. Any items which the organisers consider to 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, you may be escorted off the site, and refused re-admission.

Only Registered Assistance Dogs with prior arrangement are admitted into the venue and car parks. To register please email [email protected] in advance of the event.

Yes, to ensure safety at the circuit for all our visitors throughout the event, the following items are prohibited at the venue:

  • Bags over 20 litre capacity

  • Glass bottles and glass containers

  • BBQs

  • Restricted and illegal substances

  • Offensive weapons

  • Items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable

  • Drones or remote-controlled aircraft

  • Step ladders or any similar item which may obstruct another attendees' view

  • Lasers

  • Fireworks / pyrotechnics

  • Any items which might be subject to ambush marketing

  • Smoke canisters  

  • Tents and shelters  

  • Four-wheeled carry carts (doesn’t include those used to carry children, but must be empty at the gate

  • Powered scooters (excluding disability scooters) / hover boards  

  • Electric cycles  

  • Sun parasols

  • Excessive alcohol, although you will be permitted to bring a reasonable amount into the Venue for personal consumption.

     

  • No animals (excluding Assistance Dogs) will be admitted to the circuit or any car parks. All registered assistance dogs are welcome. However, before your arrival please email us on [email protected] so that the necessary arrangements can be made.

Yes, photographic equipment, mobile telephones and other private communication devices are permitted within the venue provided that they are for personal and private non commercial purposes.