Bike Track Days

Why not cross another item off your bucket list or buy a gift with memories that last a lifetime? Doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or a pro, you’ll love the thrill of the track, the camaraderie of the pits, and our expert, friendly instruction. 

LASTEST COVID-19 GUIDANCE

Our team has worked hard to incorporate Government Covid-19 guidelines to make our activities safe for everyone, this does mean that you’ll notice some changes on the day

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2021 Bike Track Day Dates

*Dates are subject to change.

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Grand Prix 3 Groups 102 dB(A) - Sold Out
WHAT TO EXPECT

ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR BIKE TRACK DAY
You’ll receive an email the week before with all the information you need about your visit and a unique link to complete your sign on and safety briefing. 

WHERE?
You’ll be based in the Wing or Heritage Pit and Paddock, check your joining instructions for more details.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE
We’ll direct you to your group garage area, where you’ll register and can grab a free breakfast roll.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
You’ll be grouped into one of three riding groups with a dedicated instructor who will show you all you need to know and answer any questions. One-to-one video review sessions are available too. 

PROVISIONAL SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
Each group takes it in turn on track and will have six sessions of about 20 minutes each.

  • 07:00-08:15 Rider Registration
  • 08:20 Welcome and safety briefing
  • 09:00 Track opens; first group on track
  • All three riding groups rotate throughout the day
  • 13:00-14:00 Mandatory one-hour lunch break
  • 17:00 Track closes

GOT A QUESTION?
Email [email protected] 

YOUR RIDING GROUP

You'll be assigned a group depending on your experience, this ensures you’re on track with riders of a similar ability. We’ll check on you throughout the day and make changes 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.

GROUP 2 (BLUE)

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

GROUP 3 (RED)

  • For more experienced track day riders.
  • If you’d like to spend some valuable time on the UK’s only Grand Prix circuit, this is the group for you.

 

    ELIGIBILITY Group 1 Group 2  Group 3
    A2 Licence with restricted motorcycle to 46 bhp Y N N
    DVLA full unrestricted motorcycle licence Y N N
    European or Rest of World full unrestricted licence Y Y Y
    ACU licence (if rider is 18/19 years old then proof of 10 meetings must be provided) N Y Y

     

    BEFORE YOU BOOK

    Please check your eligibility and our requirements before you book a place on a Bike Track day.

    INSURANCE
    Standard insurance does not cover Bike Track Day riding.  Please make your own arrangements for cover.

    MINIMUM ENGINE SIZE
    300cc (125cc race bike) in a road or track-worthy condition (machine suitability is at the discretion of 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
    Your helmet must comply with current ACU/FIM regulations.

    NOISE LIMIT
    All motorcycles must comply with our noise limits of 105dB static and 102dB ride-by. Aftermarket cans or exhausts must have baffles fitted.

    RIDERS MUST BE 20 OR OVER 
    If you’re 18, have an ACU licence and a minimum of 10 meetings, you’re also good to go (but we’ll require proof at sign on).

    BRING YOUR LICENSE
    Please have the photocard of your DVLA (or country equivalent) licence.

    WE MUST HAVE LUNCH!
    All track activities must break for a 1-hour lunch between 1pm and 2pm.

    HELPFUL STUFF
    Find our Terms and Conditions here. 

    WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED

    No leathers or want to try a new bike? No problem!

    LEATHER HIRE
    We stock Alpinestars 2-piece leather suits to fit sizes 36’ to 52’ inch (91-132cm) chest and 5ft 2’ – 6ft 5’ (157-196cm) height. Book leathers at the same time as booking your track day, and your suit will be waiting when you arrive. 

    TYRES
    We’re pleased to partner with Holbeach Motorcycle Tyres Ltd to provide you with tyre options for your track day. Visit their website to pre-order your tyres, select the track day during checkout, and your tyres will be delivered on the day.

    BIKE HIRE FROM TRACK BIKE UK
    All of Track Bike UK’s hire bikes come with full professional pit crew style support for the day offering you that race experience, from tyre warmers to the latest race spec tyres. 

    YAMAHA R1M 
    £479 for the whole day, including fuel and tyre wear 
    The first choice for any track day rider, the new R1M offers the full superbike experience with all the latest rider aids and technology to make for an adrenaline packed day on track! 

    YAMAHA R6
    £389 for the whole day, including fuel and tyre wear  
    Don’t currently own a bank or want to try an alternative? The stunning new Yamaha R6 supersport bike was designed for the race track - it comes with  the latest track spec tyres and performance upgrades.   
    Phone to book +44(0)344 3728 239

    CIRCUIT

    Bike Track Days will run on one of Silverstone’s three world-famous circuits.

    GRAND PRIX
    3.660 miles / 5,890 km

    The GP Track layout has undergone many developments to create a challenging and fast circuit since hosting the inaugural Formula 1 World Championship round on May 13, 1950.   

    NATIONAL 
    1.640 miles / 2,639 km  

    The shortest of Silverstone’s three layouts, the National Circuit can provide some of the most exciting racing the venue sees each year. Here, the long Wellington straight leads to the tightening Brooklands corner, with braking duels and overtaking at a premium.

    INTERNATIONAL
    1.85 miles / 2.97 km
    Lead the race from start to finish on this 1.85-mile fast and technically challenging circuit with its combination of high-speed corners and straights, also used by Formula 1.

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    Track Days circuits at Silverstone
    WE'VE TEAMED UP WITH

    We hand pick our partners to ensure your day is the best.

    YAMAHA 
    Our fleet of YZF-R1 bikes are fitted with a class-leading electronics package and developed from MotoGP championship winning machines.
    Yamaha website

    R&G 
    The Yamaha R1 instructor bikes are all crash protected, courtesy of R&G. 
    R&G website

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

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    HAVE A QUESTION?
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    COVID

    Following the latest Government update and relaxation of Covid-19 Measures in England we have introduced some changes to the way our Track Days are run, view more of what to expect here

    As the wearing of masks and social distancing are no longer a legal requirement the use of these measures will not be enforced. Of course should you feel more comfortable you’re absolutely welcome to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing where possible. 

    Be assured that we will continue to provide plenty of Hand Sanitising Stations around the site for your use. 

    You’ll also notice that we will continue to enforce some of these measures with our staff, with the use of protective screens, face masks and social distancing. This is nothing to worry about and is focussed one ensuring our team stay as safe as possible to allow us to continue to deliver unforgettable events throughout the summer. 

    Prior to your departure to the venue please consider the following;

    If you are experiencing any of the common Covid-19 Symptoms, including a new persistent cough, high temperature, loss of taste and smell. Should you be experiencing any of these symptoms please do not attend the event and ensure you book a PCR test. 

    If you have been identified as a close contact needing to self-isolate you must not attend the event. 

    If you are unable to attend for the above reasons you must:

    • Send an email to [email protected] as soon as you are aware.
    • Notifications must reach us by 8.30am on the day of your booked Track Day. Non-notification will be treated as a no show and no refund and/or reschedule will be permitted
    • You will need to arrange a COVID-19 PCR test sending the test results within 7 days, or provide proof of your close contact notification from NHS Track & Trace.  We will then be able to re schedule your Track Day. Rebooked Track Days must be taken within 3 months from the date of your original day.
    On The Day

    Yes, garages will be available on the day on a shared basis.

    Following the latest Government update and relaxation of Covid-19 Measures in England we have introduced some changes to the way our Track Days are run, view more of what to expect here

    As the wearing of masks and social distancing are no longer a legal requirement the use of these measures will not be enforced. Of course should you feel more comfortable you’re absolutely welcome to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing where possible. 

    Be assured that we will continue to provide plenty of Hand Sanitising Stations around the site for your use. 

    You’ll also notice that we will continue to enforce some of these measures with our staff, with the use of protective screens, face masks and social distancing. This is nothing to worry about and is focussed one ensuring our team stay as safe as possible to allow us to continue to deliver unforgettable events throughout the summer. 

    All riders must wear:

    • Helmets that comply with the ACU/FIM technical & safety regulations. If you have your own helmet that complies please bring it, if not you can hire one at the circuit for a small fee on the day.
    • A one-piece leather suit or two-piece zip together from hip to hip. Silverstone Alpinestars leather suits are available to hire when you book online or call 0844 3728 329.

    PLEASE NOTE: No cordura or textile suits are permitted on UK tracks.

    Yes children are permitted. However anyone aged 16 or under is not allowed in our Pit Lane and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

    Yes, a high number of our customers have never been on track before and we will ensure you are in a group with riders of a similar ability. Your host instructor will also be on hand in between sessions for advice and tips.

    Yes, you’ll have a host instructor who will help you with your riding. One-to-one sessions are also available to book for £30. You can have your session filmed and take it away on a USB stick for £50.

    You can book in advance by calling 0844 3728 329 or emailing [email protected] with your booking number. Alternatively, you can see the host on the day.

    Registration opens at 7am, and closes at 8.15am. Please aim to arrive in good time to park up, sign on and have a hot drink before the safety briefing at 8.20am.

    Yes, hire bikes can be booked in advance through Track Bike Hire UK. Visit their website or telephone Jason directly on 07713 630352

    It is essential that you bring your photocard of your DVLA licence (or country equivalent) with you, especially if your day is on a Sunday or bank holiday as we will be unable to verify it with the DVLA if you should forget it.

    PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have your licence, you will not be allowed on the track.

    Security at the Circuit

    Yes, any images taken at the event should be strictly for personal use only and not used for any commercial purposes, including on board cameras. If such images include imagery of an accident you must make such images/footage available to Silverstone and agree not to post such images/footage on social media sites including but not limited to YouTube and Facebook.

    Amenities / Facilities

    Yes, our Pit Stop Café will be open, selling snacks, meals and refreshments.

    Yes, IDP Moto attend every event, offering tyre changes, sales and technical support. You can contact them on 01327 855752.

    Yes, our onsite fuel station opening times (adjacent to the Heritage Pit and Paddock) are: 08:30 - 17:00. Race Days 8.00 – 17-00. The Fuel Station supplies Gulf Super unleaded (97 octane), Gulf Super 102 (102 octane). Gulf diesel.

    You must refuel in the garages and paddock and not in the pit lane.

    Yes, hire bikes can be booked in advance through Track Bike Hire UK. Visit their website or telephone Jason directly on 07713 630352

    Bike/vehicle Requirements

    Yes! You're welcome to bring guests or spectators. 

    PLEASE NOTE: Anyone aged 16 or under will not be permitted in the Pit Lane and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Your bike just needs to be road or track worthy. For more information please check out our terms and conditions.

    We have all types of road bikes brought to our track days, from naked bikes to tourers. Silverstone track days are about seeing the track as an extension of the road, regardless of what you’re riding.

    Our circuit regulations include noise limits, which we monitor on a ride-by basis at 102dB. Any bikes failing this will be black flagged and tested at 105dB. If you have a baffle for your bike, please make sure it’s fitted.

    Ticketing and Joining Instructions

    Full payment is taken by credit card at the time of booking.

    If you need to cancel, you are able to transfer to another day provided that we have received 14 days written notice by email to [email protected] (e.g. if your track day is the 29th for example, then notification of your cancellation must be received no later than 17:30 on the 15th of that month)

    Please note:

    • In the event of a cancellation less than 14 days before the test, no refund or transfer will be issued
    • No refunds are given - only a transfer based on the conditions above is possible
    • Should your car breakdown on the day before or during the event day, unfortunately, no refund or transfer will be issued

    If you need to cancel, you are able to transfer to another day provided that we have received 14 days written notice by email to BikeTrack.Day [email protected]. - e.g. If your track day is the 29th for example, then notification must be received no later than 17:30 on the 15th of that month

    PLEASE NOTE:

    • In the event of a cancellation less than 14 days before the event no transfer will be given
    • No refunds are given - only a transfer based on the conditions above is possible
    • All transfers MUST be taken within 3 months of the original date

    You will receive an email confirming your purchase at the time of booking. Your joining instructions will be emailed to you approximately 7 days prior to the track day. If for any reason you do not receive your joining instructions, please email [email protected] with details of your booking number.

    Yes, our gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the time of purchase.

    Many people buy vouchers for a loved one and let them choose their own date. Vouchers are available from as little as £5 and are available to buy here or over the phone by calling 0844 3728 329.