Car track days

Top experience. Top speed. Top fun. At the UK’s only Formula 1 circuit.

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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 CAR TRACK DATES

Dates are provisional and are subject to change.

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Grand Prix Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A) - Sold Out

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National Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A)

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£299
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Grand Prix Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A)

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Grand Prix Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A)

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Grand Prix Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A)

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Grand Prix Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A)

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Grand Prix Open Pit Lane 102 dB(A)

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YOUR TRACK DAY OVERVIEW
Focus on your day, we've got you covered.

ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR CAR TRACK DAY

You’ll receive an email with all the information about your visit including a unique link to complete your sign on and safety briefing. 

ON THE DAY

  • 07:00 Gates open. Our team will check your license on arrival. you will be given a car sticker and wrist band for the day. 
  • 08:20 Sighting Laps. Have a practice on the track before the real thing. 
  • 09:30 Circuit live. Take to the track and enjoy your day. 

Your Track Day will either run from the International Conference and Exhibitions Centre, our state-of-the-art Pit and Paddock complex or our famous Heritage Pits. You're location will be confirmed in your joining instructions. 
 

BEFORE YOU BOOK
Just a few things to keep in mind:

NOISE LIMIT
Our track days run with a 102dB drive by noise limit.

DRIVER REQUIREMENTS
Drivers must be at least 17 and have a full valid UK manual driving licence. Please bring it with you on the day.

RADICALS AND SPORTS PROTOTYPES
Radicals and sports prototypes are not permitted on Silverstone Car Track Days.

COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES 
Silverstone Track Day customers are not permitted to run their own retail driving experiences for commercial gain.

TAKE A BREAK
All track activities must break for a 1-hour lunch between 1pm and 2pm

HELPFUL STUFF
Find our terms and conditions here.

CIRCUIT

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

GRAND PRIX

3.660 miles / 5,890 km

The Grand Prix 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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COVID

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

  • If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms; a new persistent cough, high temperature, loss of sense of taste or smell you should not attend, and you must follow Public Health England advice.
  • You must not attend if you have at any time in the past 3 weeks knowingly been in contact with anyone who currently has or has had at any time during the past 3 weeks any symptoms relating to Coronavirus, except as a healthcare professional.

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
  • Please arrange a COVID-19 swab test, sending the test results within 7 days. We will then be able to reschedule your Track Day, rebooked Track Days must be taken within 3 months from the date of your original Track Day.
On The Day

Yes, garages are available on a first come first served basis. If you require exclusive access to a garage then you can book a bay for £50 - please email [email protected] or call 0844 3728 329 with your request.

You can also book a garage on the day at the sign on desk. We also have an instructor available to guide customers in to their pre booked garages when they arrive at the Paddock.

Access to the venue and paddock will be allowed from 07:15 on the Track Day date. If you arrive prior to this time, please park in the car park indicated on arrival at the circuit.

An open pit lane day means the circuit remains open throughout the day, excluding an hour for a lunch break. This allows drivers to go out on track as and when they please (provided the on track capacity has not been reached).

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.

Unfortunately due to current Covid-19 regulations we are limiting the number of attendees to our Track Days. This means we're currently unable to allow the attendance of any children to our Track Day events.

No problem! Track days are non-competitive with controlled overtaking. Faster vehicles have the opportunity to overtake slower vehicles on the straights.

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.

You can review the current measures in place here.

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

  • If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms; a new persistent cough, high temperature, loss of sense of taste or smell you should not attend, and you must follow Public Health England advice.
  • You must not attend if you have at any time in the past 3 weeks knowingly been in contact with anyone who currently has or has had at any time during the past 3 weeks any symptoms relating to Coronavirus, except as a healthcare professional.

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
  • Please arrange a COVID-19 swab test, sending the test results within 7 days. We will then be able to reschedule your Track Day, rebooked Track Days must be taken within 3 months from the date of your original Track Day.

All drivers must wear helmets that comply with the Motorsport UK /ACU 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.

Additionally, we ask that all arms and legs are covered – shorts and t-shirts are therefore not permitted. We also advise that you wear sensible driving shoes or trainers.

Yes, additional in car tuition can be purchased in advance by calling 0844 3728 329 or emailing [email protected], or on the day should the driver wish to have more instruction. Price for 30 minutes (20 minutes on track) is £55 per slot. 

Yes, novice drivers will be taken around the circuit for instructional laps with a Senior Silverstone Instructor. Additional in car tuition can be purchased in advance, or on the day should the driver wish to have more instruction.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Drivers using cameras must complete a form obtained at signing on or on the link below and have the equipment checked by a member of the Safety Team.
  • Only bolt on mounting systems designed specifically for the purpose and not suction or other temporary mountings must be used.
  • Under no circumstances must Helmet Cams be used.
  • Drones are also expressly forbidden.

Please complete our onboard camera request form by clicking here

Amenities / Facilities

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

Bike/vehicle Requirements

Yes. Additional drivers will need to be booked on at the time of your booking. Instructors must be approved by ARDS and hold a minimum of a Grade B ARDS licence.

Yes, though only if the weather is dry. Slick tyres are not permitted in damp or wet conditions.

Yes, they must be over the age of 16 and sign an indemnity which will name the driver of the car they are a passenger in.

  • Any passenger over 16 years but under 18 years will have to have their indemnity countersigned by their parent or guardian.
  • All passengers must wear a helmet and sit in the front seat of the car only. This means that if you are having an instructor session you may not have a passenger. Instructors must be approved by ARDS and hold a minimum of a Grade B ARDS licence.

The noise restrictions for the circuit is 102db on a drive by. This will be monitored at any point around the circuit and at any time during the day. On selected dates we will run to lower db levels.

Please check before booking. The Noise Limit is written on the website and will also be included in your joining instructions. The coordinator will also confirm the Noise limit during the safety briefing.

Unfortunately, Radicals and Sports Prototypes are not permitted on Silverstone car track days.

Ticketing and Joining Instructions

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 track [email protected] – e.g. if your track day is the 29th, 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
  • Please note that no refunds are given
  • All transfers MUST be taken within 3 months of the original date

*This only applies on the Open Pit Lane Car Track Days. For the Track Taster day there are no refunds.

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

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– this will include garage allocation (if you have booked one), session times and further information. If for any reason you do not receive your joining instructions, please email [email protected] with details of your booking number or call 0844 3728 329.

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.