SILVERSTONE ON BOARD VIDEO & DIRECTIONS
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SILVERSTONE TRACKDAY INFORMATION
Attend a track day a Silverstone and you will be driving on some of the most historical Asphalt in the world of motorsport. If possible book your track day on the Silverstone GP or International circuit, as they have most to offer. The smaller National circuit is good for beginners, but can easily seem mundane compared to its two bigger brothers.
The infamous Copse - the first corner of the Silverstone track - is a very quick, has a blind apex and is important to your lap time. Don’t worry if you run a little wide, as Silverstone boast F1 standard run-off areas, which means you can barely see the barriers - let alone hit them.
The rest of the lap continues with high speed and flowing corners with Stowe and Bridge being personal highlights. Track day drivers familiar with the smaller UK circuits are often left in awe at the size and width of Silverstone, sometimes feeling a little lost in the massively broad circuit.
HISTORY: Silverstone was built on a RAF bomber base, RAF Silverstone, which was in use from 1943. The circuit was first used for motorsport in 1947, with the first GP being held in 1950. The Silverstone circuit is now used for a variety of events including racing, corporate events and track days.
SUMMARY: Silverstone is a ‘proper’ circuit; fast and wide it is easy to feel lost in a car that isn’t super fast. Silverstone is an excellent venue for track day drivers, providing a relatively safe circuit on which to push a car’s limits.