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What was Silverstone’s first motorcycle Grand Prix event?

Silverstone’s first motorcycle Grand Prix event was held in 1977, and also happened to the first to be held on the British mainland. Prior to 1977, the British round of the World Championship had been held since 1949 on the Isle of Man TT circuit.

When did the British MotoGP World Championship move to Silverstone?

From 1988 to 2009 the World Championship racing moved to Donington Park, but returned to Silverstone in 2010 after the 23 years break. The UK has produced some of the best riders in the history of the World Championship. From Mike Hailwood and John Surtees to Phil Read and the legendary Barry Sheene.

How do I get to the British Grand Prix MotoGP?

The best part about travelling to the British Grand Prix MotoGP with us is that well get you straight there. Coaches arrive at car park 22 which is near the main gate at the Silverstone circuit. Want to get your hands on a great value ticket?

What can I expect at Silverstone?

Silverstone is spread over 600 acres some of which are fields and grassed areas. There are some hard-standing and tarmac areas together with stone paths. The weather, too, can have an enormous impact on how easy it’ll be for you to move around the site. Please consider this when deciding what equipment to bring with you.

When was the first British Grand Prix held at Silverstone?

The 1950 British Grand Prix at Silverstone was the first race in the newly created World Championship of Drivers. The race rotated between Silverstone, Aintree and Brands Hatch from 1955 to 1986, but settled permanently at the Silverstone track in 1987. The circuit also hosts the British round of the MotoGP series.

What is the history of the British motorcycle Grand Prix?

The inaugural British motorcycle Grand Prix, the first motorcycle Grand Prix to be held on the British mainland, took place at the Silverstone Circuit. The event was moved to Donington Park in 1987 before returning to Silverstone in 2010.

When was Silverstone Circuit first used for motorsport?

History Silverstone Circuit was first used for motorsport by an ad hoc group of friends who set up an impromptu race in September 1947. One of their members, Maurice Geoghegan, lived in nearby Silverstone village and was aware that the airfield was deserted.

Where is Silverstone Circuit?

Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England located next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. Silverstone is the current home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in 1948. The 1950 British Grand Prix at Silverstone was the first race in...

What is the MotoGP™ British Grand Prix?

Make sure to check out what we have available. A historic race that brings fans from all over the world together, the British Grand Prix made its debut on the MotoGP™ calendar in 1977. A year that marked the birth of the race on British mainland, the event was held at the Silverstone Circuit, otherwise known as the “home of British motorsport”.

What time does the British MotoGP start?

The British GP will will get underway at 2pm local time (+1 GMT) at Silverstone. The race distance has been fixed at 28 laps. Can’t find your country or region in the list? Check the MotoGP schedule page for the broadcast times in your local timezone. How can I watch the British MotoGP? Can I stream the British MotoGP?

How to get to the British Grand Prix by bus?

Stagecoach runs regular buses on British Grand Prix weekend from the train stations in Northampton and Milton Keynes to Silverstone. Single day return tickets cost £20-25, 3-day tickets are £37-40. Megabus runs bus services from all over the UK to Silverstone on race weekend, including London, Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds, Oxford and Sheffield.

Where is the Grand Prix held in the UK?

A year that marked the birth of the race on British mainland, the event was held at the Silverstone Circuit, otherwise known as the “home of British motorsport”. The circuit consists of some of the most difficult corners of the motorsports world and speedy stretches that are exceptionally challenging for drivers.

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