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Trackdays at Silverstone GP
Arrows

Circuit

Circuit

Noise

102DB

Capacity

60 Cars Max

Track Length

3.60 miles

Track Days at Silverstone

Silverstone is, without a doubt, the pinnacle of British motorsport and you can experience the glory of this esteemed circuit with want2race’s premium track days. As well as being able to sample a wide variety of luxury sports cars, including a fleet of race prepared Ginetta and Caterham models, we offer you the opportunity to bring your own cars and drive around this iconic track on your terms.

Circuit Info

Address: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN

Circuit type: Permanent road course

Website: https://www.silverstone.co.uk/

The track itself is just 3.6 miles (just under 5.8km) consists of 18 turns total, including the blind entry ‘Copse’ and the infamous, not to mention highly technical ‘Maggots/Becketts’ passage – you’ll be up there up with the greats if you can master these sections at speed. As the home of the Formula 1 British Grands Prix, Silverstone is built to the highest of professional racing specifications and, therefore, you can expect a fast-paced driving experience and a noise level of around 102dB. The track can hold up to a maximum of 60 cars but we keep them to a minimum so that you can enjoy the full potential of the track.

Track Facilities

  • Welcome Centre
  • Hospitality packages (provided by Silverstone themselves)
  • Silverstone Experience: includes family activities, café and shop
  • Hilton Garden Inn Hotel & Restaurant – coming in Summer 2020
  • Village Enclosure (premium Grandstand viewing)
  • Golf Club Camping
  • Merchandise
  • Fuel Station
  • W2R Mechanical Support available
  • Card accepted on site

Track Days at Silverstone

Always a firm favourite, the W2R Track Days at Silverstone are perfect for individuals or small groups looking to get as much track time as possible. The track is the recently resurfaced full Grand Prix layout, offering both flat out sections and some extremely technical sections.

The 2020 W2R Silverstone Track Day runs on the 13th May and is open pit lane with low circuit capacity, meaning drivers can enjoy a well-run track day with minimal stoppages, no queues and, therefore, maximum time.

Our chosen format gives our customers the flexibility to enjoy a deal where they are behind the wheel in every sense, with plenty of facilities and assistance, free Wi-Fi, and a relaxed off-track atmosphere – the perfect combination for any petrol-head.

Standard Running Order:

  • 07:45 – Meet & Greet Sign on
  • 08:30 – Instructor Welcome & Drivers Main Briefing
  • 09:00 – Sighting Laps
  • 09:30 – Track Live
  • 12:30-13:30 – Lunch Break
  • 17:00 – Track Closes

Getting There

Silverstone is located in the county of Northamptonshire in central England, approximately 90 minutes from central London and 1 hour from Birmingham. The track is situated along the A43 dual carriageway, meaning you can get here by car easily along the M40 or M1.

If you are travelling around the same time as popular events are going on, like the F1 and MotoGP Grands Prix, one-way systems may be put in place in the local area to ease access and travel to and from the circuit. If this is the case, follow the directions and any other instructions from local authorities accordingly to make your journey as stress free as possible

If you are arriving by public transport, the nearest stations are Northampton, Banbury and Milton Keynes, all of which offer excellent travel links across the country, whether that be by train or by bus when you get closer into the local area.

Coming from overseas? The nearest airports are Luton and Birmingham, which are both approximately 50 miles (80km) away from the circuit.

Should you be wanting to bring your own car to drive around this famed circuit, we also have specialist transport, storage and car preparation services that transport vehicles from our prestigious Donington Park base to your chosen track – just speak to our team for more information.

Circuit History

Established in 1943, RAF Silverstone, as it was known then, was originally a military airfield and famously home to the Wellington Bombers. The track features 2 long straights which formerly served as runways for this detachment of the air force: the most notable of these stretches was called the ‘National Straight’ and has since be renamed the ‘Wellington Straight’ after its famous bomber pilots. Silverstone was also the site of the first ever Formula 1 race in 1950 and has played host to the British Grand Prix for F1 ever since. Lewis Hamilton holds the record for the most wins on this track, with 6 to his name and shows no signs of stopping, but there were plenty of legendary drivers that have graced the track over the years: Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Jim Clark, just to name a few.

Silverstone is also the current home for the MotoGP British Grand Prix too and has been for over a decade now. Silverstone displaced Donnington—the W2R headquarters, in fact—as the chosen venue in 2009 and despite racing legend, Valentino Rossi having the most British titles under his belt (8), it is “one of the greatest rivals of his career” and the now retired, Jorge Lorenzo that has the most wins at Silverstone, with 3 British Grands Prix to his name.

The racing heritage doesn’t stop there either: Silverstone has long been the star site for Touring Cars, Superbikes, Caterham and, of course, Ginetta racing, as well as countless other motor sports. Silverstone has become a national institution not only in the world of racing, but as a cultural landmark in its own right. The best example of this is Silverstone Classic, a world-renowned 3-day event of all-round entertainment for the past 30 years, offering everything from the high-octane racing action and vehicle showcases that you would expect, to live music, fairground amusements and charity fun runs.

Book a Premium Trackday at Silverstone

There are few better places to experience a premium track day than the home of British F1 at Silverstone, and they are sure to fill up fast.

Just check out our calendar page to find our upcoming dates at Siliverstone and don’t hesitate to contact us via phone on 01332 47 00 57 or email us at info@want2race.co.uk for any more information.