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Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2013

Improvements for Silverstone after 2012 problems

BRDC Chairman Derek Warwick has reassured fans that Silverstone has upgraded their facilities as they seek to avoid a repeat of the chaos that affected the event in 2012. A period of torrential weather in the build up to the event in 2012 left car parks and campsites waterlogged and caused traffic chaos as surrounding roads became jammed. Some fans were unable to reach the circuit on Friday and others were urged to stay away on Saturday. "Obviously if we have the kind of rain […]

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2011

British GP secure despite Silverstone loss

Jun.14 (GMM) Silverstone has played down suggestions the British grand prix is once again in doubt.

After the Donington fiasco, the Northamptonshire circuit re-secured its formula one race contract and has completed radical circuit improvements that ...

Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Derek Warwick to succeed Hill as BRDC chief

Jun.8 (GMM) Damon Hill will be succeeded as president of the Silverstone-owning British Racing Drivers' Club by Derek Warwick, another former grand prix driver.

Hill, the 1996 world champion, is stepping down after five years, during which time the N...

Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2011

Hill urges F1 to skip Bahrain in 2011

Jun.2 (GMM) Damon Hill has urged formula one to take the moral high ground and resist the urge to take Bahrain's money and reschedule the 2011 Bahrain grand prix.

The FIA will meet in Barcelona on Friday to discuss reshuffling the inaugural Indian gr...

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Owner denies running dry amid Silverstone upgrade

Feb.11 (GMM) The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) insists it has not run out of money to complete sweeping renovations at its British grand prix venue Silverstone.

The circuit-owning BRDC announced on Thursday it is seeking investors to help reali...