British Grand Prix

  • Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the 2018 Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship by earning a hard-fought win on Sunday in the British Grand Prix. Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton claimed second spot approximately 2.2 seconds behind Vettel, while Ferrari's other man Kimi Räikkönen claimed third spot some 3.6 seconds after the winner. Things started off with Hamilton on pole and looking on track for a sixth-straight win at the Silverstone Circuit. However, it was not to be thanks to some bad luck. After suffering wheelspin at the start, Hamilton was passed by both Vettel and...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Hamilton slashes Vettel’s championship lead with 5th British Grand Prix win

    There’s now just one point separating the top two drivers in the 2017 Formula One World Championship thanks to a strong performance by Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton on Sunday at the British Grand Prix. Hamilton, who entered the race with a 20-point deficit to Ferrari’s Sebastian...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    2017 Formula One British Grand Prix preview

    The 2017 Formula One World Championship fight continues with Round 10, the British Grand Prix, which is on this weekend at the legendary Silverstone Circuit. The British round is consistently one of the favorites on the F1 calendar. It’s a combination of the history of Silverstone, the...

  • Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel tests Formula One’s proposed Shield cockpit protection system
    Ferrari starts testing F1’s Shield cockpit protection system

    Formula One organizers along with the FIA came out with the statement in April that a Shield was the preferred cockpit protection solution to be introduced for the 2018 World Championship, as opposed to the previously preferred Halo solution which teams started testing in 2016. During...

  • 2016 Ferrari Formula One car equipped with Halo cockpit protection
    Ferrari tests updated Halo cockpit protection system at British Grand Prix

    Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] rolled out an updated version of the proposed Formula One cockpit protection system known as the Halo for testing purposes during this past weekend’s 2016 British Grand Prix. The system was tested by Sebastian Vettel during one of the practice sessions. Compared to the...

  • 2016 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Hamilton wins third straight Formula One British Grand Prix

    It was a one-two finish for the Mercedes AMG team in yesterday’s 2016 Formula One British Grand Prix, with local hero Lewis Hamilton securing his third straight victory at the event after a dominant run in the wet-dry conditions. Hamilton's teammate Nico Rosberg was second but a post-race...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Round 10 of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is the British Grand Prix, which runs this weekend at the legendary Silverstone Circuit. Silverstone is steeped in history: Built on an airfield used during World War II, the track is where the very first F1 race was held back in 1950. But there’s more to Silverstone than its historical significance. The 3.66-mile track consists of long, sweeping corners and fast straights, making it one of the quickest laps on the calendar. When the weather is fine, which admittedly isn’t too often at Silverstone, pole position is taken at an...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2015 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG One-Two Finish At 2015 Formula One British Grand Prix

    Pure talent and an impressive bit of strategy helped Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton secure victory yesterday in a rain-affected 2015 Formula One British Grand Prix. It was the Briton’s 38th career win in F1, plus the fifth of the current season. Furthermore, it’s his third win at...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One British Grand Prix preview

    The 2015 Formula One World Championship continues this weekend with round nine, the British Grand Prix, which once again takes place at the Silverstone Circuit in England. A number of today’s F1 teams are also based in England, so the British Grand Prix is the home event for many...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    2015 Formula One British Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Questionable weather typically plagues the Formula One British Grand Prix, which is held each year at the legendary Silverstone Circuit in central England, but this year conditions are looking fine. The temperature should peak at about 75 degrees F (24 degrees C) on Sunday and the skies should...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Lewis Hamilton Back In Title Fight After Thrilling British Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton is back in the 2014 Formula One World Championship title fight after he took victory yesterday in his home race, the British Grand Prix, which was once again held at the legendary Silverstone circuit. Current leader Nico Rosberg, also of Mercedes AMG, was forced to...

  • Jenson Button, Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel
    Nico Rosberg Secures Pole For Formula One British Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton looked set to start on pole tomorrow in the 2014 Formula One British Grand Prix after posting some of the quickest times during today’s rain-affected qualifying session, but in the final moments five other drivers posted quicker times. Hamilton’s...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Rain is predicted for the entire weekend of the 2014 Formula One British Grand Prix, but so far during the initial practice session on Friday things have remained dry. The predicted maximum temperature for Sunday’s race is a cool 66 degrees F (19 degrees C) and humidity levels are expected to be around 63 percent. The good news is that wind speeds should be low. As mentioned things were dry today but cloud cover is currently about 75 percent over the Silverstone circuit, where the British Grand Prix has been held since 1987. So far, Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg has been quickest...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    2014 Formula One British Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend is the 2014 Formula One British Grand Prix, which once again takes place at the legendary Silverstone circuit. Silverstone was where the very first race of the inaugural Formula One World Championship was held, back in 1950, and it’s been the permanent home of the British Grand...

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg after winning the 2013 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Nico Rosberg Wins Thrilling Formula One British Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg won yesterday’s thrilling British Grand Prix, a race marred by spectacular tire blowouts and several safety car sessions. Red Bull Racing’s Mark Webber, who this past week announced his retirement from Formula One, finished in second despite a bad...

  • Ferrari at the 2013 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Formula One British Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Almost unavoidably, rain was right on cue for the start of practice on Friday at the 2013 Formula One British Grand Prix. It was extremely wet out at the Silverstone circuit, though the good news is that the rain should pass come Sunday. In fact, the outlook for the rest of the weekend is looking...

  • McLaren at the 2013 Formula One British Grand Prix
    Formula One British Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend sees a popular race held for many of the teams competing in the 2013 Formula One World Championship, the British Grand Prix, which once again takes place at the famous Silverstone circuit. Many teams’ have their headquarters located near the track, including current leader in...

  • Webber leads Alonso to the British GP finish - Red Bull Racing photo
    Mark Webber Wins Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Sunshine greeted the Formula 1 troops--and a massive number of fans--at the Silverstone Circuit yesterday, race day for the 2012 British Grand Prix. This anomaly in the United Kingdom meant that no one--from Ferrari polesitter Fernando Alonso to Pastor Maldonado at the rear--had any idea of what to...

  • McLaren at the 2012 Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Rain has already affected the practice and qualifying sessions of this weekend’s 2012 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, and the prediction for today’s weather, sadly, is simply more of the wet stuff. The predicted maximum temperature is a cool 62.8 degrees F (17.1 degrees C) and humidity levels are close to 100 percent. There were some patches of blue sky earlier today, but cloud cover is currently about 75 percent over the Silverstone Circuit, where racing is scheduled to start in a matter of hours. The weather was so bad yesterday that organizers made the tough decision to ask fans...

  • Ferrari at the 2012 Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    Alonso On Pole At Very Wet Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Bad weather delayed today’s qualifying session at the Silverstone Circuit, home of the 2012 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, but that didn’t deter Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso who managed to post the fastest time of the day. The rain got heavier throughout the first two sessions, with...

  • Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    Formula 1 British Grand Prix Preview

    Despite claims of a possible Formula 1 race run on the streets of London, the British Grand Prix held at the Silverstone Circuit remains the premier motorsport event of England. For many teams, the British Grand Prix can be considered a second home race as many have their headquarters nearby. The...

  • Photo courtesy Red Bull Racing
    Red Bull Racing Offers F1 Fans A Chance To Ride Along At British GP

    Want to get your photograph and name on a winning Formula 1 car? Red Bull Racing can make that possible for fans who donate 15 euros to Wings for Life up until June 17, for inclusion on Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber's RB8 F1 race cars at this year's British Grand Prix. The program is designed by...

  • Fernando Alonso wins 2011 Formula 1 British Grand Prix
    Alonso Scores First Win For Ferrari At Formula 1 British Grand Prix

    Fernando Alonso has clenched the first victory for Ferrari in the 2011 Formula 1 Championship, taking top honors at the Silverstone race track during yesterday’s British Grand Prix. The win comes exactly 60 years after Ferrari’s first ever victory in Formula 1, which took place back in...

  • McLaren F1 race car
    Formula 1 British Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend is the 2011 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, which once again takes place at the legendary Silverstone circuit in the UK. In the lead up to the actual race on Sunday, heated arguments have taken place over the degree of off-throttle exhaust blowing that will be allowed, with most teams...

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