Silverstone is a world-class motorsport venue, set on a sweeping countryside location, boasting some of the most challenging track layouts in the world.
Nearest track of a similar category is Donington Park (87 kilometers away).
Silverstone Circuit is home to the Formula One British Grand Prix, which has been held at Silverstone since 1948.
Silverstone has the longest straight on the F1 circuit, called the Hangar Straight, which is 1.2km.
The lap record at Silverstone is 1:27.369 set by Lewis Hamilton in qualifying during the 2019 F1 British Grand Prix.
Silverstone has the fastest corner on the F1 calendar, called Copse Corner where cars can carry over 200km/h when approaching the corner.
Silverstone has the only non-tarmac section of any Formula One circuit.
Silverstone has 18 turns, with seven of them being left-handers and eleven being right-handers.
Silverstone Circuit is the only F1 circuit to host a round of the WEC (World Endurance Championship).
The bridge over the start/finish straight at Silverstone is the highest bridge on any current F1 circuit.
The circuit layout of Silverstone has been used for testing cars since the 1940s before being selected as the permanent venue for the British Grand Prix.
The fastest ever lap in a F1 race was set at Silverstone in the 2019 British Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton completing the lap in 1:27.369.