Silverstone Circuit — The Silverstone circuit has five tracks: New Grand Prix Circuit, Bridge Grand Prix Circuit, National Circuit, Southern Circuit, and Stowe Circuit.
On non-race weekends, it is possible to drive your own car around the race track.
Location — Silverstone Circuit is located near the village of Silverstone in Northamptonshire, England. The circuit is just 65 miles (104 km) from Birmingham and 80 miles (128 km) from London.
Opened — 1943
Address — Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN, England UK
Major Events — FIA Formula One Grand Prix Britain, GP2, British F3, SBK, BSB, WTCC, FIM Superbike World Championship, FIA GT1 World Championship, Le Mans Series.
Spectator Capacity — 90.000
Directions — # By car : The circuit is most easily accessed by car. Silverstone lies on the A43 highway, between Towcester and Brackley and is signposted from the M1 motorway junction 15A (roughly 15 minutes from the junction) or M40 motorway junction 10 (roughly 20 minutes from the junction).
# By train : There two main railway stations near Silverstone; Northampton and Milton Keynes. Northampton is about 33km (20mi) away from the circuit and Milton Keynes a little closer. However, there is no public transportation from there to the circuit, making cabs the only option.
Air Connections : The closest airports serving Silverstone are Coventry Airport ( 45.2 km ) London Heathrow ( 76.9 km ), London Gatwick, London Luton ( 49.8 km ), London Stansted and Birmingham International ( 65.1 km ).