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F1 Silverstone Hospitality


F1 Silverstone Hospitality

Silverstone has an historic and iconic association with the British Grand Prix and attending an event at this famous track is a once in a lifetime opportunity. As Lewis Hamilton looks to finally confirm his GOAT racing status, we take a look at the beautiful circuit and how you can watch the British Grand Prix in style in 2021.

The History of Silverstone

The history of the Silverstone race circuit is a fascinating story driven by post war desires to bring racing back to the forefront of sporting entertainment for Britain and the rest of the world. The abandoned airfield of Silverstone were a perfect location, being in the centre of the country and having enough space to hold hundreds of thousands to view and enjoy Silverstone hospitality.

In 1948, farmer James Wilson Brown was given just two months by the RAC to turn this now famous race track into something tenable for exciting racing. Luigi Villoresi, the Italian won in his Maserati and on that day Silverstone took it’s place in motorsport history.

The development of Silverstone Hospitality – 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s

As early as 1951, the fans view and experience was prioritised as the RAC handed the lease over to the British Racing Drivers Club to develop the venue and compete with the best in the world. Stands were built and customers were able to secure priority viewing, the first real example of Silverstone hospitality.

Silverstone hosted the first F1 World Championship in the 50s and has since been a regular on the formula one calendar. Major circuits have developed significantly since the initial phases of the F1 Championships, largely due to safety reasons. Silverstone is no different. The track layout continues to reform, often to reduce the speed as the F1 cars became quicker and make it more technically challenging for the incredible drivers racing.

But hospitality packages, hotel builds and special facilities have been constructed in the complex to give fans plenty of options to watch the entertainment. The Monaco Grand Prix is a prime example of this, where even though the layout is similar to the first ever race in 1929, the desire for larger hotels resulted in the extended tunnel over Portier in 1975.

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Silverstone Hospitality – Where are we now?

The surge in demand for Silverstone hospitality over the past 20 years has meant that options for avid F1 fans, or sports fans in general are plentiful. The race normally takes place in the first couple of weeks in July where the weather is often glorious and Sunday race day is paired up with the men’s Wimbledon final, a perfect day of sport! If the rain does find a way to the track, the race can become more unpredictable so there’s no loser whatever the weather.

Hospitality at Silverstone is available across the three days with Friday hosting two sessions of practice, Saturday for practice and qualifying and Sunday the big race day. Typically morning practices will start at around 10am, with qualifying often at 1pm and the race starting at 2.10pm.

After signing his new one year deal, Lewis Hamilton will be going for his record breaking 8th World Championship in 2021, so this is the year to break your Silverstone duck if you haven’t been alreayd.

Silverstone Hospitality – Engage Live – Our Most Popular

Currently our premium and most popular hospitality package is our Engage Silverstone Live product. A prime location famous for its views Silverstone Live shows the best view of six corners from the VIP grandstand which include; Maggotts, Becketts, Farm Curve, Village, The Loop and Aintree. In the past we’ve welcomed former racing drivers Eddie Jordan, David Coulthard & Susie Wolff who regale the Engage guests with tales from the F1 track. Combined with excellent food, attentive staff and fantastic facilities enjoy a fully inclusive day to remember.

Silverstone Hospitality – What are the other options?

Silverstone Hospitality comes in all shapes and sizes, so we’re delighted to offer a range of options to suit each interested party.

The Heritage Club is situated within the historic Woodcote complex, you are invited to celebrate the rich history of motorsport at the world’s best racetrack and get closer to the action than ever before.

This shared hospitality experience offers casual best-of-British dining and a classic beverage menu, allowing guests to catch all the racing action from the comfort and convenience of a social hospitality lounge.

Located next to the prestigious British Racing Drivers’ Club, The Legends Club is synonymous with some of the best moments in motor racing and offers one of the most thrilling views of the track as the cars come out of the DRS Zone and negotiate the legendary Brooklands and Luffield corners.

Offering a superb selection of fine British fare, guests can soak up all the on-track action from our relaxed Club environment.

The Ignition Club is the location of choice for racing enthusiasts who know their F1. With incredible views of six of Silverstone’s famous corners from the grandstand, terrific entertainment, and an extended terrace for the ultimate vantage point, this is where the most passionate fans will feel right at home.

The prestigious Fusion Lounge offers a vibrant party atmosphere that centres around stylish top-tier hospitality.

Relax on the extended outdoor terrace and witness the heart-pounding race action – including the final dash to the finish line – or watch from the grandstand for a traditional race day experience.

Enjoy an exquisite all-day menu, premium spirits, cocktails and Champagne.

Silverstone Hospitality – How can I go?

Simply give us a call on 02070 484848 or register your interest on the British Grand Prix product and we can discuss all of these options and more.

Engage Hospitality is an Appointed Distributor of MATCH Hospitality – The Official Hospitality Provider to Silverstone Circuits Limited.

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