Formula 1 World Championship

British Grand Prix

The first car race in England took place in 1926 on the Brookland circuit in Surrey. It was organized by Henry Seagrave who won the Grand Prix de France in 1923 and the Grand Prix of San Sebastian in 1924.

The Silverstone circuit hosted the Formula 1 Grand Prix of England since the championship began in 1950, alternating with the circuits of Aintree and Brands Hatch until 1986. But since 1987 all the races were held only on the Silverstone circuit.

The first British Grand Prix was won by Giuseppe Farina on Alfa Romeo.

 

Silverstone Circuit

The Silverstone circuit is located across two English counties, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire.

This is the circuit that hosted the first round of the World Championship Formula 1 in 1950.

The event takes place on 60 laps with a length of 5.141 kilometers for a total distance of 308.46 km race.

 

Number of laps : 60
Circuit length : 5.141 km
Race distance : 308.460 km

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