Posts Tagged ‘Silverstone’

4 Jun 2012: Tappy thrives in switch to GT3 racing despite Silverstone disappointment

On Sunday Brits on Pole was at a rainy Silverstone for the Blancpain Endurance Series, where a number of drivers we’ve regularly covered in single-seaters were in action. They included ex-Superleague Formula race-winner Duncan Tappy who qualified his McLaren MP4-12C third. We caught up with Duncan before and after the race in the ART Grand Prix garage.

14 Apr 2012: Bacheta kicks off new Formula Two season with Silverstone victory

Essex’s Luciano Bacheta took advantage of worn tyres late in the race to fight his way through to victory in the first race of the new Formula Two season.

13 Sep 2011: Silverstone Classic: Guinness World Record confirmed

It’s official – the largest-ever parade of Jaguar cars took place at this year’s Silverstone Classic, according to Guinness World Records.

8 Sep 2011: Adam Christodoulou to return to Silverstone

Adam Christodoulou is due to race in the UK this weekend as he competes with CRS Racing in the Six Hours of Silverstone Le Mans Series event.

6 Apr 2011: Testing conditions for GP2 hopefuls at Silverstone

Testing for this year’s GP2 main series began yesterday at a rainy Silverstone, as the next generation of F1 hopefuls struggled to come to grips with the twin challenges of the new Pirelli wet-weather tyres and pre-season favourite Romain Grosjean.

6 May 2010: Drivers take sick youngsters on dream Ferrari trip around Silverstone

Seriously-ill youngsters have had the thrill of a drive in a Ferrari road car around Silverstone thanks to members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club.

3 May 2010: British F3: Double victory for Calado on new Silverstone circuit

James Calado bounced back from a disappointing British F3 debut weekend by taking a pair of victories and guest driver Alexander Sims won the other as the series became the first open-wheelers to race on the new Silverstone Arena layout.

29 Apr 2010: As Silverstone thrives, Donington languishes

The Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire today staged the launch of its Arena layout, redeveloped at a cost of £5 million, with guests including racing drivers past and present, team bosses and the Duke of York.

29 Apr 2010: Delta withdraws from X-Prize following fire

A Silverstone-based engineering company that had taken on the challenge of trying to produce the world’s greenest car has withdrawn from an international competition after a fire at its base that destroyed its entry.

17 Apr 2010: F2 at Silverstone: Saturday liveblog

This weekend the F2 championship kicks off its 2010 season with two rounds at Silverstone and a grid of 22 drivers. We’re here to bring you the sights and sounds of a brand-new season of motor racing

 
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