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Silverstone, the home of British motor racing

Richard Milne

Silverstone, the home of British motor racing

an examination of the environmental effects versus the commercial gains to the area around Silverstone racing circuit

by Richard Milne

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (B.A. Leisure Management) - Thames Valley University, 1995.

StatementRichard Milne.
ContributionsThames Valley University.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21435994M

Host to the Formula 1 ® Rolex British Grand Prix , the GOPRO British Grand Prix MotoGP, the FIA World Endurance Championship, as well as several premier British Championships including the British Touring Car Championship and British Superbike Championship, Silverstone as the home to British motor racing continues to prove popular to. An immersive journey through the past, present and future of British motorsport and the history of the famous racing circuit, The Silverstone Experience is packed with hands-on activities. Discover everything from medieval monks to WW2 Wellington Bombers, and the design and engineering principles that underpin racing cars and motorcycles/5(35).

40 Silverstone Years by R Hutton. Motor Racing Publications, Limited, Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not . Jenson Button to celebrate new book at Silverstone Jenson Button will celebrate the publication of How to be an F1 Driver with a live event at Silverstone Motor Circuit this Saturday (19 October).. The event, which will be hosted by Sky Sports presenter Natalie Pinkham and supported by WHSmith events, is expected to attract more than fans to the home of British motor racing.

  The museum brings the extensive heritage of Silverstone and British motor racing to life, celebrating the circuit and the country’s position at the heart of the global motorsport industry. The Silverstone Experience, Towcester, Northamptonshire. 8, likes talking about this. Discover a brand new visitor attraction at Silverstone, the home of British Motorsport. Immerse yourself /5.


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Silverstone, the home of British motor racing by Richard Milne Download PDF EPUB FB2

The former wartime airfield at Silverstone is Britain’s most important motor racing circuit and is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which was first staged there in This magnificent book tells Silverstone’s entire history, covering the great races, influential characters and unforgettable events, as well as the evolution of the circuit itself/5(7).

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we have collected over the years and amongst them is this book on the history of. The former wartime airfield at Silverstone is Britain's most important motor racing circuit and is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which was first staged there in This magnificent book tells Silverstone's entire history, covering the great races, influential characters and unforgettable events, as well as the evolution of the circuit itself.

Silverstone – the Home of British Motor Racing by Chas rkrker I have spent the best six months of my life at Silverstone, which is a long time to be marooned on a former RAF bomber base sprawling over a windy plateau in Northamptonshire or Buckinghamshire, depending on my choice of corner, the circuit being located on the county boundary.

Browse more videos. Playing next. In is held at a great British racing institution: Silverstone, a historic track with a rich history, not only is it in the heart of the country but also firmly fixed in the hearts of every British motor racing fan.

Silverstone is a fast-flowing and technically challenging circuit which has seen much. Silverstone has been settled since the Bronze Ages, with a burial mound conveniently located right under the future race track. It has featured in the Domesday Book, and been the site of a royal hunting lodge, but with few links to the automobile industry, how did a small, rural village become the home of British motor racing.

A brand-new family attraction located at the Home of British Motor Racing, The Silverstone Experience takes visitors on a thrilling hour journey celebrating the past, present and future of Silverstone. Fascinating stories of human endeavour. The result of their enormous challenge is without doubt as sensational as the racing we have yet to experience from the true home of British motor racing.

For me the memories will linger on, I have certainly been most fortunate to have witnessed and captured just some of Silverstone's historic and treasured moments.

Silverstone Tour. Take a behind the scenes tour of our world-famous circuit. The Silverstone Tour is a must for every true motorsport fan, and a day you will never forget.

Take a two hour guided trip around our world-famous circuit and get a unique behind the scenes view. There have been previous books about race venues—Brooklands, Montlhery and Donington, so an account of the popular Silverstone circuit where so much British motor racing has taken place and which was our salvation after the war after Brooklands and Donington had been destroyed by officialdom, is equally welcome.

The village has one public house: the White Horse Inn. About miles (1 km) south of the village is the Silverstone Circuit, a former Royal Air Force World War II bomber base and now the traditional home of the British Grand Prix, a Formula One race that attracts more thanvisitors each y: England.

Silverstone Circuit Silverstone is one of the most prestigious motorsport venues in the world and widely recognised as the Home of British Motor Racing.

Silverstone is immensely proud of its rich heritage, which underpins all that it does and inspires the ongoing. Silverstone Circuit, self promoted as ’The Home of British Motor Racing’, is one of the most famous racing circuits in the world, located near the border of the Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire, near the villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.

Built on. Silverstone is the current home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in The British Grand Prix at Silverstone was the first race in the newly created World Championship of Drivers. The race rotated between Silverstone, Aintree and Brands Hatch from toLocation: Silverstone, Northamptonshire England, United.

Silverstone Circuit is the "Home of British Motor Racing". Since it opened inSilverstone has hosted many major races for both cars and bike. Major race results Formula One World Championship. First is ‘Silverstone: The Home of British Motor Racing’ by Chas Parker.

This book was largely researched at the BRDC archive here at Silverstone so it’s very authoritative. It was published just before I started working here and was invaluable in giving me a. In the opening part of The Silverstone Experience you’ll learn all the names and the history behind them, and find out how Silverstone became The Home of British Motor Racing.

Begin at the medieval abbey, before winding through the grounds of an 18 th century country estate to. - Silverstone Circuit, the Home of British Motor Racing, is one of the most famous racing circuits in the world and the home Formula 1 British GP.

A bit about us. The Silverstone Experience is a brand new family friendly visitor attraction opening in spring which will take guests on an exciting 3 hour journey through the past, present and future of Silverstone and British Motor Racing. University of Bolton. Deane Road Bolton BL3 5AB Tel: +44 (0) Email: [email protected] exciting  Silverstone Experience attraction  offers a fun-filled, interactive half day out at the  home of British motor-racing.

Try designing a championship car or bike, climb behind the wheel of a Formula One car or commentate a race. Hear from racing heroes such as /5().Silverstone Circuit is an English motor racing circuit next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and half of the circuit is across the Northamptonshire boundary in closest large towns are Northampton and Milton is best known as the home of the British Grand Prix, which it first hosted in and which has been held on the circuit Circuit Length: km ( mi).