The British Grand Prix; one of the jewels in the Formula One crown. While the legendary Silverstone circuit might lack the glitz and glamour of Monaco or miss the night-time spectacle of Singapore; the speed and heritage of Silverstone are a guaranteed to make it a sensational weekend for fans and teams alike.
It is also a home race for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Team, who are based just eight miles away from the circuit in Brackley. The blustery former airfield is a unique setting to say the lest and attendance for the week is scheduled to top 350,000 over the four days; making it one of the biggest sporting events in Europe.
What’s more, Lewis Hamilton will be looking for his fifth victory in the British Grand Prix and will be roared on by 140,000 fans on Sunday, hoping for another victory on home turf, although he admits Ferrari and Red Bull could offer stiff competition for the top step of the podium.