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British Grand Prix

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British Grand Prix 2021- Winners, Qualifying, Circuits, Track

The British Grand Prix is one of the oldest racing events registered in the F1 calendar. It has taken place every year since 1950, without fail. England was home to all British Grand Prix in the 1920s.


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The British Grand Prix hopped from one circuit to another over the period of its existence in the F1 calendar. Its inception was at the Brooklands and raced in 1926 and 1927, which shifted to Silverstone in 1948 and continued till 1954.

Circuits of Aintree and Silverstone hosted the British Grand Prix in the years between 1955 to 1962 alternatively. From 1963 to 1986, the race was hosted at Brands Hatch and Silverstone.

It made its permanent home at the Silverstone circuit in 1987 and produces enthralling races every year.

The 2021 British Grand Prix will take place from 16 to 18 July.

Most Winners

Lewis HamiltonBritish2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
Jim ClarkBritish1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967
Alain ProstFrench1983, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1993
Nigel MansellBritish1986, 1987, 1991, 1992
Jack BrabhamAustralian1959, 1960, 1966
Niki LaudaAustrian1976, 1982, 1984
Michael SchumacherGerman1998, 2002, 2004
Jose Feoilan GonzalezArgentine1951, 1954
Alberto AscariItalian1952, 1953
Stirling MossBritish1955, 1957
Jackie StewartBritish1969, 1971
Emerson FittipaldiBrazilian1972, 1975
Jacques VilleneuveCanadian1996, 1997
David CoulthardBritish1999, 2000
Fernando AlonsoSpanish2006, 2011
Sebastian VettelGerman2009, 2018
Mark WebberAustralian2010, 2012

Most Constructor Winners

Ferrari1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1961, 1976, 1978, 1990, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2018
McLaren1973, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2008
Williams1979, 1980, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
Lotus1962, 1963, 1954, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972
Mercedes1955, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
Red Bull2009, 2010, 2012
Delage1926, 1927
Maserati1948, 1949
Cooper1959, 1960
Tyrrell1971, 1974
Renault1983, 2006

Circuit Details

The Silverstone circuit hosted the maiden British Grand Prix in 1948. The circuit with FIA Grade 1 has hosted different genres of motorsports.

The authorities have remodeled and refurbished the circuit from time to time to keep the circuit up to date with the best features. They assured an adventurous, challenging, and safe race for the spectators and the motorists.

The circuit, at present, measures 5.891 kilometers with 18 turns. It comprises 52 laps and runs a distance of 306.198 kilometers. Max Verstappen holds the record for the fastest lap of 1:27.097 in the 2020 season for Red Bull Racing - Honda.

Where to Watch

In Asia, Australia, and Latin America, the practice sessions, qualifying, and the race will stream on FOX Sports Channel. People from the Indian subcontinent can enjoy the race STAR Sports. In Africa, SuperSport will broadcast it.

Belgium has RTBF and Telenet for the entire highlights and the streaming of the race. Brazilians would need to watch it on TV Globo and SporTV while Bulgaria can view it on Nova and Diema Sport.

RDS and TSN will broadcast the entire course of the race for Canada. However, for the Czech Republic and Slovakia Sport 1, Sport2, Sport 5 will take charge of the broadcast. China will stream the race on CCTV, Tencent, Guangdong TV, and Shanghai TV.

Denmark will have TV3+, TV3 Sport, and ViaSat while Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania will have TBC for broadcast.

Finland will telecast the race on MTV and France will do so on TF1 and Canal+. Germany, Austria, and Switzerland will have RTL Germany for their people to enjoy the race. Greece will stream it on ERT and Cosmote TV.

Hungary will broadcast the entire weekend on M4. Israel will have the broadcast on The Sports Channel while the Italians will witness it on Sky Italia and TV8.


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Japan will watch it on Fuji Television, Network Inc., and Dazn. TUDN Mexico will telecast the race for Mexico while Montenegro will view it on SportKlub.

The Netherlands will broadcast it on Ziggo, New Zealand will do so on Spark sport. Eleven Sport will telecast the entire event for Poland and Portugal.  Russia will watch it on Match TV.

Spain and Andorra have Movistar. Turkey will stream it on S Sport. The United Kingdom will broadcast the entire event on C4 and Sky Sports, while ESPN will telecast the entire course for the USA.


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British Grand Prix at a Glance





Lewis Hamilton (1:24.303)

3. C. Leclerc (+18.474)

2. M. Verstappen (+5.856)

1. Lewis Hamilton (1:28:01.283)

MOST WINNERSLewis Hamilton





WHERE TO WATCHSilverstone Circuit