Following last weekend’s nail-biting British Grand Prix, Formula 1 extends its stay at Silverstone for round five of the 2020 championship, the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. Named in celebration of the very first F1 race, the British Grand Prix, which took place at Silverstone on 13 May some 70 years ago.
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BTCC to Brands
Reigning Champion Colin Turkington leads the 2020 British Touring Car Championship into Brands Hatch this weekend (8-9 August).
O'Sullivan holds early lead as British F4 heads to Brands Hatch
Three rounds in and the 2020 F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford EcoBoost title fight is already shaping up to be a cracker. Carlin’s Zak O’Sullivan arrives at Brands Hatch with a 16-point lead after the opening skirmishes, but it’s still anybody’s game.
BTCC blasts back into action at Donington Park
The 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship got off to a dramatic start this weekend (1/2 August) with Dan Cammish, Colin Turkington and Ash Sutton scoring a win apiece at Donington Park.
British F4: O’Sullivan, Connor and Hedley share the spoils at Donington Park
Zak O’Sullivan seized the early advantage after splitting the victories with Alex Connor and James Hedley on a dramatic opening F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford EcoBoost weekend at Donington Park.
Hamilton in seven heaven at Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton took his third win in a row and his seventh British Grand Prix victory despite a puncture on the final lap that threatened to rob him of another triumph on home soil at Silverstone.
Watch: Lando Norris judging the 2020 British Grand Prix F1 Future Stars compeition
While you’re enjoying this year’s British Grand Prix, look out for the FIA F1 Future Stars – otherwise known as grid kids – who will be representing UK motorsport across the world during the national anthem ceremony.
FIA Formula 2: Callum Ilott Q&A
Britain's Callum Ilott has qualified second ahead of tomorrow’s (1 August) opening FIA Formula 2 race at Silverstone. 21 -year-old Callum is a member of the Motorsport UK Academy’s elite Team UK programme, a hand-picked national squad of elite drivers.
British GT is go!
It’s been a long time coming. But finally, 79 days later than scheduled, the 2020 Intelligent Money British GT Championship gets underway at Oulton Park this weekend (August 1-2).
The hunt is finally on! BRDC British F3 is back this weekend!
The BRDC British F3 Championship belatedly returns to action for 2020 at Oulton Park this weekend, when an international grid of young drivers will take to the picturesque International circuit for four races, rather than the three seen in previous seasons.