Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Formula 1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone this afternoon (09 August).
F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix Preview
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.
Ilott seals second FIA F2 win to take Championship lead
Motorsport UK Academy Team UK member Callum Ilott put the frustrations of last weekend behind him to control the Formula 2 Feature Race from start to finish, and emphatically snatch the championship lead from his fellow Ferrari junior Robert Shwartzman on home soil at Silverstone.
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 Grand Prix fever hits the nation – you too can get involved
Britain’s Lewis Hamilton leads the Formula One® World Championship driver standings as the pinnacle of motorsport comes home to Silverstone Circuit, where it all began 70 years ago.
Silverstone will host not one, but two Grands Prix in the coming weeks, the back-to-back races part of the new F1 calendar, revised in light of COVID-19. First, on the opening weekend (31 July – 2 August), the Pirelli British Grand Prix, one of the traditional highlights of the summer of sport. Just one week later, a second race weekend (7 August – 9 August) celebrating the Emirates 70th anniversary Grand Prix, marks the very first race held in 1950.