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Silverstone’s future on the Formula 1 calendar is now reportedly safe with a new deal in place that will take effect from 2020 onwards.
Lewis Hamilton says he will fight for “the ultimate race circuit” and its future as the home of the British Grand Prix.
The rising prospect of a London Grand Prix is causing concern for Silverstone as they try to secure a new deal
Five-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton has warned Formula 1 bosses that they “can’t turn your back” on Silverstone.
Silverstone could feature as a venue for in-season testing next year, but only if it remains part of the Formula 1 calendar.
The Silverstone Circuit will undergo a £5 million resurface later this year, but it’s not expected to affect the British Grand Prix.
Silverstone have denied reports that a new three-year deal to host the British Grand Prix has been agreed and talks are still ongoing.
Ross Brawn has described negotiations as “frustrating” with Formula 1 yet to reach a new deal for the British Grand Prix
Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey has said they are still “engaged” in talks with the BRDC over Silverstone but they are “going to continue doing what we think is the right thing”.
The BRDC have labelled reports of a £30million solution to keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone as “pure fiction and spurious speculation”.