Silverstone set to remain home of British Grand Prix

Silverstone set to remain home of British Grand Prix”

British Grand Prix organisers are growing increasingly confident that a deal will be struck to keep the race, and historic venue Silverstone in Formula 1.

The future of the British Grand Prix has hung in the balance for two years after Silverstone (track pictured above) triggered its release clause in the hope of brokering a better deal.

David Richards, chairman of Motorsport UK, told the Daily Mail newspaper that "the fundamentals, the financial side" had been agreed and it was just a question of signing off the final details.

Silverstone hosted the inaugural F1 race in 1950 and has been the British Grand Prix's permanent home since 1987.

The British Grand Prix looks nearly certain to be saved this week as both sides in the long-running saga work frantically towards securing its survival. This year's event promises to be on a similar level, with home favourite Lewis Hamilton heading for a sixth world championship.

It is understood that Formula One and Silverstone are putting together the finishing touches on a new contract which would guarantee the future of the sport's oldest race.

There has always been talk of a race in the capital, most recently focussed on the Docklands area to the east of the city, and Pringle said that would be a commercial concern for his circuit. Next season will see the return of the Dutch Grand Prix and the debut of the Vietnamese Grand Prix.

The Docklands has been earmarked as a possible location but Horner added: "It only works if it is in proper London".

In a special Sky Sports F1 feature to air in this weekend's coverage, Hamilton takes a helicopter tour over Britain's most famous race circuit with Martin Brundle - a track the world champion calls "the most fun rollercoaster ride of the year". Articles appear on for a limited time.

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