Silverstone Circuit news from 2 (c)ESPN UK en-gb %] Silverstone senior executives suspended Three of Silverstone's senior executives have been suspended at the same time as the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) takes a closer role in the running of the circuit Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:51:07 GMT %] BRDC abandons Silverstone second lease plans The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) has announced it has ended negotiations to sell off a second part of Silverstone so it can focus on the upcoming British Grand Prix Wed, 07 May 2014 13:32:21 GMT %] Silverstone calls on PM to stop Circuit of Wales funding Silverstone has called on David Cameron to halt a proposed £30 million in "illegal" state funding to help build a huge new circuit in Wales Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:26:28 GMT %] BRDC confirms Silverstone lease The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) has confirmed that Silverstone has been sold to commercial property company MEPC on a long-term lease Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:02:36 GMT %] Silverstone sold by BRDC - report Silverstone is under new ownership after being sold by the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC), according to a report Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:06:34 GMT %] Silverstone Young Driver Test dates confirmed Silverstone has confirmed that it will host a Young Driver Test at the circuit from July 17-19 Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:57:28 GMT %] Silverstone receives lottery funding Silverstone has been allocated an initial £446,068 of lottery funding ahead of a bid for £9.1m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Thu, 09 May 2013 08:45:12 GMT %] Silverstone eyeing Hamilton and Button revival Silverstone admits its ticket sales for the British Grand Prix have been affected by a lack of success for Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button so far this season Thu, 02 May 2013 14:36:36 GMT %] Silverstone aiming to avoid 2012 repeat Silverstone managing director Richard Phillips says the circuit is working hard to ensure there is no repeat of the 2012 problems at the British Grand Prix Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:14:07 GMT %] Warwick calls for government backing British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) president Derek Warwick has called for government funding for motorsport in the United Kingdom Sun, 20 Jan 2013 12:27:27 GMT %] Silverstone aims to raise £150m Silverstone's owners - the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) - is looking to raise £150million of investment for its expansion plans Tue, 14 Aug 2012 10:25:20 GMT %] Silverstone encourages ticket holders to come on race day After asking fans with cars to stay at home on Saturday, Silverstone is now encouraging all ticket holders to come to the circuit for Sunday's race Sun, 08 Jul 2012 05:24:40 GMT %] Silverstone advises fans to stay away on Saturday Silverstone is advising fans with public car park passes not to travel to the circuit on Saturday after a day of travelling chaos on Friday Fri, 06 Jul 2012 21:30:19 GMT %] BRDC broadens search for Silverstone investors The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) is looking to broaden its base of potential investors beyond the Qatari backed Alpha Group as it hopes to secure funding for its 'masterplan' Thu, 03 May 2012 10:45:44 GMT %] Silverstone increases capacity for British Grand Prix Silverstone has boosted its capacity for this year's British Grand Prix by building two new grandstands Tue, 03 Apr 2012 09:13:15 GMT %] Silverstone gains planning approval for 'masterplan' Silverstone's plans to expand its circuit facilities over the next 20 years have been approved by its local councils Fri, 16 Dec 2011 15:05:21 GMT %] Qatar-backed bid to buy Silverstone A group of investors from Qatar are poised to launch a takeover bid for Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 08:58:22 GMT %] The race that no-one wanted to win Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - answers readers' questions on Sebastian Vettel's record hunt, the race that nobody wanted to win and F1's Le Mans legends Fri, 04 Nov 2011 10:42:25 GMT %] Pre-season Down Under Our resident expert - Steven Lynch - answers readers' questions on the Tasman Series, Sebastian Vettel's championship-winning margin and Dan Wheldon's career Fri, 21 Oct 2011 07:10:31 GMT %] Silverstone pressing ahead with development Silverstone is pushing forward with its redevelopment after it submitted a planning application to the local council to build several new facilities, including hotels, a museum and a kart track Fri, 12 Aug 2011 09:18:12 GMT