The British Grand Prix is held in Silverstone Circuit, situated near Silverstone village in Northamptonshire. It is a part of FIA Formula One World Championship. The British Grand Prix along with Italian Grand Prix are the oldest running races in World Championship. The track for British Grand Prix consists of 52 laps, each lap having a length of 5.9 km. The total mileage covered during the race is 306.8 km. The race has been held 66 times since its first run back in 1926. Ferrari has taken the most wins with 15 wins so far whereas Alain Prost is the most successful driver with 5 wins to his name. In the last race at this circuit, Mark Webber of Red Bull took the pole position while Fernando Alonso took the first at podium while racing for Ferrari. Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull took the second at podium while Mark Webber claimed the third. Fernando Alonso completed the fastest lap with a record time of 1:34.908. French team won the British Grand Prix for the first time in 1926. Louis Wagner and Robert Senechal drove a Delage 155B to victory. The race was named European Grand Prix between 1950 and 1977, holding this honor on five occasions during the period. The race has stayed in the Silverstone for most of the time. However, it went to Brands Hatch and Aintree for a couple of times each. Silverstone remained the fastest track of the Formula 1 calendar until major modifications in 1991. Although the race suffered from controversies between 2004 and 2009, it manages to maintain its honor as one of the most prestigious grand prix of the Formula 1 calendar. In fact, Silverstone has signed a 17-year contract to hold the race running from 2010 onwards. The new circuit at Silverstone includes a brand new Arena' layout. If you are planning to attend a memorable racing event, you should consider buying tickets for this year's event. You will not find a better race atmosphere anywhere else when a British driver takes to the circuit. You will just love the atmosphere. This year is going to be special for Silverstone since Lewis Hamilton along with Jenson Button and Paul di Resta will be racing to impress the British fans. They are already promising a podium position with their pre-race preparations. If you attend the race, you will love the additional entertainment available alongside the on-track action. The events specifically arranged for this year's race include post race party, E-Zones, air display, and F1 trade mall. However, if you plan to camp during the race, you have to buy tickets for all three days. Family tickets will be as low as £ 130 for 2 adults and 2 children while the families with four adults will have lowest ticket price of £ 180. The Saturday tickets will cost the most pricing at £ 240 for four adults. Anyone buying family tickets will have complete access to roving grandstand on Friday as well as Saturday. You will also need a parking tickets of you do not have tickets for three day camping. If you are looking to take your family with you on the British Grand Prix, you should consider checking our coach hire service. With regular as well as luxury coach hire, you can easily get the best traveling experience in the lowest possible cost. You just have to make sure that you are clicking the top link for quotes. After you click the top link for quotes, you will be taken to a page with a form. Fill out that form and send it to us with details of your travel. We will then send back the quotes to your email. You can compare our quotes with any other quotes to see the best value we offer on the British Grand Prix coach hire. You can also call us for tickets. We also offer personal quotes on phone. So if you are looking for something special, do not forget to call on the number provided at the top of the website. We will come up with something special according to your requirements.