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Graham Read
Formula 1 Correspondent
3:57 PM 24th June 2021
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Silverstone To Welcome Full Crowd At Next Month’s F1 British Grand Prix

Silverstone has this lunchtime confirmed that the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix has been included in the latest phase of the UK Government’s Event Research Programme (ERP) and, as such, will be able to welcome all ticket holders to the 16-18th July event.

A potential 140,000 crowd is now expected on race day next month
A potential 140,000 crowd is now expected on race day next month
The Silverstone team will now work closely with the ERP experts and particularly the Director of Public Health in Northamptonshire on the specific conditions of entry that will enable the event to operate safely and will be announcing these details to ticket holders shortly.

The Silverstone Managing Director, Stuart Pringle, enthused “This is something we have all been working towards for months and I cannot wait to welcome a full capacity crowd back to Silverstone this July. Many of our fans rolled their tickets over from 2020, but they are now well placed to enjoy what is sure to be one of the highlights of the summer.” F1 President and CEO, Stefano Domenicali, added “All of the drivers and the teams are hugely looking forward to Silverstone and we can’t wait to be there in July.”

Lewis Hamilton flying past the Clubhouse of the BRDC (the owners of Silverstone) last summer
Lewis Hamilton flying past the Clubhouse of the BRDC (the owners of Silverstone) last summer
In advance of ticket holders being advised about how the weekend will run as a pilot event, Silverstone has today indicated that all attendees will be required to provide proof of a negative lateral flow test taken within 48 hours of arrival at the circuit or proof of full vaccination, the second dose having been received at least 14 days prior to the first day of attending the event.

All ticket holders are now able to download their e-tickets by logging into their account on the Silverstone website.