Travel like a VIP and Rent a Private Jet to the Silverstone Grand Prix
The British Grand Prix is the stuff of legends. The prestigious race has been held every year since 1948, making it one of the oldest continually running Grand Prix races on the calendar.
How to Get to the British Grand Prix
The Silverstone Grand Prix is located in Towcester, approximately 130 kilometers north of London. As the British Grand Prix is the circuit’s busiest weekend of the year, fans can sit in traffic for two hours or more. We can help book a helicopter for Londoners directly to the track.
For fans traveling from further afield, we can arrange a private jet hire to Cranfield Airport, a sleepy training airport that booms over the Silverstone Grand Prix weekend. From there, we’ll arrange a helicopter transfer directly to the track so you can fly over the stalled traffic. No matter where you’re flying from, contact us and one of our specialists will provide you with a personalized quote.
What You Need to Know About the Silverstone Grand Prix
The British Grand Prix at the historic Silverstone Circuit is among the most storied races on the Formula One calendar. The Silverstone Circuit first came to life as an aerodrome. At the end of WWII, the two primary British circuits, Donington Park and Brooklands, had fallen out of racing condition. As a solution, the runways of the Silverstone aerodrome were selected as the venue for the 1948 British Grand Prix. In 1950, the first Formula One World Championship was held at Silverstone. Over the years, many modifications have been made to the track to bring it up to its current grandeur.
Silverstone’s 5.8 kilometer track is fast, and requires real bravery from the drivers. According to English driver Jenson Button, “Silverstone is a great challenge and some of the corners are the best in Formula One, particularly at the start of the lap.”
Over the years, 11 British racers have won at Silverstone: Stirling Moss, Peter Collins, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, James Hunt, John Watson, Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Johnny Herbert, David Coulthard and Lewis Hamilton.
This year, fans are expecting to see the British drivers at their best, including reigning British Grand Prix champion Lewis Hamilton and Jolyon Palmer, who is in the midst of a difficult season and is hoping to secure his future on the team with a stellar performance at Silverstone. Will a Brit climb the Silverstone podium again this year? You’ll have to be there to find out.
While in town, fans who want to test their mettle on the circuit can sign up for a racing school course at Silverstone. For a more leisurely afternoon, visit the Donington Collection, about 100 kilometers away from Silverstone. The museum is home to the largest collection of Grand Prix cars on earth at over 130 pieces. If you’d like to skip the long drive, we can arrange a helicopter transfer there and back so you don’t miss any of the action on the circuit.
Tickets range from £275 in the Bronze Grandstands to £2,575 in the One Driver’s Lounge, which includes exceptional views, a celebrity chef-crafted menu and open bar. For a true experience in luxury, a three-day Paddock Club package is available at £4,058. The package includes VIP access to the circuit, an open bar with Champagne, gourmet meals with fine wines and Pit Lane Walks at specific times. Tickets can be purchased here.
The British Grand Prix is all about speed, so why not arrive in a flash? Allow us to help you book a private jet hire to Britain for one of the greatest Grand Prix races on earth. If you’re just zipping down from London, we can arrange a helicopter to fly you directly to the track so you can bypass the traffic and arrive in style.