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Formula 1: 2011 Silverstone British Grand Prix a Race Day Sell Out

Silverstone circuit has announced that tickets for race day at the 2011 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, which takes place on the weekend of 8-10 July, have sold out.

There are still tickets for the Practice and Qualifying events, however, all race-day tickets were officially sold out as of the morning of Wednesday 6th July 2011.

Speaking on the sell out, Silverstone Managing Director Richard Phillips said in a press release issued by the circuit:

“We expect this year’s British Grand Prix to attract one of the biggest three-day crowds in the event’s history. We anticipate nearly 90,000 people being at Silverstone on Friday, over 100,000 on Saturday and a record crowd of over 120,000 on race day.”

“We have all the ingredients for this year’s British Grand Prix to be one of the best in recent memory. It will certainly be one of the biggest!”

“The atmosphere will be incredible over all three days of the Grand Prix and we cannot wait to see the new Silverstone Wing being used for our flagship event, the Formula 1 British Grand Prix. In addition to The Wing, we have a new start / finish straight, a new first corner for the drivers to tackle, new and improved viewing for the spectators and three British drivers to get behind. After all the hard work, we cannot wait for the action to start on Friday.”

2011 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, Silverstone – Time-Table

The time-table for this weekend’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix is as follows:

Friday 8th July 2011

  • Practice 1: 09:00-10:30 British Summer Time (BST) (10:00-11:30 Central European Time (CET));
  • Practice 2: 13:00-14:30 BST (14:00-15:30 CET);

Saturday 9th July 2011

  • Practice 3: 10:00-11:00 BST (11:00-12:00 CET);
  • Qualifying: 13:00-14:00 BST (14:00-15:00 CET);

Sunday 10th July 2011

  • Race: 13:00 BST (14:00 CET).

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