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Things you Didn't Know About the Grand Prix

62 Things you didn't know about the Grand Prix Since 1950, 22out of winners have been British- that's just over a third! 1948 Club Silverstone staged Vale Luffield Bridge first race 1950 Woodcote 1926 Brooklands Abbey First official Formula 1 World Championship Grand Prix Stowe Priory was the year of the first ever British Grand Prix Arena Chapel Becketts Maggotts 1985 33 Along with the Italian Silverstone was Grand Prix the British named fastest Grand Prix is the track in the = The number of participants in the first British Grand Prix at Silverstone in 1948. longest running race world on the calendar. The circuit is 3.66 miles long, and Jim Clark is one of the most successful drivers, having won 5 Grand Prix races the race lasts 52 Approximately 80,000 parts make up the body laps and engine of a Formula 1 racing car It takes a Formula One Car just 10,000 litres of tomato sauce will be used in the catering wagons around the circuit 4 Seconds British drivers have won the event 22 times, compared to the next most successful nations Germany and Australia with only 5 wins each to go from 0-60mph The engine of a Formula 1 car will only last two hours- nowhere near that of a normal car! During an average Grand Prix race, drivers have to change gears 54 times In 1950, "Grand Prix" became "Formula 1" and the first F1 race ever was held at Silverstone 8* Follow us on Twitter Add us on Google+ Like us on Facebook Alternative Route boking after your fleet

Things you Didn't Know About the Grand Prix

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