Where to watch the action at the British GP

The British Grand Prix™ has a rich history dating back to the first official F1® season back in 1950, with Silverstone being the first circuit to host an official World Championship Grand Prix™.

74 years on, the British Grand Prix™ continues to be a mainstay of the Formula 1® season, and as the spiritual home of Grand Prix™ racing, Silverstone boasts some of the largest, and most passionate crowds each year.

If you’re considering attending this year’s British Grand Prix™, read on for our guide to the best place to view the action at Silverstone Circuit.

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Hamilton Straight

From your seat on the Hamilton Straight, you’ll see the race start and finish plus all the Pit Lane action. Recommended for first-time visitors to Silverstone who want to soak up the atmosphere during the weekend’s key moments. This covered grandstand features seat-back style seating, sight of a large TV screen, and is situated within walking distance of the Entertainment Zone.


The covered Becketts Grandstand offers you a ringside seat for one of the most exciting sections of Silverstone Circuit, the daunting trio of Maggots, Becketts, and Chapel (Turns 10-13). From here you’ll see the cars pushed to their limit, showcasing both driver skill and the immense aerodynamic performance of modern day Formula 1® machinery. Combined with seat-back style seating and sight of a large TV screen, this grandstand is a popular choice for Silverstone’s more experienced visitors.

Farm Curve

Offering expansive views of the high speed section between Abbey and Village, your seat in the Farm Curve Grandstand positions you well for the race start as the cars tussle for position on the opening lap. This uncovered grandstand is perfect for fans looking to explore the circuit’s offerings and is situated just a short walk from the Entertainment Village, Main Stage and Fanzone.


Watch as the drivers exit the National Pit Straight and brake hard into Copse before accelerating away towards Maggots and Becketts. Often a prime overtaking spot during the race, you’ll see plenty of action here and and a good chance to experience the impressive braking and cornering ability of a modern Formula 1® car. Situated close to the Family Zone, with a range of food vendors and amenities directly behind the stand.

Club Corner

A top pick for seasoned Silverstone visitors, your Club Corner seat guarantees you’ll see some of the race’s defining moments. Depending on your seating position, this could include the race start or podium celebrations, or a prime vantage point for some overtakes as the drivers approach from Stowe. Spread across two grandstands, Club A is open to the elements, while the larger Club B and C sections are fully covered. A range of food vendors, merchandise stalls, and amenities can be found close by.


Located towards the end of the Main Straight, the uncovered Abbey Grandstand offers a superb view of the race start and the fast sweeping first corner, and depending on your seating position, could also include the Pit Exit. With its vibrant race day atmosphere and easy access to the Entertainment Village, Main stage and Fanzone, it’s a great chance choice for fans. Features seat-back style seating and sight of a large TV screen.


Depending on your seating position, your view here could involve the drivers tackling the technical Luffield complex, the acceleration zone of Woodcote, or the exit onto the National Straight. It’s a crucial part of the lap that showcases both driver skill and car performance, and is often the scene of overtakes on race day. A range of food vendors and amenities can be found nearby, the Family Zone, Main Stage and Fan Zone all within walking distance.

Champions Club

Located in the UTC Building on the National Pits Straight between Woodcote and Copse, our Champions Club guests enjoy premium hospitality and an excellent vantage point for the track action from our outdoor Rooftop Terrace.

F1 Paddock Club™

Offering unparalleled access and world-class hospitality, the F1 Paddock Club™ is uniquely positioned directly above the team garages at Silverstone, providing guests with privileged access and views of the starting grid and finish line, as well as a birds-eye view of the pit stops below.

Oracle Red Bull Racing Fusion Privé Chalet

Situated in-track between Stowe and Vale, this covered hospitality lounge features an outdoor Rooftop Terrace and guarantees a vibrant party atmosphere all weekend long. From here you’ll enjoy excellent views of the final corners of the lap, as well as a great spot as the drivers enter the Pit Lane.

Red Bull Pole Position

Located at the very heart of the action inside Red Bull's private enclosure, offering unparalleled views overlooking the Main Straight, Starting Grid and Team Garages. Guests can indulge in world-class cuisine, and enjoy eye-catching performances from Red Bull athletes as well as appearances from Red Bull Racing drivers and team execs.

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