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Watch the Race in Style with the very Best in British Grand Prix Packages

The British Grand Prix is a huge event in the racing calendar, and along with the Italian Grand Prix it is one of the oldest races that are continuously staged year in, year out, gaining the title of European Grand Prix between 1950 and 1977. Unlike the Italian Grand Prix that has traditionally been raced at Monza, the British Grand Prix has been raced on more than one track, the races having alternated between tracks such as Silverstone, Brands Hatch, and Aintree and the first ever race in 1926 being staged at Brooklands.

The 2014 British Grand Prix is due to be staged at Silverstone, and there is no better way to soak up the electric atmosphere than with one of the many British Grand Prix Packages available. British Grand Prix Packages include the very best location to sleep, eat, and breathe the atmosphere that builds up in the arena far before race day. F1 hospitality experts can offer you a package that will tailor made to suit your needs, offering you a once in a life time experience.

When making up your unique F1 experience, you can choose from a selection of Silverstone British Grand Prix Packages, and select from the finest hotels, finest views, and even a helicopter transfer to deliver you to the track. A standard grand Prix package will be a minimum of two nights, and will include bed and breakfast, entrance to the Formula One Paddock Club, a complimentary bar throughout your stat, and Brooklands VIP Hospitality or the Monte Carlo Suite.

Depending on the option you choose from your Grand Prix packages, you can also choose from a complimentary spa as well as other features such as an F1 Team Paddock upgrade. Your Formula 1 experience will be one of pure luxury and exuberance, and you will be treated to the very best hotel accommodation, dining, and much more. Your choice of accommodation is up to you, with a wide selection of lodges and large hotels available, some in quiet locations, others situated in the heart of the action right next to Silverstone such as the Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa.

When you choose the VIP British Grand prix package at Eynsham, your stay will be in a grade two listed building, and you will be able to enjoy helicopter transfers to and from the race track. VIP packages also include tours of the garages, the pits, and a chance to meet your favourite Formula 1 drivers. Your time at Formula One will be one to remember, and the luxury of the whole experience will leave you in love not just with racing cards, but with the beauty of the countryside surrounding Silverstone and the Nottingham area.

Hospitality Included with British Grand Prix Packages

Your Bespoke British Grand Prix package will include free flowing champagne, the finest gourmet food, questions and answers with Murray Walker, the very best view of the track at Silverstone from your own private terrace, gift bags, parking permits, your own hostesses and events managers ready to assist you throughout your stay. Book your package early to avoid disappointment and make 2014 a year to remember.

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F1 Lewis Hamilton On The Graham Norton Show Full Interview

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Lewis Hamilton Tribute

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The second winter testing at Barcelona has been done. The picture has gotten clearer although that would be an understatement. As with all F1 testing, different teams have different programs, run different fuel loads at different times with different tires, use different setups, etc. But does that put us F1 fans off trying to understand the order and trying to forecast who is strong and who has the fastest car? Of course not! It just makes us speculate more, forecast, argue and strengthen our opinions of our own favorite drivers and teams.I’m just like any other F1 fan out there, I’d like to know that my chosen driver and team has got it right. Has got the strongest package, are doing the right things, have the opportunity to test all their theories correctly on the track and dominate long and short runs, low and high fuel loads, hot or cold temperatures, maintain an even pace when the tires drop off. But, we have to be realistic. And base it on facts.And the fact is, Barcelona was cold, very cold which does not represent most track conditions throughout the season. And on the last day it rained with some hail even. Temperatures were reported at around 6c even. Of course the teams got some good data on wet and cold conditions but a lot of points are going to be fought over in hot track conditions. So hopefully, this week at the third test at the same track, we’ll have some nice dry and sunny weather.Well, at least I know Lewis Hamilton is still good in wet and cold conditions as he set the fastest time on the last day (which was wet and cold). See what I mean by us fans wanting or just seeing what we want to?So, since we are going to look at the tests from a more informed angle, where do we start and what do we look at? Well, for me there are a few areas we should look at but the most important are:1. Short runs with tires used2. Long runs with tires used and the consistencyShort RunsShort runs tends to tell you how fast the car is on low fuel, which would indicate a qualifying lap. This also tells you which lap the car is able to set the qualifying lap i.e. 1st, 2nd or 3rd and so on. How long the car…

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Paddy Lowe will join Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes from 2014

By Simon Cass PUBLISHED: 11:21 EST, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:39 EST, 25 February 2013 Lewis Hamilton will link up with Paddy Lowe at Mercedes next season after McLaren confirmed the departure of their technical director less than three weeks before the Formula One curtain raiser in Australia.The switch has raised doubts over the future of Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn after he admitted that Lowe would only join should he decide to stand down.Speculation Lowe would follow in Hamilton’s footsteps intensified last month after he stayed away from the launch of McLaren’s 2013 challenger. Departing: Paddy Lowe (left) has been put on ‘gardening leave’ by McLaren In a statement announcing that director of engineering Tim Goss is to replace Lowe as technical director with immediate effect, McLaren team principal, Martin Whitmarsh, confirmed: ‘Paddy [Lowe] will be performing a different role within McLaren until the end of the year. ‘He’s been a good and successful F1 Technical Director, and we wish him well when he embarks on a fresh challenge in 2014.’ Lowe’s ‘different role’ has been interpreted in most quarters as amounting to nothing more than gardening leave while the timing of the announcement is far from ideal given its proximity to the start of a new season. Promotion: Tim Goss (second left) will be McLaren’s technical director It remains to be seen what role Lowe will perform at Mercedes. If, as expected, he is to run the team alongside new Mercedes director of motorsport Toto Wolff there would seem little room for manoeuvre for Brawn within a management structure which already includes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda and CEO Nick Fry. Speaking last month Brawn conceded: ‘I want to see how things go before I make a final long-term commitment. If I choose to leave the team then Paddy will come. We’ve got a plan. We have a fall-back plan. It’s as simple as that.’ Off target: Jenson Button admits McLaren have endured a ‘tricky winter’ and are off the pace Hamilton will doubtless be pleased by the news he is to be reunited with Lowe with whom he enjoyed six largely successful seasons at in formula One at McLaren. But Hamilton has also revealed the opportunity to work with a man of Brawn’s experience and expertise was instrumental in his decision to move to Mercedes, describing the 58-year-old as the team’s ‘figurehead’. Reunion: Lowe will join…

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F1: Lewis Hamilton plays down title chances

Lewis Hamilton has played down his Mercedes team’s chances of challenging for the Formula One title after rivals Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso talked them up.[Related: Alonso fastest in Barcelona testing]Speaking to reporters on the wet and cold final day of the second preseason test at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, the 2008 world champion dampened any excessive optimism about his prospects.”I think that people are talking us up at the moment,” said the Briton, who was top of the timesheets on a day of frequent interruptions and red flags when times were largely meaningless due to the conditions.Jenson Button, his McLaren teammate last season, was second quickest.Hamilton disagreed with the assessments of Red Bull’s triple world champion Vettel and Ferrari’s Alonso, who had spoken of him and Mercedes as title contenders.”I really don’t see that happening at the moment,” Hamilton added while pointing out that Mercedes, who won one race last season with Germany’s Nico Rosberg, were more than a second and sometimes two off the pace in 2012.”We haven’t caught two seconds up and the other teams would have put another second on over the winter, so we’ve not gained three seconds. That’s just a fact,” he said.”Hopefully by the end of the year, we’ll have gained three seconds – that’s our goal. But definitely not at the beginning.”Hamilton won four races last year with McLaren but has said before that it will be tough to triumph this season and his sights are more on 2014 when the engine rules change.He said on Friday that he did not want to have any race wins “gifted” to the team because others had tripped up. “We want to do it through hard work,” he declared.Despite the subdued comments, Mercedes have been doing plenty of laps in Barcelona and Rosberg was the fastest driver on the timesheets on Tuesday. Hamilton did a hefty 121 laps on Wednesday alone.Over the eight days of testing so far, eight different drivers from four teams – McLaren, Mercedes, Ferrari and Lotus – have set the fastest times. The final four-day test is in Barcelona next week.Champions Red Bull, chasing their fourth successive drivers’ and constructors’ titles with Vettel, have yet to set a fastest lap in any session but still look the team to beat even if all could be closer than ever.The season starts in Australia on March 17. Last year kicked off with seven…

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Lewis Hamilton sets pace on last day of testing

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Despite setting the pace under cold and wet conditions on Friday, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton downplayed his chances of successfully competing for the Formula One title in his first season with the German team. Hamilton, who left McLaren for Mercedes this season, used a brief dry spell in the morning to record a time of 1 minute, 23.282 seconds on the fourth and final day of preseason testing at the Catalunya Circuit. ”I think people are talking us up at the moment,” said Hamilton. ”(Sebastian) Vettel, and maybe Fernando (Alonso), were saying I’m maybe going to be competing for the world championship, but I really don’t see that happening at the moment. ”Of course that’s our goal, but you have to remember the car was over a second off (the pace), sometimes two seconds off, last year and we’ve not caught up a second. Hopefully by the end of the year. That’s our goal, but definitely not at the beginning.” Practice was interrupted by eight red-flag stoppages due to the slippery conditions, which gave several drivers problems staying on the track. While the rain and delays from spin-offs didn’t allow teams to get in many laps or long runs, it did offer the opportunity to try out Pirelli’s new wet and intermediate tires. Hamilton’s former teammate Jenson Button steered his McLaren to the session’s second-best lap, while Jean-Eric Vergne of Toro Rosso was next. Hamilton had gotten off to a rough start with his new team in testing at the Jerez track earlier this month when a brake failure sent him straight into the barrier. Now it appears that both he and Nico Rosberg are adjusting well to the car. Rosberg clocked the fastest lap time during Tuesday’s session. ”Nico and Lewis are becoming more familiar with the car and its behavior as each day progresses, and Lewis is settling into the team very well,” Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn said. ”We now have just four days of testing left until the first race in Australia, and a lot of work will be done before we return to Barcelona next week.” Preseason testing returns to northeastern Spain from Feb. 28-March 3 before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on March 17. Jules Bianchi, who is competing with Adrian Sutil to be named a Force India pilot along with Paul di Resta, helped his cause by putting in…

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Lewis Hamilton rules out F1 world title bid

By Phil Duncan PUBLISHED: 15:49, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:05, 22 February 2013 Lewis Hamilton might have predicted his Mercedes will be off the pace when the Formula 1 world championship begins next month but the British driver is in pole position when it comes to body art.The 28-year-old had a tattoo inked on to his arm in the Mercedes motor home following another day of testing in Barcelona.But the former McLaren racer doesn’t expect to be challenging for honours come the end of the season. Getting to work: Lewis Hamilton has his new tattoo inked on to his arm in the Mercedes motor home Blow: Lewis Hamilton doesn’t believe his Mercedes is quick enough to challenge for a world title in 2013 Speaking at the conclusion of the second pre-season test in Barcelona, Hamilton said: ‘We’re not looking at wins at the moment. We’re hoping to get into the points and fight for top 10. ‘People are talking us up at the moment – Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso saying we’re going to be competing for the world championship. Well, I really don’t see that happening at the moment. ‘Of course that’s our goal. But you’ve got to remember the car was more than a second off, sometimes two seconds off, last year and we’ve not caught two seconds up, and the new teams will have put another second on this year and we’ve not caught up three seconds. That’s just a fact. ‘Hopefully by the end of the year we will have gained three seconds but definitely not at the beginning.’ Off track: Hamilton is concerned this year’s Mercedes could start the season well off the pace Mercedes started last season strongly after Nico Rosberg secured the team’s only race victory in their current guise at the Chinese Grand Prix. But the Brackley-based constructor finished the season in a lowly fifth scoring points on just one occasion in the last five races. And when pushed on whether this year’s Mercedes was an improvement on the McLaren he drove last term, Hamilton said: ‘No. The downforce factor is what everyone’s pushing on. Centre of attention: Hamilton has signed a three-year deal with Mercedes ‘The team has won a race so they have clearly not such a bad foundation in terms of the mechanical side of the car but it’s downforce where we need to improve.’ He added:…

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Lewis Hamilton walks dog speaks on Pirelli tyre wear effect on Formula 1 Grand Prix with Sergio Perez

By Ian Parkes, Press Association PUBLISHED: 08:55 EST, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:09 EST, 21 February 2013 After 121 difficult laps in his Mercedes yesterday at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, Lewis Hamilton took time out today to walk his dog ahead of day three of the winter pre-season Formula One test.Looking relaxed in a team jacket and large pair of shades, Hamilton carried a football under his arm as he walked Roscoe.Hamilton also admitted looking after the latest range of Pirelli tyres ‘isn’t easy.’ Walkies: Hamilton takes time out from gruelling pre-season to walk Roscoe Concern: Hamilton, pictured today, admitted looking after the new Pirelli tyres isn’t easy McLaren driver Sergio Perez backed up Hamilton’s claim, voicing his concerns the new tyres could turn this year’s Grand Prix into pit stop free-for-alls.Perez finished the second day of the second pre-season Formula One test yesterday at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya at the top of the timesheet in his McLaren.Perez’s time was two-tenths of a second faster than the best from the eight days of testing at the track last pre-season as Pirelli appears to have delivered on its vow to make this year’s rubber quicker.As a further part of the revolution, Pirelli also believes each driver will face at least two pit stops per race this year. Free-for-all: Perez, in his McLaren car yesterday, is concerned about tyre wear this year Perez, however, fears Pirelli may have gone too far as he said: ‘It’s extreme. The degradation is very difficult. It’s a big surprise.’Normally in winter testing we see a lot of degradation, but never this much.’We are going to have a race here (Spanish Grand Prix in May) so it’s a bit of a worry.’But we are still learning about the tyres and I think once we go racing I hope things will change.’I hope it changes, because if we are in this situation in Melbourne (venue for the season-opening race on March 17) we are going to see something like seven or 10 stops.’ Force: Paul Di Resta of Force India says understanding the tyres is a priority Force India’s Paul Di Resta, though, believes he and his team are beginning to develop a strong understanding of the new Pirellis.’Understanding the tyres is always a priority and we’re getting a feel for the degradation rates, which have been quite high,” said Di Resta.’However, we have to remember…

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