F1: Santino Ferrucci to Test for Haas at Silverstone Following British Grand Prix

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Haas F1 Team has tabbed its development driver, American Santino Ferrucci, to pilot its VF-16 race car during the Formula One test July 12-13 at Silverstone Circuit following the British Grand Prix.

MOTOGP: Pace-Setter; Marquez Demolishes Silverstone Track Record En Route to 28th Career MotoGP Pole

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SILVERSTONE, U.K. – official series release — MotoGP photo — Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez set the fastest lap ever posted by a motorcycle around the legendary Silverstone Circuit on Saturday to take his 28th career MotoGP pole. The reigning World Champion went under his 2013 pole record (2:00.691) on his first flying lap to lay down a marker to the …

MOTOGP: First Blood; Jorge Lorenzo Paces Opening Day of Free Practice at Silverstone

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SILVERSTONE, England – official series release — Yamaha photo — Jorge Lorenzo led the way during MotoGP practice on Friday at the Silverstone Circuit in England. Lorenzo put in a faultless performance on an action-packed first day of practice to snatch the advantage in the 2015 MotoGP World Championship battle from his teammate Valentino Rossi. The Spaniard finished just .033 …

F1: Brilliance in Britain; Hamilton Wins Home Grand Prix for Third Time at Silverstone

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SILVERSTONE, England — official series release — Dan Istitene/Getty Images Europe photo — Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix with an inspired drive in ever-changing conditions at Silverstone — his third triumph on home soil, matching the record of fellow countrymen Jim Clark and Nigel Mansell. The double world champion saw off the threat of early leaders Williams, …

F1: Home Country Hero; Hamilton Scores Pole for British Grand Prix at Silverstone

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SILVERSTONE, England — official series release — Mercedes photo — Lewis Hamilton delighted his home country crowd on Saturday by claiming the pole position for the British Grand Prix from Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at Silverstone, as Mercedes dominated qualifying once again. Hamilton’s lap of 1:32.248 was enough for top honors, as just a tenth of a second separated the duo. …

MOTOGP: Silverstone Announced as Host of MotoGP British Grand Prix for 2015 Season

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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, U.K. — official series release — Photo courtesy MotoGP — Silverstone and Circuit of Wales confirmed Wednesday they have reached an agreement which will see Silverstone hosting the British GP in 2015. The event will take place Aug. 28–30 and the arrangement has secured the future of MotoGP™ racing in the UK following the recent announcement by Donington Park confirming …

MOTOGP: Marquez Back on Top with 11th Win of 2014 at Silverstone

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SILVERSTONE, England – official release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez overcame a battle with Jorge Lorenzo to return to his winning ways, scoring his 11th MotoGP victory of the season Sunday at the Silverstone Circuit. Lorenzo took the initiative to pull out in front in the early stages, but Marquez stayed with the front group and took the fight …

MOTOGP: Marquez Storms to 10th Pole of 2014 at Silverstone

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SILVERSTONE, England – official release — MotoGP photo — Marc Marquez scored his 10th pole of the MotoGP season on Saturday, right at the end of the qualifying shootout for Sunday’s Hertz British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Marquez’ Repsol Honda clocked a two-minute, .829-second lap to secure the top spot on the gird as he looks for a return to his winning ways, …

MOTOGP: Marquez Returns to the Top; Paces Silverstone Practice

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SILVERSTONE, England – official release — MotoGP photo — Fresh off his first loss of the 2014 MotoGP season, Marc Marquez returned to the top of the charts during practice Friday at the Silverstone Circuit. Marquez paced both practice sessions Friday at Silverstone, registering the fastest time of the day Friday afternoon at 2:02.126, which was more than half a …

SILVERSTONE: Multi-Car Crash Claims Historic Racer Welch’s Life

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TOWCESTER, England – official release — A multi-car crash on the first lap of a Sunday afternoon historic race during the Silverstone Classic killed one driver. Denis Welch, 69, died after rolling his Lotus 18 during the second Jack Brabham Memorial Trophy event. The crash forced the race to be red-flagged while Welch was transported to a Silverstone hospital, where …

WEC: Millennium Racing Withdraws From Silverstone Opener

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April 17, 2014 — story courtesy of DailySportsCar.com — photo via racer.com — SILVERSTONE, United Kingdom — Millennium Racing has been forced to withdraw its P2 entry from this weekend’s Silverstone World Endurance Championship event this weekend, following a delay in funding from parent company OMD. “At the end of 2013 OMD made the commitment to several strategic investments, including the long-term Millennium …