First used in 1948, it hosted its first F1 GP the same year. Built
on the site of a WW2 airfield, it is very flat and was mostly a series of long straights connected by fast, open corners. Over the
last 12 years, a number of modifications have been made to the corners around the Grand Prix circuit to add extra interest, and more
overtaking and viewing points.
The Becketts/Maggots complex is rated among the best corners of any circuit. The owners, the
British Racing Drivers Club, have invested heavily in the pit and paddock facilities and the grandstands and spectator areas.
are two smaller track layouts used for national racing, the F1 track has been much modified to slow cars down to safe limits, but it
has done this without adding chicanes. Over the winter of 1998/99, an impressive new BRDC Clubhouse was built on the inside of
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