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United Kingdom R12 - Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom
Silverstone Circuit overview
Silverstone MotoGP Circuit

Silverstone is conveniently situated right in the heart of the UK, approximately 90 minutes north of London and 60 minutes south of Birmingham. Road access is exceptionally easy along the A43 dual carriageway from either the M40 or M1.


By public transport, the nearest stations are Banbury or Milton Keynes, both of which offer fast connections to destinations throughout the country.

Silverstone Circuit information
First race 1977
GPs held 13
Laps 20
Race distance 118.040km / 73.346 miles
Track length 5.902km / 3.667 miles
Track width 17m
Longest straight 0.770 km / 0.478 miles
Corners 18 (10 right, 8 left)
Pole position Left
Silverstone Circuit records
Pole position 2m 02.020s (174.128km/h) Casey Stoner (Honda, 2011)
Race lap 2m 02.888s (172.840km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2012)
Race time 41m 16.429s (171.537km/h) Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha, 2012)
2012 Winner Jorge Lorenzo, Yamaha
Silverstone Circuit contact details
Silverstone Circuit

NN12 8TN

Tel: 0844 3728 200
Fax: 0844 3728 250