Silverstone: British Grand Prix preview

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The British Grand Prix is one of the highlights of the Formula One calendar, not least given the support of the public as a crowd of over 300,000 is expected over the course of the three days.

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The Silverstone circuit, following its modified layout for last year's event, will again offer something different for the drivers this weekend.

With the new £27million pit-and-paddock complex (pictured) in place, it means the start-finish straight has moved, so rather than Copse the first corner will now be Abbey.

Leading up to the ninth round of the 19-race championship, we bring you the all-important stats and figures.