PICK OF THE WEEKEND: SUNDAY/Motorsport British Grand Prix Silverstone

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The F1 circus rolls into England this week offering spectators the opportunity to witness Britain's Damon Hill further consolidate his impressive lead in the world championship. If you were lucky enough to secure tickets in advance, a weekend of top-class racing is in prospect. Hill has been dominant, while defending champion Michael Schumacher struggles for reliabilty in his Ferrari. A victory in front of a partisan crowd will be Hill's firm objective but he will face formidable competition from the fast-improving McLarens and his teammate Jacques Villeneuve.

How to get there: Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NM12 8TN. On the M1, from the North leave at junction 19 or junction 13 from the South. From M40 leave at junction 10 from Northen or Southern routes. from the West or South-West take the A34 and A421. From the east take the A45, A43 or A508. For further information call 01327 857271. On Friday a Pit road walkabout for holders of reserved centre parking begins at 7.30am. Practice starts on Saturday at 10am with the race beginning at 2pm on Sunday.

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