This Weekend / Motor Racing - British Grand Prix, Silverstone

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The Independent Online
First on the grid at the French Grand Prix last weekend, second in the race and third place in the drivers' championship, Damon Hill's career is blossoming. The Englishman chased the Frenchman Alain Prost to the line at Magny-Cours and Silverstone may be the stage for a reversal. This year spectators will have an extra view of Hill, Prost and the other Formula One drivers in a parade at 11.15am on Sunday when the drivers will be chauffeured around the circuit in open-topped cars.

How to get there: Silverstone Circuit, nr Towcester, Northamptonshire. (Tel: 0327- 857273). By road: Signposted from junction 15 on M1, then A43. Car parks are free. By train: London Euston to Milton Keynes and Birmingham New Street to Northampton with coach connections to circuit. By bus: Special service from Northampton's railway station and Greyfriars Bus Station (0604- 36681). By coach: from Birmingham New Street, NEC Birmingham, Coventry, Northampton and Milton Keynes (Sunday only). Admission: Friday: pounds 17 adults, pounds 4.50 children 15 and under. Grandstand free. Infants two and under free all days. Saturday: pounds 23.50, pounds 4.50. Grandstand pounds 16 adults, children free. Sunday: pounds 57, pounds 7. Grandstands: A few seats left. Telephone for availability. Gates open at 6am, the Grand Prix is at 2pm.

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