Silverstone is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury. It is also known as the "Home of British Motor Racing".
Silverstone is the current home of the BritishGrand Prix™, which it first hosted in 1948. The 1950 British Grand Prix™ at Silverstone was the first race in the newly created World Championship of Drivers. The race rotated between Silverstone, Aintree and Brands Hatch from 1955 to 1986, but relocated permanently to Silverstone in 1987.