BTCC heading for the Home of British Motor Racing

13th August 2009

Silverstone serving up double treat over August Bank Holiday - 29-30 August

As  one  of  the  most  competitive  domestic  racing  series,  the  HiQ  MSA  British  Touring  Car Championship  is  always  a  highlight  of  Silverstone’s  calendar,  with  the  eighth  round  of  the BTCC taking place at the Home of British Motor Racing on 29-30 August.

A  host  of  drivers  will  be  battling  it  out  at  Silverstone,  including  the  2007  and  2008  BTCC champion Fabrizio Giovanardi who will be fighting to defend his crown and claim a hat-trick of championship titles this season. His main rival on the National Circuit at Silverstone will be the current championship leader, Team RAC driver Colin Turkington.

Former  BTCC  Champions  Jason  Plato  and  Matt  Neal  have  also  got  their  eyes  on  the  2009 Trophy  and  will  be  going  all  out  to  claim  maximum  points  at  the  famous  Northamptonshire circuit. In  addition  to  all  the  on-track  BTCC  action,  Silverstone  will  be  hosting  the  2009  World Aerobatic Championships on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 August.

The tournament takes place once every two years and Silverstone has been chosen to host the 25th championship, taking place in Britain.  The best and most talented ‘Unlimited’ pilots in the world will go head-to-head over  Silverstone’s  Southern  Circuit,  performing  spectacular  tricks  and  routines  in  the  most physical and mentally demanding competition in the world of Aerobatics.

Tickets  for  the  Silverstone  round  of  the  HiQ  MSA  British  Touring  Car  Championship  (29-30 August) are priced at £15 for the Saturday (qualifying) and £23 for the Sunday, which features two BTCC races (if booked in advance). Sunday tickets will cost £30 if purchased on the day. Weekend  Tickets  -  valid  for  qualifying  on  Saturday  and  both  races  on  Sunday  -  can  only  be booked in advance, and offer great value at £27 for both days.

A combined BTCC weekend ticket and World Aerobatic Championship ticket for Saturday costs just £32, and are only available to purchase in advance.

To   book   tickets   for   Silverstone’s   round   of   the   HiQ   MSA   British   Touring   Car Championship on 29-30 August, or for further information, visit silverstone.co.uk or call 08704 588 260.

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