Silverstone’s top five for Father’s Day

 - Great gifts available from the home of the British Grand Prix –

Father’s Day falls on 15 June this year and if you need inspiration of what to buy for your Dad, then Silverstone circuit, home of the British Grand Prix, is here to help. With gifts available to suit every budget, Silverstone has recommended its top five Father’s Day ideas. Ranging from as little as £5, through to £69, Silverstone is in pole position when it comes to the ultimate gift for any Dad with a passion for fast cars and motor sport.

1)  From £5 - Silverstone gift vouchers Silverstone  gift  vouchers  can  be  used  to  purchase  driving  experiences,  official  merchandise  or race  day  tickets.  Vouchers  start  from  £5  which,  if  redeemed  in  the  Silverstone  shop,  offers  a choice of almost 40 items. Alternatively, vouchers can be put towards a driving experience or race day  ticket,  giving  the  recipient  an  opportunity  to choose from activities such as the  Ferrari 360 Driving Experience and tickets to the 2008 FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX (4 – 6 July).

2)  £12 – A ticket to F1 testing at Silverstone A ticket for F1 testing offers great value for money at just £12 and, as a bonus, entry for children 15 and under is free. F1 testing (Tuesday 24 – Thursday 26 June) will be the last opportunity for F1 teams to make any final developments to ensure they are fully prepared for the British Grand Prix.

3)  From £12 - Silverstone t-shirt Silverstone t-shirts are available from £12 and make great gifts for any motor  sport-loving Dad, whether they choose to wear it to an event at Silverstone, or to watch a race on the TV at home. Men’s  ‘Because  it’s  Silverstone’  t-shirts  are  available  in  sizes  S-XXL  and  come  in  a  choice  of Black, Red or White.  

4)  £39 – A Hot Ride around Silverstone A hot ride, costing £39, will provide Dads with an opportunity to experience the high speed thrill of being   driven   around   the   famous   circuit   in   a   fully   prepared   Caterham   Superlight.   With   a professional  Silverstone  race  instructor  behind  the  wheel,  and  a  0-60  time  of  just  5  seconds, participants soon appreciate what it takes to be a competitive racing driver, getting a feel for the high speed straights and corners that make Silverstone one of the fastest and most challenging circuits in the world.

5)  £69 – A ticket to F1 qualifying at the British Grand Prix This year Silverstone circuit turns 60 and what better way to join in the celebrations than to attend one of the biggest sporting events of the year, the British Grand Prix. An adult ticket for qualifying on Saturday 5 July costs just £69 providing your Dad with the chance to watch all the top F1 drivers, including Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa, battle it  out  for  top  spot  at  the  front  of  the  grid.  80,000 fans attended qualifying in 2007 and few will forget the atmosphere and scenes that followed Lewis Hamilton’s stunning performance. With the exciting new knock-out system continuing in 2008, qualifying at this year’s British Grand Prix looks set to be more dramatic than ever. For further information on the range of gifts available from Silverstone, or to make a purchase for Father’s Day, visit silverstone.co.uk , or call 08704 588 260.