Motorsport fans invited to cycle round new Arena layout


Motorsport fans heading to Silverstone this weekend have been offered the chance to cycle round the new configuration which makes its debut when the FIA GT1 World Championship takes to the track.

The new section of track which leaves the current track at Abbey and heads up back towards the Becketts/Maggots complex before coming down the National straight to rejoin the old Grand Prix loop at Brooklands.

For those fans who have tickets for the Silverstone Supercar event, whether it's a qualifying day ticket, a race day ticket or a weekend ticket will be able to cycle the extended 3.67 mile track, while non ticket holders can join in the event at a cost of five pounds, payable on the day or in advance.

Each day the track will be open between 18.30 and 20.00 for the fans to get on their bikes and see firsthand what the likes of Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and Casey Stoner will be faced with when they race on the new layout.

Fans will be treated to a whole variety of entertainment over the Silverstone Supercar weekend, and all tickets include free grandstand seating, free parking and children under fifteen get in for free.