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Northamptonshire team hoping for success at British Grand Prix

Sahara Force India, hoping to do well at the British Grand Prix Credit: ITV News Anglia

The British Grand Prix takes place at Silverstone in Northamptonshire this weekend.

One of the teams hoping their drivers will come out on top are based closest to the circuit, Sahara Force India, and they're looking for a strong showing on Sunday.

Chief Operating Officer at Sahara Force India, Otmar Szafnauer said. "Last year we finished 6th, so our objective is to be 5th or higher this year and I think we're well on our way to achieving that, although it's early and there's still a lot of races left."

Sahara Force India Credit: ITV News Anglia

Sahara Force India hoping for Silverstone glory

Sahara Force India.
Sahara Force India. Credit: PA

The British Grand prix takes place at Silverstone this weekend, and the team based closest to the circuit are hoping one of their drivers will come out on top.

Sahara Force India has been at the home of british motorsport for seven years and know that a strong showing on Sunday will help them to keep on progressing.

"Last year we finished 6th, so our objective is to be 5th or higher this year and I think we're well on our way to achieving that - although it's early and there's still a lot of races left," Chief Operating Officer Otmar Szafnauer told ITV News Anglia.

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F1 legends gather at Silverstone

F1 cars line up at Silverstone
F1 cars line up at Silverstone Credit: ITV New Anglia

Formula one drivers past and present have been at Silverstone looking forward to the circuit's 50th British Grand Prix with a trip down memory lane.

Five vintage F1 cars were on display as former drivers Damon Hill and Derek Warwick joined current star Romain Grosjean to promote the big race.

Damon Hill joined drivers past and present
Damon Hill joined drivers past and present Credit: ITV News Anglia

The cars on show included the Renaults driven by Hill and fellow former World Champion Nigel Mansell.

Also on display was the JPS Lotus which was driven by the late Ayrton Senna.

F1 fans vote for Silverstone

The  2013 British Grand Prix
The 2013 British Grand Prix Credit: Silverstone

This year's British Grand Prix at Silverstone has been voted the best race of 2013 by F1 fans.

The survey, by Sky Sports, saw the Northamptonshire circuit get 38% of the fans' vote with Hungary finishing second and Brazil in third place.

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Silverstone hosts female-only motorcycle day

by Donovan Blake

Silverstone race track in Northamptonshire has been hosting something of a first.

Former TT racer Maria Costello has held the first ever female-only motorcycle track day at the circuit.

Over the years dozens of racers from Barry Sheene to Valentino Rossi have made their name on the circuit and Maria is hoping she can help women follow in their footsteps.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake

Silverstone prepares for Superbikes

30,000 people are expected to attend the two day event
30,000 people are expected to attend the two day event Credit: ITV Anglia

The Silverstone racing circuit in Northamptonshire is gearing up for the British Superbike Championship this weekend.

The two day event is the last major race in Silverstone's calendar for this year.

Upto 30,000 people are expected to watch the penultimate round of the competition.

New college opens at Silverstone

Silverstone in Northamptonshire.
A general view of Moto GP practice session at Silverstone, Northamptonshire. Credit: PA Images

A new college which aims to produce the engineers of the future for Britain's motorsport industry opens its doors today.

Silverstone University Technical College will welcome its first 200 students to years 10 and 12. They will be based in a new £10-million school building at the Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire.

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