F1 British Grand Prix Silverstone

Thousands of fans head to Silverstone for the Formula One British Grand Prix.

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Silverstone responds to criticism

The managing director of Silverstone, Richard Phillips, has vowed to carry on in his job despite the traffic chaos which overshadowed the British Grand Prix weekend.

Although raceday attracted a record crowd of 127,000 fans, it's estimated the Northamptonshire circuit may lose as much as £1m after spectators were asked to stay away from attending Saturday's qualifying session.

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