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Warning of delays on the M40 as British Grand Prix gets underway

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Motorists who plan to use the M40 around Oxfordshire this weekend are being advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys as the British Grand Prix at Silverstone gets underway. Around 230,000 F1 fans are expected to head to the track this weekend.

The Highways Agency will use its electronic message signs on approaching motorways to give drivers information about any diversions and delays, and provide traffic information using local radio.

Grand Prix at Silverstone could cause M40 delays

Motorists who plan to use the M40 around Oxfordshire this weekend are being advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys as the British Grand Prix at Silverstone begins.

Around 230,000 Formula 1 spectators are expected to head to the track this weekend.

The Highways Agency has said they will use its electronic message signs on approaching motorways to give drivers information about any diversions and delays, and provide up-to-the-minute traffic information using local radio.

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