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Silverstone traffic

PostPost by: martinbrowning » Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:06 pm

Hi there, I have tickets for this year's Grand Prix at Silverstone. Haven't been there for close on 20 years and what sticks in my memory is the traffic chaos/queues both to and from the circuit.
Has anybody had more recent experience and is it just as bad?


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PostPost by: Spyder fan » Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:45 pm

The roads to and from the circuit are much better managed in recent years, but I would suggest using a park and ride scheme for the real easy access to the circuit. Northampton is a good place to Park and ride
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PostPost by: Elanconvert » Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:04 pm

went a couple of years ago, and did a small detour through stowe [past the school],,, straight in!!!!

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edit; just re-read the original post...... my visit was to the silverstone classic, not the GP, so may be different.....
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PostPost by: batfish » Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:52 am

You can only park at he circuit if you have bought a carpark ticket, otherwise you have to buy a park and ride ticket.
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PostPost by: mbell » Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:39 pm

Hopefully they have it reasonably sorted by now with park and rides.

They certainly have here, took me less than a hour to get home from the Austin race last year. 1/2 mile walk, 10 min bus ride to carpark, ~12 mile drive home on a direct route that didn't involve the major roads that were likely to jam up.
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PostPost by: john.p.clegg » Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:05 pm

Don't forget to set the video recorder or you'll miss all the fun...

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PostPost by: peterexpart » Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:53 am

john.p.clegg wrote:Martin
Don't forget to set the video recorder or you'll miss all the fun...

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To see any fun / excitement / overtaking you would need to set it for 1970 !! or go to the Moto GP instead :wink:
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