British Grand Prix

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British Grand Prix
Silverstone Circuit
(2011–present)
Circuit Silverstone 2011.svg
Race information
Number of times held75
First held1926
Most wins (drivers)United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton (7)
Most wins (constructors)Italy Ferrari (16)
Circuit length5.891 km (3.66 mi)
Race length306.198 km (190.263 mi)
Laps52
Last race (2020)
Pole position
Podium
Fastest lap

The British Grand Prix is a grand prix motor race organised in Great Britain by the Royal Automobile Club. First held in 1950 and after that every year since today.

Winners[change | change source]

Multiple winners (drivers)[change | change source]

Drivers in bold are competing in the Formula One championship in the current season.

Wins Driver Years won
7 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
5 United Kingdom Jim Clark 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967
France Alain Prost 1983, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1993
4 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992
3 Australia Jack Brabham 1959, 1960, 1966
Austria Niki Lauda 1976, 1982, 1984
Germany Michael Schumacher 1998, 2002, 2004
2 Argentina José Froilán González 1951, 1954
Italy Alberto Ascari 1952, 1953
United Kingdom Stirling Moss 1955, 1957
United Kingdom Jackie Stewart 1969, 1971
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 1972, 1975
Canada Jacques Villeneuve 1996, 1997
United Kingdom David Coulthard 1999, 2000
Spain Fernando Alonso 2006, 2011
Germany Sebastian Vettel 2009, 2018
Australia Mark Webber 2010, 2012

Multiple winners (constructors)[change | change source]

Teams in bold are competing in the Formula One championship in the current season.
A green background indicates an event which was part of the pre-war World Manufacturers' Championship.
A pink background indicates an event which was not part of the Formula One World Championship.

Wins Constructor Years won
16 Italy Ferrari 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1961, 1976, 1978, 1990, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2018
14 United Kingdom McLaren 1973, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2008
10 United Kingdom Williams 1979, 1980, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
8 United Kingdom Lotus 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1972
Germany Mercedes 1955, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
3 Austria Red Bull 2009, 2010, 2012
2 France Delage 1926, 1927
Italy Maserati 1948, 1949
United Kingdom Cooper 1959, 1960
United Kingdom Tyrrell 1971, 1974
France Renault 1983, 2006

Multiple winners (engine manufacturers)[change | change source]

Manufacturers in bold are competing in the Formula One championship in the current season.
A green background indicates an event which was part of the pre-war World Manufacturers' Championship.
A pink background indicates an event which was not part of the Formula One World Championship.

Wins Manufacturer Years won
17 Italy Ferrari 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1976, 1978, 1990, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2018
14 United States Ford * 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
13 Germany Mercedes ** 1955, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
12 France Renault 1983, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012
6 United Kingdom Climax 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
4 Japan Honda 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
2 France Delage 1926, 1927
Italy Maserati 1948, 1949
Luxembourg TAG *** 1984, 1985

* Built by United Kingdom Cosworth, funded by Ford

** Between 1999-2005 built by United Kingdom Ilmor, funded by Mercedes

*** Built by Germany Porsche

By year[change | change source]

Silverstone (albeit some changes), as used in 1994–2009
Silverstone, as used in 1991–1993
Silverstone, (albeit 3 changes around the Farm Straight and Woodcote) used in 1950–1990
Brands Hatch, alternated with Silverstone in 1964–1986
Aintree, alternated with Silverstone in 1955–1962
A map of the locations of the British Grand Prix.

A green background indicates an event which was part of the AIACR World Manufacturers' Championship.
A pink background indicates an event which was not part of the Formula One World Championship.

Year Driver Constructor Location Report
1926 France Robert Sénéchal

France Louis Wagner

Delage Brooklands Report
1927 France Robert Benoist Delage Report
1928

1947
Not held
1948 Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Silverstone Report
1949 Switzerland Emmanuel de Graffenried Maserati Report
1950 Italy Giuseppe Farina Alfa Romeo Silverstone Report
1951 Argentina José Froilán González Ferrari Report
1952 Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari Report
1953 Italy Alberto Ascari Ferrari Report
1954 Argentina José Froilán González Ferrari Report
1955 United Kingdom Stirling Moss Mercedes Aintree Report
1956 Argentina Juan Manuel Fangio Lancia-Ferrari Silverstone Report
1957 United Kingdom Stirling Moss
United Kingdom Tony Brooks
Vanwall Aintree Report
1958 United Kingdom Peter Collins Ferrari Silverstone Report
1959 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax Aintree Report
1960 Australia Jack Brabham Cooper-Climax Silverstone Report
1961 West Germany Wolfgang von Trips Ferrari Aintree Report
1962 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Report
1963 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Silverstone Report
1964 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Brands Hatch Report
1965 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Silverstone Report
1966 Australia Jack Brabham Brabham-Repco Brands Hatch Report
1967 United Kingdom Jim Clark Lotus-Ford Silverstone Report
1968 Switzerland Jo Siffert Lotus-Ford Brands Hatch Report
1969 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford Silverstone Report
1970 Austria Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford Brands Hatch Report
1971 United Kingdom Jackie Stewart Tyrrell-Ford Silverstone Report
1972 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Brands Hatch Report
1973 United States Peter Revson McLaren-Ford Silverstone Report
1974 South Africa Jody Scheckter Tyrrell-Ford Brands Hatch Report
1975 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi McLaren-Ford Silverstone Report
1976 Austria Niki Lauda Ferrari Brands Hatch Report
1977 United Kingdom James Hunt McLaren-Ford Silverstone Report
1978 Argentina Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Brands Hatch Report
1979 Switzerland Clay Regazzoni Williams-Ford Silverstone Report
1980 Australia Alan Jones Williams-Ford Brands Hatch Report
1981 United Kingdom John Watson McLaren-Ford Silverstone Report
1982 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-Ford Brands Hatch Report
1983 France Alain Prost Renault Silverstone Report
1984 Austria Niki Lauda McLaren-TAG Brands Hatch Report
1985 France Alain Prost McLaren-TAG Silverstone Report
1986 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Honda Brands Hatch Report
1987 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Honda Silverstone Report
1988 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Report
1989 France Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Report
1990 France Alain Prost Ferrari Report
1991 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Report
1992 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault Report
1993 France Alain Prost Williams-Renault Report
1994 United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault Report
1995 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Benetton-Renault Report
1996 Canada Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Report
1997 Canada Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault Report
1998 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari Report
1999 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes Report
2000 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes Report
2001 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes Report
2002 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari Report
2003 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari Report
2004 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari Report
2005 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren-Mercedes Report
2006 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault Report
2007 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari Report
2008 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes Report
2009 Germany Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Report
2010 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault Report
2011 Spain Fernando Alonso Ferrari Report
2012 Australia Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault Report
2013 Germany Nico Rosberg Mercedes Report
2014 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Report
2015 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Report
2016 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Report
2017 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Report
2018 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Report
2019 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Report
2020 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Report


Broadcasting[change | change source]

United Kingdom[change | change source]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Colour commentator(s)
2017 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Paul Di Resta
Channel 4 Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2016 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
Channel 4 Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2015 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2014 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC Two Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2013 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC One Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2012 Sky Sports F1 David Croft Martin Brundle
BBC Two Ben Edwards David Coulthard
2011 BBC One Martin Brundle
2010 Jonathan Legard Martin Brundle
2009
2008 ITV James Allen
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002 F1 Digital+ Ben Edwards John Watson
ITV James Allen Martin Brundle
2001 Murray Walker
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996 BBC Two Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Ben Edwards John Watson
1995 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Ben Edwards John Watson
1994 BBC Two Murray Walker Jonathan Palmer
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson
1993 BBC Two Murray Walker Jackie Stewart
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson
1992 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
Eurosport Allard Kalff John Watson
1991 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
Eurosport Richard Nicholls John Watson
1990 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
Eurosport Richard Nicholls John Watson
1989 BBC Two Murray Walker James Hunt
1988
1987
1986
1985 BBC One
1984
1983
1982 BBC Two
1981 BBC One
1980 James Hunt
Jackie Stewart
1979
1978 Jackie Stewart
1977
1975 Jackie Stewart
1974 Raymond Baxter
1973
1972
1971
1970 ITV Anthony Marsh
1969 Innes Ireland
1968 BBC One
1966 Raymond Baxter
1964
1963 BBC Television
1962
1961
1960
1959
1958
1957
1956 John Bolster
1954 Robin Richards
1953 Raymond Baxter