select - Great racetracks

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Big money, big brands, and plenty of glamour are just the start of motor-racings allure. Add adrenalin, astonishing speeds, and very real danger for a spectator sport second to none.

 


UK - Silverstone

This Midlands village is home to Silverstone Circuit, which has hosted many notable motorcar races, including the first-ever Formula One world championship in 1950. Home to the British Grand Prix, first held here in 1948, the traditionally laid-out track encourages high speeds, while slower corners challenge drivers and add to the excitement.



 

London, England
Distance: 5,219 km
Flight Time: 7 hours, 35 minutes
Frequency: 6 flights a day

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Italy - Monza

What’s now virtually a suburb of Milan is famous for its Autodromo Nazionale, located inside a sprawling former royal park, and official home of the Italian Grand Prix. Long straight sections and fast corners on the circuit mean that spectators get the thrill of seeing drivers going flat out at speeds that reach 370 kph; spectacular engine failures are common. Grand Prix apart, the circuit is known for the 1,000 km Monza and motorcycle racing.



 

Milan, Italy
Distance: 4,359 km
Flight Time: 6 hours, 40 minutes
Frequency: 2 flights a day

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France - Le Mans

Le Mans is a town rich in history, but it’s the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, held here since 1923, that makes it truly famous. Held on the giant Circuit de la Sarthe – which partly incorporates public roads closed for the occasion – this is the world’s longest-running motor endurance race, testing drivers and vehicles alike over 24 hours and some 5,400 km. The race is also notable for having been the first place, in 1967, to see champagne sprayed instead of drunk at race celebrations, starting what’s now a sporting tradition.



 

Paris, France
Distance: 4,980 km
Flight Time: 7 hours, 15 minutes
Frequency: 3 flights a day

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Germany - Nürburg

The Nürburgring, simply named after the medieval village where it’s located, is often cited as the most difficult racing circuit anywhere and hosts a variety of events, most famously the 24 Hours Nürburgring endurance race. But there’s another attraction here: the track is open to the public on non-race days when, for a fee, the brave can test their mettle and driving skills for themselves.



 

Frankfurt, Germany
Distance: 4,316 km
Flight Time: 6 hours, 35 mins
Frequency: 2 flights a day

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