The Weekly Grapevine

The Weekly Grapevine

Your weekly dose of rumours, speculations and analysis

Silverstone is traditionally a time of great anticipation: not only does Formula 1 head back to the very place where it all began, to the sport's 1950 roots, so to speak, but also the first draft calendars for the next season are leaked; the driver market is in full swing; engine deals are announced/confirmed; and the first whiffs of new sponsors hang over the paddock.

In short, previous British Grands Prix at Silverstone have merrily pointed the way to the sport's future whilst celebrating its past.

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