The British GP preview

The British GP preview

AUTOSPORT's Edd Straw and Mark Glendenning look ahead to what could be the end of an era - Silverstone's final British Grand Prix. Who would bet against Jenson Button taking the last victory on the circuit?

It is 59 years since Silverstone hosted the inaugural round of the Formula 1 World Championship, and history may record this coming Sunday as the date when it held the British Grand Prix for the final time.

Irrespective of whether or not that comes to pass, this is going to be a significant race. Teams and drivers will tell you that all grands prix are equally important, but for many on the grid a win at Silverstone this weekend could represent a lot more than a trophy and 10 points.

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