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Motor racing-Hopkirk replaces Warwick as BRDC president

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Former Monte Carlo rally winner Paddy Hopkirk has been elected president of the British Racing Drivers' Club that owns Silverstone circuit, the BRDC said.

Motor racing-Silverstone not alone in feeling the pinch, says BRDC

SILVERSTONE, England, July 11 (Reuters) - Silverstone is unlikely to be alone among European circuits in deciding it can no longer afford to host Formula One without a better deal, according to British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) chairman John Grant.

BRDC activates 2019 British GP break clause

The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC), owners of Silverstone, has announced that it has activated a break clause in its…

'It is no longer financially viable for us to deliver the British GP'

John Grant, chairman of the British Racing Drivers' Club, says it has suffered substantial losses by staging the British GP at Silverstone.

Silverstone no longer for sale, say owners BRDC

British Racing Drivers Club will 'go it alone' after deciding to shelve plans to sell Silverstone.

Silverstone lifted by Liberty Media F1 deal

Derek Warwick, President of the British Racing Drivers' Club, owners of Silverstone, says the arrival of Liberty Media as F1's…

Silverstone clarifies British Grand Prix future

The British Racing Drivers' Club, which owns Silverstone, has clarified comments regarding the future of the British Grand Prix…

Warwick eyes 'compromise' over British GP

British Racing Drivers' Club President Derek Warwick is hopeful that Silverstone can find a "compromise" over the future of the…

Silverstone could drop British GP after 2019

The Chairman of the British Racing Drivers' Club, John Grant, has acknowledged that Silverstone could exercise a break clause in…

Jaguar likely moving HQ to Britain's most iconic racetrack

Jaguar Land Rover has moved another step closer to buying the Silverstone race track from the British Racing Drivers' Club for the automaker's new HQ. BRDC members now get to vote whether to take negotiations further. Continue reading...Show More Summary

Rossi becomes honorary BRDC member

The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) has given MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi honorary membership of its club, the first…

BRDC elects new chairman, Rolt leaves

John Grant was elected to replace Stuart Rolt as chairman of the British Racing DriversClub (BRDC) last week, it has been confirmed.

Silverstone confirms development deal

The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) has announced a long-term lease deal with commercial property company MEPC to develop land around the Silverstone circuit.

Warwick: F4 will remove total motorsport confusion

Wednesday has seen Jonathan Palmer’s MotorSport Vision (MSV) announce a for next year, which is to be heavily supported by the British Racing DriversClub (BRDC). In the opinion of ex F1 driver Derek Warwick, Chairman of the BRDC, this is just what motorsport needs to remove current misunderstandings.

MSV announces Formula 4 Championship for 2013

MotorSport Vision (MSV) and the British Racing DriversClub (BRDC) have announced a new Formula 4 championship, to be launched in 2013. This will be a one-make series, with all chassis constructed by the RFR company headed up by Ralph Firman, founder of the Van Diemen operation. The cars will be powered by Cosworth engines.

Silverstone searching for £150m investment

The British Racing DriversClub (BRDC), owners of Silverstone, are on lookout for a cash injection of 150 million pounds, according to The Telegraph. The next phase of development includes hotels and other such facilities at the Northamptonshire venue.

BRDC congratulates drivers on race victories

The British Racing DriversClub (BRDC) has sent out official congratulations to those of its members who won a selection of prestigious international motor races across the weekend. These include Mark Webber and Dario Franchitti, victors of the respective Monaco Grand Prix and Indianapolis 500 which were both held on Sunday.

BRDC on lookout for more investors

Silverstone owners the BRDC (British Racing DriversClub) are still on the hunt for significant investors as they strive to continually improve the home of the British Grand Prix. In recent years, the Northamptonshire circuit has featured several dramatic changes but more, such as hotels, remain in the pipeline.

BRDC SuperStars reveals 2012 line-up

The British Racing DriversClub has named the 15 drivers who make up this year’s cast of the BRDC SuperStars group. The candidates will receive extra training in areas such as media interviews, plus advice from Sam Bird – Mercedes Formula 1 reserve driver – who becomes ambassador for the group's fifth year.

Ecclestone backs Qatari takeover bid for Silverstone

Bernie Ecclestone has showed his support for a Qatari bid for Silverstone, with a consortium known as The Alpha Group bidding to buy the circuit from the BRDC (British Racing DriversClub). According to The Telegraph, the group is now enjoying exclusivity as a preferred bidder due to a non-refundable one million-pound deposit.

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