Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Formula 1

British GP bosses warn ticketless fans to stay away from 350,000 Silverstone sell-out after Wembley Euro 2020 chaos

BRITISH GP bosses say this weekend’s race is a 350,000 sell out and have warned ticketless fans to stay away.

The race at Silverstone has been selected as part of one of the Government’s pilot test events and strict coronavirus and security measures are in place.

Silverstone bosses have warned ticketless fans to stay away from the British GP as it’s a sell out
Race chiefs want to avoid a repeat of the shocking scenes that took place at Sunday’s Euro 2020 final at Wembley

And organisers are determined to ensure there is no repeat of the despicable scenes at Wembley last Sunday where yobs broke into the stadium for the Euro 2020 final.

Silverstone MD, Stuart Pringle, told ASON-CAL-JUL6-1.jpg” alt=”” class=”alignnone size-large wp-image-15504299″ width=”542″ height=”1024″ />

🏁 F1 2021 calendar: practice times, dates and racetrack info

Pringle added: “Silverstone is a 550 acre open air site. We have as many seats as Old Trafford but they are spread over three and a half miles.

“One of the differences between us and the Open is that they do not have much grandstand capacity and one of Public Health England’s concerns is about unseated capacities.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“So our unseated capacity is almost identical to the Open attendance is just that we have the grandstands seats on top, which are considered to be controlled and in the open air.

“The other point to add is that it is not like we are not already checking people coming in.

“Yes it is another movement but we have a system in place and we have 7,000 people working for us.

“We have an extra check but a lot of those will be done off site. Around half the attendees will have their apps checked away from the entrance.”

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.




JOFRA ARCHER’S career has been plunged into further doubt after being ruled out for the whole summer. The Sussex fast bowler has suffered a...


JOSHUA BUATSI returns to the ring on Saturday night in the toughest test of his career against Craig ‘Spider’ Richards. The mouthwatering light-heavyweight fight...


NOVAK DJOKOVIC may have to beat Rafael Nadal in the French Open QUARTER-FINALS of his bid to draw level with his great rival on...


BEN STOKES has revealed he suffered panic attacks while sitting on the toilet in his room at the England team hotel. His agent says...


EDDIE HEARN was half-tempted to jokingly call out Jake Paul during the Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano fight week. The pair got up close...


TIGER WOODS was almost hit by a flying golf ball and rowed with a cameraman in an eventful opening round at the PGA Championship....