British Grand Prix at Silverstone in doubt over rising fees charged by F1

• Silverstone director: ‘We can’t live with present contract beyond 2019’
• No other UK circuit has classification to stage a grand prix

Silverstone has given the strongest indication yet it may cease hosting the British Grand Prix, putting the future of a Formula One race in this country in doubt. The circuit’s executive director is again considering giving notice of its intent to instigate a break clause that would allow it to leave its contract in 2019 and will make its decision before this year’s race on 16 July.

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