British GP 2014 Location: 10 Key Facts About Silverstone

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British GP 2014 Location: 10 Key Facts About Silverstone
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The Silverstone circuit hosts the British Grand Prix, the ninth round of the 2014 Formula One season.

This year's event is bound to be one of the more memorable races at the Northamptonshire track, with Silverstone hosting its 50th grand prix and Susie Wolff set to become the first woman to take part in a race weekend for 22 years.

The British Grand Prix is likely to provide the latest twist in the title race, too, with Lewis Hamilton, one of the two major protagonists, eager to take his second victory on home soil and win his first race for almost two months.

However, Nico Rosberg, the current championship leader, will be determined to land a psychological blow on his Mercedes teammate by ruining Hamilton's homecoming and ensuring he arrives at his own home race, the German Grand Prix, with a fourth win of the season under his belt.

As the race weekend approaches, here are 10 facts about Silverstone.

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