The longest and most prestigious event on the Intelligent Money British GT Championship calendar takes place this Sunday when a 31-strong entry arrives at Silverstone for three hours of racing.
No pit windows and three driver changes – that’s two more than usual – also leave room for strategy to play a decisive role in the Silverstone 500, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. That extra element might explain why six different manufacturers and seven teams have won the race outright over the last decade, and why no driver has claimed more than one victory in the event’s history.
Exactly the same stats apply to GT4 despite Century and BMW winning two of the last three 500s. But Success Penalties for both of its M4s provide an opportunity for another combination to join Silverstone’s roll of honour.
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And don’t forget that all support series races are streamed exclusively on britishgt.com/live throughout Sunday.