Did you know that Northamptonshire is home to Europe’s fastest banked oval racing circuit, Rockingham? This circuit still holds the lap record of 24.719 seconds for the 1.5 mile oval set. This record was set by Tony Kanaan, with his car, the Ford/Lola Champ on September 22, 2001. He hit an average speed of 215.4 mph, according to the official Rockingham website. This is only one of the reasons why Northampton is paradise for car racing lovers.
To be able to enjoy the best racing experience that this county has to offer, make sure you book accommodation at one of the reputed hotels near Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit & Whilton Mill Carting, like Holiday Inn Northampton West, which offers a comfortable stay with easy access to the best racing experiences. With well trained staff, the best amenities in every room and even an in-house restaurant and lounge bar, you are in for an unforgettable stay right here.
Hotels near Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit & Whilton Mill Carting offer you the best of both world – the most comfortable stay and easy access to the best Northampton has to offer for car racing enthusiasts. Here’s a look at some of the things that you must try while in the county:
· Whilton Mills: How do you combine car racing with environmental awareness and no CO2 emissions? You try Go Karting at Whilton Mills. Established in 1991, this 16th century mill house is set against the spectacular landscape of the Norhamptonshire countryside. It offers some great experiences for both private and corporate get togethers with a variety of karting circuits, ranging from a 450 metre circuit to an international one of 1,200 metres. Experience the thrill of floodlit karting and get computerised analysis of your laps and timing. For the more adventurous, there are quad bikes and off-road tracks to try.
· Silverstone: This Grand Prix Circuit is already gearing up for the Formula One British Grand Prix, scheduled for June 2015. Named after the Royal Air Force bomber station that existed on this site during World War II, RAF Silverstone, this circuit has played host to the British Grand Prix since 1948. In 2014, this circuit hosted some of the major races, including the British Motorcycle Grand Prix, FIA World Endurance Championshpi, GP2 Series, Formula 2 Euro Series, British Formula 2, British Touring Car Championship and the British Superbike Championship. So, when you stay at a hotel near Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit & Whilton Mill Carting, you know you are in for some very exciting times.
· Garage 51S: If you want a feel of driving some of the fastest cars in the world without the fear of injury, there is nothing better than trying the car racing simulators at Garage51S. You get to try your driving skills on an F1 circuit. The racing simulation gives you the adrenalin rush that speeding down an actual racing circuit would. You can even race against your friends here.
So, get ready to indulge your love for speed and book accommodation at one of the best hotels near Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit & Whilton Mill Carting in Northampton today.