sport news Silverstone welcomes 140,000 fans for British GP and gives nation plenty to ...

sport news Silverstone welcomes 140,000 fans for British GP and gives nation plenty to ...
sport news Silverstone welcomes 140,000 fans for British GP and gives nation plenty to ...
Barely a mask in sight, sun cream shortages and fun in the sun... Silverstone welcomes 140,000 fans for British Grand Prix and gives nation plenty to cheer about following Lewis Hamilton's dramatic triumph The British Grand Prix saw the highest crowd of the Covid era at Silverstone  More than 140,000 attended on Sunday, among 356,000 over the weekend Lewis Hamilton's victory gave the home fans plenty to cheer in the baking heat  It almost felt like business as usual as fans only needed a negative Covid-19 test 

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VIP helicopters pierced the clear blue sky overhead as fans basked in the morning sunshine in Northamptonshire.

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Dare we say it, it felt normal, if normal still exists.

A negative Covid-19 test was all fans needed to get through the gates to this 550-acre site. From there, the drinks were flowing, while pleas for attendees to wear masks fell on deaf ears.

A massive 140,00 strong crowd were able to enjoy the Formula One British Grand Prix

A massive 140,00 strong crowd were able to enjoy the Formula One British Grand Prix 

The fans were given plenty of reasons to cheers, including a home winner in Lewis Hamilton

Outside the paddock and media pen, trying to find a masked man or woman was about as easy as solving ‘Where’s Wally?’

‘I don’t like masks at all,’ Jordan, 26, who was attending a Grand Prix for the first time after bagging a £370 ticket, told Sportsmail in the fanzone.

‘I’m a massive Hamilton fan but it’s just so, so good to see people

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