Plans shelved for Silverstone to host 1000th grand prix
Plans to hold Formula 1's 1000th grand prix at Silverstone have been warded off by concerns about the weather in April. The third race of the 2019 season will see F1 reach four figures, but its early part in the season, and conditions Sean Bratches described as "sub-optimal" have forced a rethink.
Silverstone hosted the first World Championship race in 1950, won by Alfa Romeo's Nino Farina.
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