The future of the 2020 British Grand Prix could be a race around the streets of London, after Silverstone chiefs activated a break clause in their agreement with Formula One today.
It means that, after the 2019 race, Silverstone will no longer host a Grand Prix – with Paddy Power making a London street race the 8/1 favourite alternative, ahead of Brands Hatch (9/1) and the Aintree Motor Racing Circuit at 16/1.
There’s been strong hints that the capital could host a Monaco-like affair ever since motor racing was legalised on closed public roads in Britain back in April.
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However, we expect the race to continue at the iconic track, with odds of 1/7 that the 2020 GP will be hosted at Silverstone.
Spokesman Paddy Power said: “Strap yourselves in, folks – this one could go on and on. A bit like the race itself.
“Many in F1 expect Silverstone to return to the negotiating table, but a London street race will be in pole position otherwise.”Where will the 2020 British Grand Prix be held?
8/1 London street race
9/1 Brands Hatch
16/1 Aintree Motor Racing Circuit
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