Officials Warn Fans About Silverstone Sell-out

Formula One fans have been warned by Silverstone officials to book their Grand Prix tickets early in order to avoid missing next year’s British Grand Prix.

Officials Warn Fans About Silverstone Sell-out

Formula One fans have been warned by Silverstone officials to book their Grand Prix tickets early in order to avoid missing next year’s British Grand Prix.

After this year's Grand Prix, where many fans were forced to miss qualifying and the race due to the heavy rain that flooded the parking areas, the organisers agreed to exchange their tickets for next year's race, and many have already accepted the offer.

"It is the old story of 'book early to avoid disappointment'," said Silverstone spokesman Peter Morris. "The race has gone back to its July date and it may seem a long way away to people with Christmas on their minds so legions of F1 fans may have put off securing their bookings until next year.

"But because we are offering replacement tickets to fans who couldn't get to this years race the reality is that tickets are in significantly short supply - even shorter than normal - and we are dealing on a 'first come first served' basis."

The 2001 British Grand Prix is scheduled for 15th July.

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