Silverstone set to end British Grand Prix contract after 2019

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File photo dated 10-07-2011 of Cars round the first corner during the Formula One Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit, Northampton.
File photo dated 10-07-2011 of Cars round the first corner during the Formula One Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit, Northampton.

It is now almost certain that in the coming days Silverstone will exercise an option to end its contract hosting the British Grand Prix, Reuters has reported.

The last contract signed in 2009 was meant to end tensions, but has instead done the opposite, F1 insiders believe.