Silverstone's racing academy

The British Racing Drivers' Club has announced a new initiative to train up young drivers. The Silverstone Motorsport Academy. The Academy is founded on the Silverstone Racing School, the latest in a long line of racing schools to be based at the Northamptonshire track.The BRDC hopes that the Academy will become "Europe's centre of excellence for racing driver development" and will launch youngsters on their road towards Formula 1. The Academy will offer not just courses for new racers but also a championship. The Academy will often a range of courses in advanced circuit driving and rally driving techniques.

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