AVL RACING is the global motorsport group of AVL, the world's largest privately owned company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains. With its five segments SIMULATE, ENGINEER, MAKE, TEST and RACE, AVL RACING is the integrated partner for premium motorsports at every stage of the development routes of its customers.
Owned by the British Racing Drivers Club and home of the British Grand Prix, Silverstone is the premier motor racing venue in the UK. In addition to hosting the UK's only round of both the Formula 1 Grand Prix and World Endurance Championship, Silverstone is proud to host some of the most exciting motorsport championships throughout the year, including MotoGP, BTCC, F3, GT and British Super Bikes. For historic fans the Silverstone Classic has become the UK's major attraction and is supported by a host of HSCC, AMOC and VSCC events amongst others. In addition to motor racing the circuit operates a broad range of participation events including educational programmes, testing, circuit hire, driver training programmes, corporate and retail driving days, international conferences, consumer and business exhibitions and events within the iconic Wing.
For those looking for accommodation whilst visiting the circuit, the Silverstone Accommodation Service works with a number of hotels in the area providing best price availability.
Bruntingthorpe has an extensive proving ground centred around a 4 mile track, incorporating an impressive 2 mile long, 60m wide straight.
The tracks are ideal for vehicle test, development and evaluation including such tests as high speed tests, vehicle handling, suspension development, engine mapping and brake evaluation. This track is also supplemented by a challenging 4x4 track and an exciting kart circuit, both of which are available to hire.
The company also offers corporate hospitality and team building services using our extensive facilities and a range of exciting vehicles via our Big Thunder Events brand, including supercars, Ariel Atoms and karting, to name but a few. Facilities include a recently refurbished 30,000 sq ft events centre called Hangar ’42 which is ideal for either car launches, exhibitions or large ride and drive events. This has now been supplemented with a brand new track-side showroom and conference building that is perfect for car launches, press events and meetings in a truly unique environment
Millbrook provides vehicle test and validation services and systems to customers in the automotive, transport, tyre, petrochemical and defence industries. It is independent and impartial in everything it does.
It has a range of test facilities for components and full vehicles. These include varied indoor and outdoor test tracks in the UK and Northern Finland, engine dynamometers, environmental chambers, e-motor and e-axle test cells, structural test laboratories, crash laboratories, interior systems laboratories, battery test facilities and advanced emissions chassis dynamometers.
Millbrook’s employees are passionate about safety, customer service and technical excellence, making them ideal partners at any stage in the development and launch of the vehicles of tomorrow.