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#106 – From tin sheds to a state-of-the-art technology park

Author: Inside Silverstone Podcast
Published On: 6 October 2023

In Episode 106 your host, Chris Broome interviews Chris Kimber-Nickelson – Commercial Director of Silverstone Park.

Listen as both Chris’ talk through the history of Silverstone Park – from tin sheds to now state-of-the-art commercial units; its relation to the world famous F1 circuit and how the deal was struck to build on the land; the existing businesses based on site – including the likes of Porsche, Lotus and Aston Martin; and the plans for phase 4 – due to be built in the next 12 months.

Stay tuned as they also delve into Chris’ career background; early career lessons; how he evolved during the first period of COVID and UK lockdown; with the interview then concluding with a first and dream car discussion.

Chris Kimber-Nickelson – Commercial Director of Silverstone Park

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