Keanu Reeves and Gordon Ramsay among celebs to descend on Silverstone ahead of British Grand Prix

Celebrities came to Silverstone today, with Keanu Reeves and Gordon Ramsey among the stars to watch Lewis Hamilton qualify fifth for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix.

Keanu tried to remain inconspicuous in a battered old red cap against a smart black suit over a casual black V-neck t-shirt to meander into the Formula 1 VIP area where he saw Carlos Sainz take the first pole position of his career on a rainy Silverstone.

The Matrix star, 57, sported his now-trademarked shaggy beard and disheveled long hair that became increasingly tangled with streaks of gray as the Ferrari man kept his nerves in dire circumstances to pimp Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 0.072 seconds to to start the British Grand Prix from the front.

F1 madman Gordon Ramsay, wearing pilot goggles, was also present at Silverstone, fresh from his trip to Saudi Arabia to watch Formula 1 in Riyadh.

Celebrities descended on Silverstone today, with Keanu Reeves and Gordon Ramsey among the stars to watch Lewis Hamilton qualify fifth for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix

Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Holly Ramsay pose for a photo in the Red Bull Racing garage during qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone

Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Holly Ramsay pose for a photo in the Red Bull Racing garage during qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone

The Queen's cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was also present during the Northampton rains, after announcing his retirement from public life.

The Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was also present during the Northampton rains, after announcing his retirement from public life.

Lewis Hamilton was all smiles after qualifying in fifth place for the 2022 British Grand Prix at Silverstone tomorrow

Lewis Hamilton was all smiles after qualifying in fifth place for the 2022 British Grand Prix at Silverstone tomorrow

Keanu Reeves and Gordon Ramsay among celebs to descend on Silverstone ahead of British Grand Prix

Sainz’s Ferrari qualified fastest on a rainy Silverstone ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen

Sainz said he could win but knows Verstappen (left) and Leclerc (right) will race very hard

Sainz said he could win but knows Verstappen (left) and Leclerc (right) will race very hard

He visited the Red Bull garage during the qualifying session with his daughter Holly and saw technicians and engineers working on the multimillion-dollar cars.

The Queen’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was also present during the Northampton rains, after announcing his retirement from public life.

Regardless of the weather, it was a relief to see real action after a week of racist comments and bickering.

Keanu tried to portray himself unobtrusively in a battered old red cap against a nice black suit over a casual black v-neck t-shirt

Keanu tried to portray himself unobtrusively in a battered old red cap against a nice black suit over a casual black v-neck t-shirt

F1 mad Gordon Ramsay, wearing aviator sunglasses, was also present at Silverstone, fresh from his trip to Saudi Arabia to watch Formula 1 in Riyadh

F1 mad Gordon Ramsay, wearing aviator sunglasses, was also present at Silverstone, fresh from his trip to Saudi Arabia to watch Formula 1 in Riyadh

Prince Michael of Kent attends Formula 1 qualifying sessions at Silverstone today

Prince Michael of Kent attends Formula 1 qualifying sessions at Silverstone today

Lewis Hamilton, the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team member during qualifying for the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton, the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team member during qualifying for the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton qualified fifth and hopes for improvement in Sunday's race

Lewis Hamilton qualified fifth and hopes for improvement in Sunday’s race

Lewis Hamilton was fifth on his home track, one place behind Red Bull’s Sergio Perez, while Britons Lando Norris and George Russell were sixth and eighth respectively ahead of McLaren and Mercedes.

In a chaotic qualifying run, the Ferrari man was given the special honor of leading the field at a rainy Silverstone, beating Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 0.072 seconds to start from the front.

Speaking after qualifying, however, Sainz said he was surprised that his winning lap was the best of the day, as he wasn’t very impressed by it himself.

Keanu Reeves and Gordon Ramsay among celebs to descend on Silverstone ahead of British Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz said he was surprised to take his first ever pole position at the British Grand Prix

Stefano Domenicali, CEO of the Formula One Group, meets Keanu Reeves today after final practice for the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain tomorrow at Silverstone

Stefano Domenicali, CEO of the Formula One Group, meets Keanu Reeves today after final practice for the F1 Grand Prix of Great Britain tomorrow at Silverstone

Prince Michael of Kent being shown around the Mercedes Petronas garage today during the qualifying sessions at Sliverstone, in which Lewis Hamilton finished fifth for tomorrow's grand prix

Prince Michael of Kent being shown around the Mercedes Petronas garage today during qualifying sessions at Sliverstone, in which Lewis Hamilton finished fifth for tomorrow’s grand prix

]Matrix star Keanu Reeves, 57, sported his now-trademarked shaggy beard and disheveled long hair that was increasingly flexed with gray streaks

]Matrix star Keanu Reeves, 57, sported his now-trademarked shaggy beard and disheveled long hair that was increasingly flexed with gray streaks

“It was a good lap, but I struggled a lot with the standing water on the intermediate, there was a lot more standing water, even on the race line, and it was very easy to take pictures and lose the lap,” said Sainz . said.

‘For this condition, it was also more difficult to get temperature in this intermediate.

Sainz now sees his chance to capture his first F1 win on Sunday, with the Ferraris’ pace being a key factor in their success this season.

TV chef Gordon Ramsay mixes it up in the Red Bull garage before qualifying

TV chef Gordon Ramsay mixes it up in the Red Bull garage before qualifying

Keanu Reeves and Gordon Ramsay among celebs to descend on Silverstone ahead of British Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz took the first pole position of his career on Saturday at a soaked Silverstone

The build-up to this year’s British Grand Prix has been mired in controversy, with Lewis Hamilton calling for older figures in the racing world, such as Ecclestone and Sir Jackie Stewart, to stop giving a platform because “enough is enough” following the racist remarks of Nelson Piquet.

Hamilton responded to Piquet, calling him a variation of the n-word and Ecclestone’s defense of Vladimir Putin as a “first-class person.” Stewart said last week that Hamilton, 37, should retire.

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