British GP: Hamilton wins; Rosberg penalty promotes Verstappen

Following a start behind the safety car, Hamilton dominated the event to win by seven seconds over Rosberg – with a big moment on a damp patch at the treacherous Abbey Corner the only true threat to his victory.
The best duel of the race was Verstappen v Rosberg. Verstappen nailed Rosberg with a sensational round-the-outside pass while track conditions were still tricky, but Rosberg … Keep reading

Rosberg says start best chance of beating Hamilton

The German says that the low-grip surface, which had been cleaned by rain several times over the weekend, will make life tricky away from the grid.
“There are are great opportunities tomorrow at the start,” he said after qualifying. “It’s very, very low grip out there so the start is going to be unusually difficult tomorrow.
“It’s not been one of Lewis’ strengths recently, so there’s a … Keep reading

Pirelli gives new stint length advice for British GP

Vettel suffered a right rear tyre failure while leading at the Red Bull Ring last weekend, having tried to eke out a very long stint on supersofts.
While the tyre problem was put down to an external factor – either a kerb impact or a piece of debris – there was some intrigue about whether Ferrari had tried to push the distance of its rubber too far.
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Ericsson gets FIA clearance to start British GP

The Swede went for a checks at a hospital in Oxford yesterday after his FP3 accident at Stowe, before returning to the circuit later in the afternoon.
An FIA statement said: “Following a medical examination undertaken this morning at the Silverstone Circuit Medical Centre, the FIA has cleared Sauber F1 Team driver Marcus Ericsson to take part in today’s British Grand Prix.”
Although he … Keep reading

Top 10 drivers quotes from qualifying at Silvestone

P1 – 1m 29.287s – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes AMG Petronas): “Firstly, I want to say how grateful I am for all the amazing fans that we have this weekend. Right from Thursday through to today, it’s been the biggest crowd I think I’ve ever seen here. The wave of energy they send is just mesmerising, so a big thank you to everyone out there. It wasn’t the cleanest qualifyi … Keep reading