HRT say Bruno Senna will return to drive for the team after replacing him with Sakon Yamamoto for the British Grand Prix. However the team has not explained why it has replaced Senna for this race, amid rumours they’ve run Yamamoto to bring in more money from sponsorship.
Red Bull were fastest again in the second practice session at Silverstone as Mark Webber topped the times with a 1’31.234. Fernando Alonso was second fastest in a session which saw several mistakes from drivers as they got used to the new track.
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Sebastian Vettel headed the times at the end of the first practice session on the revised Silverstone circuit. The Red Bull driver also signalled he had more time in hand, setting the fastest middle sector on his final lap. Lewis Hamilton was second fastest ahead of Robert Kubica.
HRT reserve driver Sakon Yamamoto will take the place of Bruno Senna in both of tomorrow’s practice sessions for the British Grand Prix. The team refused to confirm claims that Yamamoto will drive throughout the race weekend but other sources are reporting team principal Colin Kolles has stated Senna will not drive for the team … Continue reading Sakon Yamamoto to replace Bruno Senna at HRT at Silverstone
Have all the important information for this weekend?óÔé¼Ôäós British Grand Prix at your fingertips. The F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme includes all the pre-race facts and figures you need, plus a video lap of the new Silverstone track.
Having won four races already this year Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton have their eyes on a home win at Silverstone? But the Red Bulls may prove just too quick to catch on a circuit where aerodynamic performance is crucial. Read on to see what surprises the new Silverstone may have in store for the … Continue reading Red Bull’s speed may stop home success at Silverstone (British GP preview)
Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the British Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. If you would like to help run the live blogs this weekend please get in touch by emailling me, using Twitter or leave a … Continue reading British Grand Prix live TV times
Nigel Mansell will act as the drivers’ representative on the stewards’ panel in the British Grand Prix. The 1992 world champion won 31 F1 races in a career spanning 1980 to 1995. He also won the 1993 IndyCar title. More recently Mansell made an ill-fated bid to race in the 2010 Le Mans 24 Hours … Continue reading Mansell on stewards’ panel at Silverstone
Ferrari are bringing more upgrades for the F10 for the British Grand Prix and have further steps planned for the next two races. A new front wing and revised rear wing will be run at Silverstone, two weeks after they introduced their exhaust driven diffuser in Valencia. In the video above Stefano Domenicali confirms further … Continue reading Ferrari bringing further upgrades (Video)
Three dry but not particularly sunny days are expected for the British Grand Prix weekend. Britain is enjoying warm weather at the moment and it is expected to remain that way throughout Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Northamptonshire. Overcast conditions are likely to produce temperatures in the mid-to-low 20s. Little to no chance of rain … Continue reading Dry race expected at Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button said they expect to be in the hunt for victory in the British Grand Prix this weekend as McLaren bring another performance upgrade for their home race. Speaking at a press conference in London today the pair were also enthusiastic about racing on the revised Silverstone circuit, with Hamilton saying … Continue reading Upgrade will help us fight for British GP win, Hamilton and Button say
Bridgestone say the revised Silverstone circuit will be even tougher on tyres than the previous layout – which was already one of the hardest on the calendar for tyre wear. Director of motorsport tyre development Hirohide Hamashima said: The track was previously one of the most severe for the tyres in terms of layout and … Continue reading New Silverstone ‘even tougher on tyres’
Lotus reserve driver Fairuz Fauzy will drive in the first practice session at this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Fauzy will also get behind the wheel of a T127 in practice in Hungary, Singapore and Abu Dhabi later this year. He has driven in practice once this year, in his home event in Malaysia. Lotus say … Continue reading Fauzy to drive Lotus at Silverstone