The Mercedes pair were on top as usual in an uneventful first practice session at the Hockenheimring.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2016 German Grand Prix.
Formula One is back in Germany and ten teams will again face the daunting task of trying to keep up with home favourites Mercedes.
After two rain-affected race weekends conditions should settle down for F1’s return to the Hockenheimring in south-west Germany this weekend.
The new Hockenheimring may lack the unique character of the old one but it has usually proved one of the easier circuits for drivers to pass each other.
Don’t miss any of the 2016 German Grand Prix sessions – here are the times for all of this weekend’s action plus the IndyCar race from Mid-Ohio.
A selection of video highlights from the German Grand Prix weekend filmed by fans in the stands.
Fernando Alonso overwhelmingly won the Driver of the Weekend pole for the second time this year following his victory in the German Grand Prix.
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo warned that Ferrari’s rivals are getting stronger despite his team’s German Grand Prix win.
Sebastian Vettel has been given a 20-second penalty for passing Jenson Button off the track during the German Grand Prix.
The German Grand Prix stewards are looking into whether Sebastian Vettel’s pass on Jenson Button was legal.
Red Bull will not be penalised over their engine torque maps ahead of the German Grand Prix.
The legality of Red Bull’s cars is in question ahead of the German Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez has been docked five places on the grid for the German Grand Prix for holding up other cars in qualifying.
Mark Webber is the third driver to receive a five-place penalty on the grid for the German Grand Prix.
The DRS zone for Sunday’s race at the Hockenheimring will be on the straight leading to the Spitzkehre hairpin.