Mercedes were on top by a clear second in the first practice session for the German Grand Prix as Fernando Alonso was unable to set at time.
The FIA has instructed team to obey limits on tyre pressure and camber angle throughout the German Grand Prix weekend following a request by Pirelli.
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Pictures from the build-up to the German Grand Prix.
Alonso says being hit with a piece of tyre, as he almost was at Silverstone, would be like being struck by “a bullet or a knife” at 300kph.
Nico Rosberg insists the safety concerns with the current tyres was an issue before the series of punctures during the British Grand Prix.
The Grand Prix Drivers’ Association has threatened to boycott the German Grand Prix if the tyre failures seen at Silverstone recur at this weekend’s race.
Drivers praised Pirelli’s efforts to make changes to the tyres for this weekend to prevent a repeat of the punctures seen during the British Grand Prix.
Nico Hulkenberg admits Sauber’s financial problems are “a difficult situation” for the team.
Saturday and Sunday should be sunny and warm at the Nurburgring but rain is expected on Friday for the third race weekend in a row.
A second DRS zone has been added at the Nurburgring for this year’s race and the original zone has been shortened slightly.
Don’t miss any of the German Grand Prix sessions – here are the times for all of this weekend’s action.
F1 heads to Germany amid doubt over the state of its tyres and questions over whether Mercedes’ illegal test transformed their race pace.
Williams will use a special livery for the German Grand Prix marking their 600th race start.
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.