Testing began today but most of the teams relied on their test drivers having only recently returned from the American leg of the calendar.
The roads into Silverstone were very busy this morning and an even larger crowd is expected tomorrow when Hamilton takes to the track.
Some may grizzle that this kind of thing used to be free – but it’s still the cheapest way of seeing full-blooded F1 action in Britain.
All the teams are there except for Honda and Super Aguri, which are testing in Jerez.
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