2012 British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton may not have had a British Grand Prix to remember but he entertained his fans on his return to the pits with a cheeky doughnut.
That was one of several great moment in last week’s race filmed by fans on their cameras. Here’s a look back at the weekend through the eyes of the spectators.
This was the story of the weekend for thousands of people who got stuck in traffic jams and soaked car parks.
The rain caused problems for the drivers as well – here are several of them going off at Vale during the wet qualifying sessions.
Classic F1 cars in the rain
A view of the start from alongside front row sitters Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber, the Ferrari driver moving across to cover Webber the instant the red lights go out.
Further around the first lap the field has shaken out into single file – Paul di Resta has gone off earlier on the lap after being clipped by Romain Grosjean.
Maldonado rebuffs Raikkonen
Kimi Raikkonen treid to get around the outside of Pastor Maldonado but is edged onto the run-off for his trouble.
Alonso in the pits
Ferrari may have been outstripped by McLaren for speed in the pits but they’re still one of the quickest crews on pit lane. Alonso makes one of his two visits for fresh tyres.
It was a disappointing weekend for Hamilton – he finished eighth, the same place he started – but he couldn’t contain his exuberance at performing before his home crowd.
Race weekend montage
A selection of footage from the weekend including two of Alonso’s spins, a close-up of Timo Glock?óÔé¼Ôäós car after he spun in Q1, the formation lap, the fight between Hamilton and Alonso, and more.
Hill and Herbert
Damon Hill and Johnny Herbert entertain themselves.
Mark Webber appears on stage after the race for a chat with Tony Jardine and the Silverstone crowd.
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2012 British Grand Prix
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