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2013 British Grand Prix in pictures 30th June 2013, 21:22
The 2013 British Grand Prix in pictures.
Sebastian Vettel had the two quickest pit stops of the race. But tyre failures rather than strategy was the main talking point.
It was a race of recovery for Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber who climbed into the top four after early setbacks. Here are the British Grand Prix interactive lap charts.
Mark Webber set the fastest lap of the British Grand Prix on the final tour as he tried to catch leader Nico Rosberg. Here’s the fastest lap data.
Pirelli believe the changes made to how their tyres are bonded to the wheels did not cause the series of tyre explosions seen during the British Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg has avoided a penalty for going too quickly under yellow flags during the British Grand Prix.
Felipe Massa believes he was on course for a podium finish in the British until he suffered a tyre failure.
A disappointed Kimi Raikkonen blamed his team for discouraging him from pitting during the final Safety Car period.
Fernando Alonso admitted he was scared when Sergio Perez’s tyre exploded in front of him but said he didn’t follow advice not to use the kerbs.
Pirelli say the spate of tyre explosions seen during the British Grand Prix had a “new” cause and they are investigating the problems.