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2013 British Grand Prix weekend in Tweets

2013 British Grand PrixPosted on | Author Anthony French

Lotus Silverstone hashtag, 2013Get a glimpse behind the scenes at the British Grand Prix. Here?s what the teams and drivers shared on Twitter during the Silverstone race weekend.

Thursday

Williams geared up to celebrate their 600th GP while Mark Webber announced he will leave F1 at the end of 2013.

Friday

First practice was a disappointment for fans as wet conditions kept the cars in the garage. But a busy second practice session made up for it as Rosberg set the pace.

Saturday

Rosberg set the fastest time again in final practice but it was Lewis Hamilton who took pole in qualifying as both Ferrari and McLaren struggled. Paul Di Resta was disqualified for a weight infrinfgement.

But Sergio Perez’s tyre failure in final practice was a sign of things to come.

Sunday

A spate of punctures during the Grand Prix brought race director Charlie Whiting close to stopping proceedings. In the end Rosberg won but his team mate was one of several drivers to suffer failures.

Share any other great Tweets you spotted during the British Grand Prix in the comments.

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