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2013 German Grand Prix build-up in pictures 4th July 2013, 22:04

Pictures from the build-up to the German Grand Prix.

Alonso: Perez tyre failure could have injured me

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.

Rosberg: Tyres were safety concern before British GP

Nico Rosberg insists the safety concerns with the current tyres was an issue before the series of punctures during the British Grand Prix.

Drivers threaten German GP boycott over punctures

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.

Hungary tyre changes will affect title battle – Rosberg

Nico Rosberg expects the revised tyres Pirelli will introduce at the Hungarian Grand Prix to shake up the competitive order and affect the battle for the title.

Drivers pleased with quick response to tyre failures

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.

Rosberg focused on ‘annoying Sebastian’, not title

Nico Rosberg says he “doesn’t really want to speak about the world title yet” and is focused on winning races.

Hulkenberg: Sauber problems “a difficult situation”

Nico Hulkenberg admits Sauber’s financial problems are “a difficult situation” for the team.

Wet practice sessions likely again at Nurburgring

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.

Second DRS zone added at Nurburgring

A second DRS zone has been added at the Nurburgring for this year’s race and the original zone has been shortened slightly.