Pictures from the first day of practice for the German Grand Prix.
The F1 drivers’ threat to boycott the German Grand Prix if the tyre failures seen at Silverstone recur meant today’s two practice session were anxiously watched for any sign of a repeat.
Pirelli motorsaport director Paul Hembery says they shouldn’t have allowed teams to swap tyres between opposite sides of their cars.
Enter your German Grand Prix predictions to win loads of F1 prizes this weekend.
Sebastian Vettel put Red Bull on top in the second practice session at the Nurburgring. Nico Rosberg made it a German one-two at home.
Follow the 2013 German Grand Prix second practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
Mercedes were on top by a clear second in the first practice session for the German Grand Prix as Fernando Alonso was unable to set at time.
The FIA has instructed team to obey limits on tyre pressure and camber angle throughout the German Grand Prix weekend following a request by Pirelli.
Follow the 2013 German Grand Prix first practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
In the round-up: “Actions speak louder than words” – Webber ?σΤιΌ?σ Drivers’ stance “hardened” after GPDA meeting ?σΤιΌ?σ Buttons doubts test value