Looking back on the technical developments from Silverstone, here’s John Beamer. Silverstone was always pegged as a Red Bull track and a 0.7s qualifying gap confirmed it as such. To see the RB6’s superiority one need look no further than Abbey where it had an astonishing 10mph exit speed advantage. That is why the rest … Continue reading Technical review: British Grand Prix
Vitantonio Liuzzi said his lack of pace in the British Grand Prix was because he wasn’t able to get good performance out of the hard tyres: It was pretty upsetting because we don?óÔé¼Ôäót know what happened with the first set of tyres. With the hard tyres at the beginning we had a huge amount of … Continue reading Liuzzi explains hard tyre struggle
Silverstone was packed with fans – and dozens of F1 Fanatic readers – last weekend. Some were sat at Beckets enjoying the view of the new and old parts of the track, others witnessed that controversial moment between Alonso and Kubica unfold at Club, and more watched events unfold before and after the race in … Continue reading Ten F1 fans’ stories from Silverstone
Find all the F1 Fanatic British Grand Prix coverage in one place below. Below are all 44 articles covering the race weekend including reports on every session, team-by-team breakdowns of the race weekend and extensive analysis of the Grand Prix.
You take great risks when you tamper with a masterpiece – but that’s just what the British Grand Prix organisers had to do at Silverstone ahead of this year’s race. The changes added a fast new corner to the track at Abbey and the new section of track was the scene of some exciting racing … Continue reading Was new Silverstone a success? (Poll)
Fernando Alonso believes Ferrari will be on the pace of Red Bull in the next races at the Hockenheimring and Hungaroring. Speaking during a live video chat on Ferrari.com he said: Red Bull have been very strong in the first part of the season. But we can’t forget Silverstone is a special track with very … Continue reading Alonso: we’ll catch Red Bull in Germany
Williams technical director Sam Michael said the bumps at Silverstone must be reduced before next year’s race. Michael said: The new layout was very bumpy. That improved as rubber was laid during the race, but it?óÔé¼Ôäós something that needs to be addressed for 2011. On a positive note, I was impressed by how the new … Continue reading Michael wants Silverstone bumps eased
Which driver did the best job during the British Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the British Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Williams claimed their first double points finish of 2010 as Rubens Barrichello finished fifth and Nico H?â??lkenberg came home tenth. Rubens Barrichello Nico H?â??lkenberg Qualifying position 8 13 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’31.242 (-0.393) 1’31.635 Race position 5 10 Average race lap 1’38.263 (-0.203) 1’38.466 Laps 52/52 52/52 Pit stops 1 1 You need to … Continue reading Both cars in points (Williams race review)
Kamui Kobayashi finished higher than he did at Valencia after a more low-key performance. But Pedro de la Rosa had to retire after one run-in too many with Adrian Sutil. Pedro de la Rosa Kamui Kobayashi Qualifying position 9 12 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’31.327 (-0.094) 1’31.421 Race position 6 Average race lap 1’40.499 (+2.223) … Continue reading Kobayashi takes sixth (Sauber race review)