Jenson Button admitted that qualifying third for his home Silverstone race on the same weekend in which fans are helping him celebrate the memory of his late father was an “emotional” achievement.
Lewis Hamilton apologised to his fans after blowing his chance of securing pole position for the British Grand Prix after inexplicably aborting his final run in Saturday’s dramatic qualifying session.
Pastor Maldonado has been sent to the back of the grid for Sunday’s British Grand Prix after his Lotus was found not to have enough fuel to provide a sample following qualifying.
Those with mystic leanings may have heard an ethereal chuckle at Silverstone Saturday afternoon, and perhaps they were reminded of a white-haired man with a big smile, a ribald sense of humour – and a pink shirt.
It’s only Saturday, said Toto Wolff, the Mercedes chief, seeking to apply psychological balm to the unravelling challenge of Lewis Hamilton. Once again, albeit in maddeningly changeable conditions, Hamilton came apart when pole was his for the taking.
Sergio Perez has issued an apology following his ill-advised comments about Susie Wolff. Mexican asked whether he’d enjoy driving alongside a female and replied: ‘No, they are better off in the kitchen.’
Ferrari were caught on the hop by changing weather conditions during qualifying for the British GP but Fernando Alonso is nevertheless hoping for more of the same in Sunday’s race.
Nico Rosberg is still expecting a battle for victory with Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s British GP despite the title-chasing pair’s latest contrasting fortunes in qualifying.
Mitch Evans took his maiden GP2 victory after a tremendous battle with Jolyon Palmer in the Feature Race at Silverstone.
Lewis Hamilton blew his chance of securing pole position for the British Grand Prix after he inexplicably aborted his final run in Saturday’s dramatic qualifying session.
Lotus are set to drop the underperforming Renault engines in favour of Mercedes power units from 2015.
World championship leader Nico Rosberg claims pole position for the British Grand Prix in a rain-affected qualifying session, with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton only sixth.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton admits it was his own decision to abort on the final lap of a very disappointing qualifying session, in which he finished sixth.
The Brit could only post the sixth-quickest time at a damp Silverstone after pulling out of a final flying lap, but Jenson Button starts third
Lewis Hamilton bails out of final qualifying lap and drops from first to sixth as Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg steals pole at Silverstone
The 2008 champion pulled off on his final lap believing it to be too slow only to see teammate Nico Rosberg sweep through and grab top spot
Jenson Button and David Coulthard hit the streets of London on a pair of motorbikes ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
BBC Sport’s chief F1 analyst Eddie Jordan interviews new Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci.
Susie Wolff speaks to Lee McKenzie about making her Grand Prix weekend debut during practice at Silverstone.
As Silverstone prepares to host its 50th British GP, Sir Stirling Moss remembers the very first race there in 1948.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg grabbed pole position for the British Grand Prix from a crazy qualifying session at Silverstone to again put Lewis Hamilton in the shade.
Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two in a rain-affected third practice ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone as Mercedes limited their wet-weather running.
The Williams test driver became the first woman in 22 years to drive during a Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend
‘My most embarrassing moment? Look on the internet’Scot David Coulthard, 43, raced karts as a boy, then in 1989 won the first McLaren Autosport BRDC award for best young …
The Formula 1 legend, who has won the British race five times, insists it is vital to let the 29-year-old star be himself rather than try and shackle him
When F1 drivers negotiate the tightest bends of the race track, the G-force is higher than that experienced by astronauts being launched into space
It was a case of good and bad news for Lewis Hamilton here yesterday. On the one hand he was quicker than team-mate Nico Rosberg, who is currently 29 points ahead of him in their world championship fight. On the other, his Mercedes cut out and rolled to a halt soon after he had achieved that.
Nigel Mansell believes that the world championship fight between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will go down to the last race of the season, a scenario that will put Formula One’s most controversial rule in the spotlight.
Were Daniel Defoe alive today he might include, alongside death and taxes, rain at Glastonbury and Silverstone as features upon which we can rely with absolute certainty. And so the hottest week of the year gives way today, the seers tell us, to showers over the rose of the shires.
Ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix, we’ve had a rummage through the archives to check out some of the previous races from years gone by Continue reading… …
David Coulthard gives his inside track on the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend
Ex-F1 champion John Surtees has advice for Lewis Hamilton ahead of 50th anniversary race at Silverstone
Lee McKenzie hosts Inside F1 from Silverstone in the company of Susie Wolff and Allan McNish following Friday practice for the British Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton’s bid for victory at the British Grand Prix suffered a setback on Friday after he stopped on track during practice. Nico Rosberg meanwhile was dealt a boost after he escaping punishment for overtaking under red flags.
Ferrari protégé Raffaele Marciello took his maiden GP2 pole in a closely fought contest in the sun at Silverstone.
Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in an action-packed second practice session for the British Grand Prix before his Mercedes breaks down at Silverstone.
Susie Wolff has expressed her disappointment at completing only four laps on her full Formula One debut.
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in second practice for the British GP on Friday – although it was an afternoon of mixed fortunes for the Mercedes driver after an engine problem cut his session short.
Nico Rosberg has avoided a penalty for overtaking during a red-flag period in Friday morning practice at Silverstone after the stewards ruled that he had driven in a safe manner.
Stewards clear Nico Rosberg of blame for passing Daniil Kyvat under red flags during first practice
Stewards investigate Nico Rosberg for passing Daniil Kyvat under red flags during first practice
Felipe Massa suffered a huge shunt on a dreadful first morning for Williams at the British Grand Prix.
Watch highlights as Felipe Massa crashes out of first practice for the British Grand Prix, while his Williams team-mate Susie Wolff suffers an early end to her debut with engine problems.
The German driver and Drivers’ Championship leader is looking good as he aims for a fourth successive race victory in Northamptonshire
Lewis Hamilton may have finished top of the timesheet in practice for Sunday’s British Grand Prix but the home hero was left to ponder the latest failure to his Mercedes.
Susie Wolff made Formula One history on Friday – although it only lasted 20 minutes.
Mercedes led the way in opening practice for the British GP on Friday morning, although there was double disappointment for Williams after both Felipe Massa and Susie Wolff came to grief at Silverstone.
The vexed question of women in motor sport went neither for nor aft at Silverstone, but, rather appositely, stalled four laps into a disappointing debut for Susie Wolff.
Susie Wolff makes F1 history at Silverstone – although it only lasts 20 minutes before oil pressure problem
Susie Wolff’s long-awaited grand prix weekend bow – the first for a female driver in two decades – proved to be over almost before it had even begun at Silverstone on Friday after a engine failure struck her Williams car after just four laps.