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The Grand Prix File: Britain

By saltire | 5 Jul 2012 | One Comment | 962 views

FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX |

Britain has a proud history in Formula One. The country has produced ten world champions and over 200 race wins, and the majority of competing teams have been born right here in Blighty. Originally an RAF airfield during war time, Silverstone is officially the home grand prix for three of the current teams, although another five are based in the immediate surrounding area.

Circuit Length:    5.901 km (3.667 miles)
Race Length: 52 laps (306.747 km 190.604 miles)
Lap Record: 1:30.874 (F Alonso, Ferrari, 2010)
Last Year: 1. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1h 28:41.194 [more...]
2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault, +16.511 s
3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault, +16.947 s
P. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault, 1:30.399 [more...]
FL. Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 1:34.908

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        Local Time (UTC+1) UK Time
Wednesday Press Conference 15.00 15:00
Thursday
 
 
Practice Session 1 10.00-11.30 10.00-11.30
Practice Session 2 14.00-15.30 14.00-15.30
Press Conference 16.00 16:00
Saturday
 
 
Practice Session 3 10.00-11.00 10.00-11.00
Qualifying 13.00-14.00 13.00-14.00
Followed by press conference    
Sunday
 
Race 13:00 13:00
Followed by press conference    

Friday Mix of bright, dry periods and heavy showers. Highs of 17°C.
Saturday Overcast and showery with maximum temperatures of up to 18°C.
Sunday Heavy showers, possibly thundery with temperatures reaching 18°C.

 
World Drivers’ Championship: [more...]

1.   Fernando Alonso        111 Points
2. Mark Webber       91 Points
3. Lewis Hamilton 88 Points
4. Sebastian Vettel 85 Points
5. Nico Rosberg         75 Points

 
World Constructors’ Championship: [more...]

1.   Red Bull-Renault      176 Points
2. McLaren-Mercedes      137 Points
3. Lotus-Renault 126 Points
4. Ferrari 122 Points
5. Mercedes 92 Points

 
Form Guide:
Last Five Years at Silverstone

      VET     WEB     BUT     HAM     ALO     RAI     ROS     MSC    
Starts 4 5 5 5 5 3 5 2
Classified Finishes         3 4 3 5 5 3 5 2
Retirements 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Best Result 1 1 4 1 1 1 3 9
Best Grid Slot 1 1 5 1 3 2 5 10
Average Finish 3.3 4.0 6.7 5.2 7.4 4.3 7.0 9.0
Average Grid Slot 3.0 3.8 12.0 7.6 5.0 4.7 11.2 11.5
Number of Podiums     2 3 0 3 2 1 1 0
Pole Positions 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Fastest Laps 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0

 
Current Form (Last Five Races)

Fernando Alonso 74 points
Sebastian Vettel      57 points
Mark Webber 55 points
Nico Rosberg 50 points
Lewis Hamilton 43 points

 
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  • str8y

    Nice stats!

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