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British GP (2015)

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02 Jul - 05 Jul
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Williams: We were right to let drivers race

Claire Williams insists her team did the right thing in not ordering Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa to swap places at the British Grand Prix, even though it hurt its chances of pulling off a win.

Maldonado insists Lotus not disheartened by missed chances

Pastor Maldonado insists Lotus is not getting disheartened by its failure to capitalise on the pace of its car, following fresh difficulty in the British Grand Prix.

F1 teams warned over 'fake' pitstops after Mercedes trick

Formula 1 teams will be warned by the FIA that any repeat of the kind of 'dummy' pitstop that Mercedes conducted in the British Grand Prix will not be tolerated, Motorsport.com can reveal.

Technical analysis: Red Bull and Ferrari copy Mercedes lead

The Mercedes engine may be the best of the F1 field, but the German car is no slouch, as its rivals have found. Giorgio Piola explains how Ferrari and Red Bull are following Mercedes' aero lead.

Bottas: Williams will learn lessons from Silverstone

Valtteri Bottas thinks Williams can learn important lessons from the British Grand Prix - which will help it deliver better Formula 1 results in the future.

Analysis: Seven myths busted in the British Grand Prix

An exciting British Grand Prix, on a circuit packed with fans, put a lot of myths about Formula 1's poor form to rest, according to Jonathan Noble.

Ferrari boss admits Silverstone form not good enough

Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene admits he was disappointed with the team's performance in the British Grand Prix, despite Sebastian Vettel's jump from fifth to third with a well-timed change to intermediate tyres.

Wolff shares Williams' strategy dilemma pain

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he shares rival Williams' pain over its tough strategy calls at the British Grand Prix, having experienced such dilemmas himself a few years ago.

Analysis: Did Williams blow it, or did Hamilton win it?

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling British Grand Prix, but early in the race - thanks to a great start - Williams looked like a real threat. Did the Grove team throw a chance of victory away with its strategy? Or was Hamilton's win inevitable?

British GP thriller a boost for Formula 1, say bosses

A thrilling British Grand Prix – with packed grandstands, new race leaders, a close battle for the win and mixed weather – has helped Formula 1 move away from talks of crisis, claim leading team bosses.

A very unfortunate British GP for the Sauber F1 Team

Felipe was not able to race due to a mechanical issue with the gearbox. Marcus put in a strong performance until the weather conditions changed.

Kvyat spin cost him shot at podium, says Horner

Red Bull boss Christian Horner thinks Daniil Kvyat lost the chance of a podium finish in the British Grand Prix after spinning on his in-lap to change to intermediate tyres.

British GP: Post-race press conference

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) and Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari).

Williams defends race strategy

Williams insists it did the right thing in letting its drivers race in the early stages of the British Grand Prix, rather than imposing orders to try to back up rivals Mercedes.

Hamilton claims emotional home win with Rosberg in second

Lewis Hamilton claims emotional home win with Nico Rosberg completing a Silver Arrows double in sensational 2015 British Grand Prix!

British GP: Vettel fights his way to the podium, Raikkonen eighth

In tricky conditions, Seb claims a well deserved third place

Sahara Force India scored eight points in today’s British GP

Vijay Mallya: “To score eight points in our home race and strengthen our hold on fifth place in the championship is a fantastic achievement."

After running 1-2, Massa finished 4th and Bottas 5th at Silverstone

Felipe Massa finished fourth and Valtteri Bottas fifth after running 1-2 in the first stint of an exciting British Grand Prix today.

Red Bull enjoy the 6th place of Kvyat at Silverstone

Daniil Kvyat: "We will keep pushing to improve and move forward over the next few races."

Bottas “disappointed” to be told not to race Massa

Valtteri Bottas has voiced his dismay at being told not to overtake his Williams teammate Felipe Massa for the lead of the British Grand Prix.

Lotus' hopes for the British GP evaporates before the completion of the first lap

Romain Grosjean: "Daniel must have thought his brakes and tyres would be able to slow him better than they did and the result was the end of both my and Pastor’s race."

Vettel: Podium no Christmas present

Sebastian Vettel says his podium finish in the British Grand Prix was no "Christmas present", and that Ferrari deserved it despite its lack of pace all weekend.

Hamilton ecstatic after “perfect call” pitstop

Lewis Hamilton believes that the timing of his final pitstop in the British Grand Prix was “perfect” and a key point of his 38th career victory.

Alonso says "free" point just an anecdote

Fernando Alonso says the "free" point he scored in the British Grand Prix is just an anecdote, as he wants his McLaren team to finish on "another level".

Drivers' and constructors' standings after British GP

Lewis Hamilton extends his lead as Kimi Raikkonen loses his 4th position.

British GP: Hamilton masters rain-hit race at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton scored his fifth win of the season on home turf at Silverstone, beating not only teammate Nico Rosberg and the Williams duo but the elements as well to extend his world championship lead.

Boullier admits time is running out for McLaren

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has admitted that his team cannot wait much longer for Honda to deliver a turnaround if its brand is not going to get damaged by continued poor results.

British GP: Both McLaren drivers eliminated in Q1

Fernando Alonso: "I don’t think I could’ve gone much quicker than that today. "

Analysis: How Hamilton got his British GP back on track

Lewis Hamilton says that, despite beating Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to British GP pole at Silverstone, things have gone far from smoothly for him this weekend.

Mixed fortunes for Red Bull on qualifying at Silverstone

Daniil Kvyat: "We came here without any big expectations and the car is handling really well this weekend."

Verstappen at a loss to explain qualifying struggles

Max Verstappen had no explanation for his 'strange' lack of pace in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

Williams: More to come after British GP boost

Williams thinks there is even more to come from its car, after delivering a Ferrari-beating performance in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

Fifth and sixth places for Ferrari in qualifying at Silverstone

Kimi Raikkonen: "I don’t think we’re slipping back, it’s just the different conditions we had today."

Rosberg baffled by engine and tyre problem

Nico Rosberg admitted he was mystified by the tyre and engine problems he suffered during qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

An all-Williams second row for tomorrow’s British GP

Felipe Massa: "It was a fantastic day for us at our home Grand Prix and it's great to have us P3 and P4."

Nothing to separate the Silver Arrows at Silverstone

Home hero Hamilton claims crowd-pleasing British Grand Prix pole!

Raikkonen says outqualifying Vettel irrelevant

Kimi Raikkonen says having qualified in front of teammate Sebastian Vettel on merit for the first time in 2015 does not make up for a disappointing qualifying for Ferrari in the British Grand Prix.

British GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), and Felipe Massa (Williams).

Ricciardo frustrated by track limits clampdown

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo was left frustrated after having his time deleted during British Grand Prix qualifying.

British GP: Starting grid

First two rows are locked by Mercedes-powered cars. Both Ferrari cars are on the third row.

Alonso says things will get worse before they get better for McLaren

Fernando Alonso says things will get worse before they get better for the McLaren team after being knocked out in Q1 in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

British GP: Hamilton beats Rosberg to Silverstone pole

Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the British Grand Prix after beating Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to the top spot in qualifying.

British GP: Hamilton sets blistering FP3 pace

Lewis Hamilton bounced back from a difficult Friday to set a blistering pace in final practice for the British Grand Prix.

Pirelli planning 'experimental' tyre tests

Pirelli is currently planning to run an experimental 'ultrasoft' tyre in Friday practice in Singapore and Abu Dhabi as it prepares for 2016.

Ferrari: The action begins at Silverstone

Kimi Raikkonen: “Today we tried to do the maximum in the practice and it looks good, but it’s only Friday."

Eventful opening day for Mercedes at Silverstone

Temperatures and competition hot up at Silverstone.

Verstappen: Toro Rosso quickest car on Silverstone corners

Max Verstappen reckons his Toro Rosso is the fastest in Silverstone's high-speed corners, and second only to Mercedes on race pace form on Friday.

Perez says upgraded Force India "better everywhere"

Sergio Perez thinks Force India has made a 'good step forward' with its updated car at the British Grand Prix.

2015 British Grand Prix – Friday Press Conference

Featuring: Matthew Carter (Lotus), Vijay Mallya (Force India), John Booth (Manor), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Eric Boullier (McLaren), Claire Williams (Williams)

P14 for Jolyon in Silverstone Free Practice One

Jolyon Palmer, Lotus F1 Team Third and Reserve Driver, completed 26 laps at Silverstone, his home race.

Hamilton says he needs "a lot" more pace

World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he needs to find "a lot" of performance on Saturday if he is to fight for victory in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

British GP: Rosberg fastest from Raikkonen in second practice

Nico Rosberg set the pace in an incident-packed second free practice session for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Friday, with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen taking the second-fastest time ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton.

Pirelli has ‘wild card’ tyre plan for 2016

Pirelli is ready to implement a 'wild card' option at certain Formula 1 races next year where teams will be allowed freedom of tyre choice, but has made clear that it will choose compounds at those events where safety is an issue.

Mercedes under investigation for Rosberg car incident

The Mercedes team is under investigation following first practice for the British Grand Prix after an alleged breach of the sporting rules.

British GP: Rosberg quickest in FP1 despite problems

Nico Rosberg set the pace in opening practice for the British Grand Prix, outpacing teammate Lewis Hamilton despite hitting trouble early in the session.

Formula 1 refuelling return killed off

Formula 1 chiefs have formally canned the idea of refuelling coming back to the sport in 2017, Motorsport.com has learned.

Alonso: McLaren needs answers at Silverstone

Fernando Alonso says his McLaren team needs a trouble-free British Grand Prix in order to find out how competitive the updated car is.

Vettel denies Ferrari showboating on Fridays

Sebastian Vettel believes that Ferrari's race-day struggles against Mercedes are more down to the engine modes of its rivals than anything it is doing to flatter its potential on Fridays.

Mercedes is ready to go full attack at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton: "Silverstone, though... that's different"