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Hungarian GP Race
Felipe Massa finished 12th and Valtteri Bottas 13th after a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix.
Valtteri made a great start running in fourth after the first lap whilst Felipe struggled for pace in tenth.
Felipe was given a 5-second penalty for being out of position on the grid and struggled after his first stop on the medium tyre.
Valtteri had a solid race but was hit from behind after the safety car restart resulting in a right-rear puncture.
Pirelli Hungarian Grand Prix – Race
Weather: sunny/overcast and dry, 22-25°C air, 41-49°C track
The Hungarian Grand Prix was an exciting race in which the Sauber F1 Team finished in tenth (Ericsson) and 11th (Nasr). Looking back to the starting positions of 17th (Ericsson) and 18th (Nasr), both the drivers and the team put in a flawless performance, exploiting every opportunity. In the end, Marcus Ericsson finished the Hungarian Grand Prix in the top ten, scoring one world championship point.
Seventh for Romain, penalties aplenty for Pastor
An eventful afternoon in Budapest saw Romain seventh and Pastor experience a race he’d rather forget after a highly entertaining and eventful 30th edition of the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Both Lotus F1 Team drivers were tardy off the line after a second formation lap, a characteristic shared by the front-row Mercedes duo ceded the leading two positions to their Ferrari rivals.
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Race
26 july 2015
Double points finish for the Silver Arrows in dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix
• After a poor start, Lewis and Nico dropped from the front row to third and fourth behind the Ferraris
• Lewis then dropped back to tenth after running wide while attempting to pass his team-mate
• The appearance of the Safety Car on lap 42 brought the field back together, with both Silver Arrows taking the opportunity to pit
• Lewis served a drive through penalty on lap 54 after contact with Daniel Ricciardo on lap 49
• Further contact with Ricciardo saw Nico suffer a puncture, forcing an extra pit stop on lap 64
• MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS now lead Ferrari by 147 in the Constructors’ Championship
• Lewis now leads the Drivers’ Championship by 21 points from Nico
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Race Day
Hungaroring, Sunday July 26
McLaren-Honda recorded its best result of the season today, finishing fifth (Fernando Alonso) and ninth (Jenson Button) – an achievement that earned the team an extremely welcome 12 constructors’ world championship points.
HUNGARY GP – RACE
26 July 2015
DANIIL KVYAT, Finish Position: 2nd, Start Position: 7th
“I am very happy with the results; it was a fantastic turn around in what was such an eventful race. During the first stint, I thought my race was over because of the vibrations from the flat spot. But the car was really competitive during the last stint and we were able to finish very strongly. All the team deserves this double-podium, and all the guys back at the factory, everyone has kept pushing, and I want to say a big thank you to them. I am dedicating my race to Jules and his family; we lost a fantastic guy, our hearts and thoughts are with him and his family.”
HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX
July 26, 2015
After an incredible race, Max Verstappen grabbed a fantastic 4th position, while Carlos Sainz had to retire. Here our drivers and team's reaction at the end of an exciting Hungarian Grand Prix
Hungarian Grand Prix Budapest, 26 July 2015
Maurizio Arrivabene: “A fantastic win! Over the past few weeks, we had had comments from people who said we were in a slump, people who obviously can’t or don’t want to read the numbers. As a matter of fact, we had anticipated long time ago that there could be ups and down in the course of the season, but that does not mean that we were stepping back. This weekend started with a horrible Friday for us, so we knew we only had P3 on Saturday to properly set the car up. We calmed down and managed to recover, but still we didn’t know we could win the race. We were only confident that we could fight at the front. Then both Seb and Kimi had a tremendous start and being able to drive in clean air surely made a difference in terms of tyre management, as we knew the first two sets of Options would perform very well. I am very disappointed, though, that Kimi din not make it to the end, because he was having a great day. Congrats to him. This is Formula One and we must accept the lack of reliability as another challenge for the future. We won today, but still keep our feet on the ground and remain humble and committed”.
Romain and Pastor set for the Hungarian Grand Prix
Whilst P10 and P14 on the grid for tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix might not set the world alight, there’s scope for a better showing at the Hungaroring.
An interrupted Q2 session meant both Pastor and Romain had only one run to set a time to see if they would break into the top ten. A lock-up from Pastor compromised his lap, whilst Romain made it through.
Hungarian GP Qualifying
· Valtteri qualified sixth and Felipe eighth for tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix.
· Both cars carried two sets of new option tyres into the final session giving them the best opportunity to extract maximum performance from today in an extremely hot session.
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Qualifying
25 July 2015
Silver Arrows secure Budapest front row lockout in style at the Hungaroring
Lewis claimed his fifth Hungarian Grand Prix pole position and the 47th of his Formula One career
Nico qualified second to complete a front row lockout for the Silver Arrows
Both drivers ran twice in Q1 (prime/option) before making two option runs in Q2 and Q3
Today's result means that MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS has now taken pole at all 10 Grands Prix thus far in 2015
Pirelli Hungarian Grand Prix – Qualifying
Weather: sunny and dry, 29-33°C air, 46-55°C track
A disappointing result for the Sauber F1 Team in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix with positions 17 (Marcus Ericsson) and 18 (Felipe Nasr). Both drivers struggled to get the tyres to work, which was mainly due to very high track temperatures on the Hungaroring.
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Qualifying
Hungaroring, Saturday July 25
Despite showing promise throughout every practice session, both drivers struggled through no fault of their own when it really mattered in qualifying this afternoon.
9TH AND 12TH ON THE GRID
July 25, 2015
Rows 5 and 6 for the two Toro Rosso boys in the last qualifying session prior to the summer break.
The Saturday afternoon grid decider is particularly important here, given the difficulty in overtaking on this tight and twisty track and in the torrid heat of the Hungaroring, most of the drivers looked as though they'd done a race distance by the end of the session when they got out of their cars.
HUNGARY GP – QUALIFYING
July 25, 2015
Hungarian Grand Prix's Qualifying: Max P9 and Carlos P12. Here our drivers and team's reaction on today's action on track.
HUNGARY GP – QUALIFYING
25 July 2015
DANIEL RICCIARDO, Position: 4, (3rd Practice – 9, 1:24.929)
“I am really happy with the session today and with my qualifying performance. We were very
close to Seb which is positive. I found a really good rhythm, obviously we had a few problems
yesterday but the weekend as a whole has gone well so far. Our long run pace was pretty
handy yesterday so I am confident we can battle it out with the red cars in the race tomorrow.
I’m feeling good about it. .”
Hungarian Grand Prix - Budapest, 25 July 2015
Kimi Raikkonen: “It was a pretty normal qualifying, but we did not get the ideal result. We had some difficulties here and there and did not manage to put a very good lap together. This morning we had some issues and could not run with the soft tyres: for sure this did not help and it was a bit of unknown for qualifying, but it was not too bad and the behavior of the car was pretty good. Tomorrow I’ll be on the clean side of the starting grid, we’ll try to make a good start and see what happens in the first few corners. The race will be very long and obviously the Mercedes will be very strong, but if we cannot challenge them we’ll try to be second best. We’ll keep pushing and do our best.”
Hungarian GP Practice
Objectives: aero evaluations, set-up and tyre work.
Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: It was a reasonably good day. We brought some new components in a constant bid to improve our package which seem to have worked from what we have seen so far. It has been extremely hot today and the car looks competitive on short and long runs with both low and high fuel which is encouraging. We now must focus on making sure all the details are correct, but we are heading in the right direction.
Pirelli Hungarian Grand Prix – Practice
Weather: sunny and dry, 27-32°C air, 40-55°C track
There were very high temperatures on Friday at the Hungaroring. During both practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest-Mogyorod the Sauber F1 Team was mainly able to go through the planned programme. Different set-ups with varying levels of fuel on board on both Sauber C34-Ferrari were tested. Due to the heat, further work on the tyre management is needed.
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Practice
24 july 2015
Scorching start to Hungarian Grand Prix weekend in Budapest
• Lewis topped the times in both practice sessions with Nico finishing the morning in second and the afternoon in fourth
• An eventful start to the weekend in Budapest saw three red flag periods across the two sessions
• Both cars ran the prime (medium) tyre in P1, the prime and option (soft) compound in P2
HUNGARY GP – FRIDAY PRACTICE
24 July 2015
First Practice Session: Position: 5, Best Time: 1:26.070, Laps: 17
Second Practice Session: Position: 2, Best Time: 1:24.300, Laps: 29
“It was a good day for us today, the car performed well, however it’s only Friday and we have to keep pushing so that we turn that into a good result in qualifying tomorrow. Both our cars looked competitive, straight-line speed is less important here and that suits us. It’s a tough weekend for all the drivers, Jules is on all our minds, and we are all affected.”
Balmy temperatures for practice day at the Hungaroring
Clear skies and balmy temperatures welcomed us at the Hungaroring today, as track action got underway for the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix.
A limited programme saw Pastor and Jolyon through the day’s first practice as baseline set-up work was carried out using the medium tyres. An unfortunate telemetry-related issue prevented Jolyon from setting a timed lap, with the Brit only completing four installation laps during the 90-minute morning session.
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Practice
Hungaroring, Friday July 24
Despite a number of red flag stoppages in both FP1 and FP2, Fernando and Jenson ran through their programmes without problems today, ending the day feeling happy enough with the set-up of their cars.
Neither car encountered any technical issues, and we will go into Saturday’s sessions feeling positive that we can maintain the momentum we developed today.
Hungarian Grand Prix - Budapest, 24 July 2015
Kimi Raikkonen: “It was not a very clean day, in fact it was a slightly different Friday than normal. We had some issues and missed some running, but we were more or less able to follow our program. The feeling with the car was not too bad and the tyres were behaving pretty ok, but the laptimes are still not right. I don’t know exactly what happened with my front wing, it just broke suddenly and came off damaging the tyre. The team is looking into it and hopefully they will find out the reason. Today it was only Friday, we had been trying many different things to see where we are. I think we can improve for tomorrow and find a bit more speed for the rest of the weekend.”
Sahara Force India Team Statement
Sahara Force India will not take part in this afternoon’s second practice session at the Hungaroring as the team continues to investigate a suspension problem, which caused Sergio Perez to crash this morning. Sergio’s car suffered significant damage to the bodywork, wings and floor, and repairs are ongoing.
As a precaution, the team has chosen not to run Nico Hulkenberg this afternoon. The team will work hard to fully understand the cause of the failure and find a resolution in order to be ready for Saturday’s free practice session.
Fabio Leimer to take part in FP1 session in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary - 23 July 2015
The Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Fabio Leimer will take part in the opening Free Practice session of this weekend’s Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydíj 2015.
Hungarian Grand Prix Preview
Power Unit details
The Hungaroring is not considered a power sensitive track since one lap is taken at just 45% full throttle. The average speed is just over 180kph during qualifying, with each corner taken from second to fourth gear.
2015 Hungarian Grand Prix - Preview
22 July 2015, Brackley
Saying goodbye to Jules was incredibly hard for everyone. For myself, I wished I had known him better. But from what I knew of him, he was a kind heart with a great spirit and a bright future. Now our sport embarks on a tough road ahead. We have been shown once more the dangers of our sport, that these should be respected and that we drivers commit ourselves to the chance that those dangers are there when we step into the car. We have made great progress for safety thus far and I know that the FIA will continue to make steps forward to improve even further. Hungary is a beautiful place, one of my favourites. I will be carrying Jules with me in my prayers and thoughts, not only this race but for the rest of my driving days. I know he'd want us to race hard as he did, and so I will.
HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX - RACE PREVIEW
24 – 26 JULY
ROUND 10 of 19
When making a mid-summer trip to the Hungaroring you can expect to endure temperatures in the mid-30s. For a driver in the cockpit of a Formula One car, this can be in excess of 60 degrees. Combining these conditions with the demanding barrage of corner after corner with very few straights for rest and you have the kind of situation Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa will be in during the Hungarian Grand Prix. Although moderately slow in Formula One terms with an average speed over one lap of 120mph, the slippery track conditions result in the circuit being a challenge the drivers relish. The end of the Grand Prix also marks the long awaited and greatly deserved summer break for drivers and team personnel alike.
2015 HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX – PREVIEW
Round 10/19, 24-26 June 2015
“The car ran reliably at Silverstone, which was encouraging, and we go to Hungary hoping to add more performance. We will continue to chip away at our package until we achieve our goals. As for the Hungaroring, it holds good memories for me; it’s also a good challenge.”
“I really enjoy racing at the Hungaroring. It’s a tight and twisty racetrack – a bit like a kart circuit – and the heat can make it tough physically, which is a challenge that I enjoy. I won my first race here; I’ll forever associate the place with getting me on the winners’ map.”
Preview – 2015 Pirelli Hungarian Grand Prix
Preview – 2015 Pirelli Hungarian Grand Prix
10th Round of the FIA Formula One World Championship, 24th to 26th July 2015
Hinwil, 20th July 2015 – As we head to the next race, our thoughts are with the family and friends of Jules Bianchi. Everyone at the Sauber F1 Team has been deeply touched by his death. We send our sincere condolences to his family. It is difficult to get back to normality.
2015 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix Preview
Team Principal, Dr Vijay Mallya, hopes for another strong performance in Budapest this weekend.
Vijay Mallya: “We head to Budapest in a sombre mood after the events of the weekend. The thoughts of everyone at Sahara Force India are with the friends and family of Jules Bianchi. We had the pleasure of working with Jules during 2012 and he left a strong impression on everyone in the team. We came to know an outstanding young man and a tremendous talent who was destined for great things in Formula One. The world has lost a true racer and we have all lost a friend.
Red Bull Race Preview: Hungary 2015
OK Daniel, what’s so good about the Hungarian Grand Prix?
How long have you got? The Hungarian Grand Prix has a lot going for it. Personally, I love these races in the European summer when you have the high temperatures and – usually – the great weather, plus it’s the final race before the summer break and that tends to put everyone in a good mood. There’s usually a really good party on Sunday night and, because of the break everyone tends to stay and have fun. Budapest is a cool city, really good restaurants and bars, really nice, really loyal fans and basically a great place to have a grand prix. That’s the short version.
Romain and Pastor’s races ended early by rival errors
After making steady improvements in the build up to the British Grand Prix, Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado saw their races end in the third corner of the opening lap.
BRITISH GRAND PRIX
July 5, 2015
At the end of the British Grand Prix, here our drivers and team's reaction...
British Grand Prix – Race
Weather: sunny/overcast and dry/wet, 21-17°C air, 39-24°C track
A very unfortunate British Grand Prix for the Sauber F1 Team. Marcus Ericsson put in a flawless performance until the weather came into play. The Swede lost a lot of time due to numerous pit stops and, therefore, finished 11th. The Sauber C34-Ferrari of Felipe Nasr had issues on the way to the starting grid. The team identified a mechanical issue with the gear box. Because of this, the Brazilian was not able to participate in the race.
HOMING IN. 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix – The Race
Sunday 5 July 2015
MERHI │ Chassis 03 P12 1:42.324
STEVENS │ Chassis 02 P13 1:41.919
The Manor F1 Team achieved its best result of the 2015 season today with Roberto Merhi finishing the British Grand Prix in 12th position and team-mate Will Stevens in 13th.
2015 British Grand Prix - Race
05 July 2015, Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton claims emotional home win with Nico Rosberg completing a Silver Arrows double in sensational 2015 British Grand Prix!
Lewis took his 38th career Formula One win and fifth of the 2015 season
A third Grand Prix victory at Silverstone sees Lewis equal Jim Clark and Nigel Mansell's record for wins by a British driver at this circuit
Nico took P2 to seal his 35th career Formula One podium and a Silver Arrows 1-2 finish
Lewis now leads Nico by 17 points in the Drivers' World Championship, with MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS heading Ferrari by 160 in the Constructors'
2015 BRITISH GRAND PRIX
“A good day for morale”
Silverstone Circuit, Sunday July 5
Fernando Alonso scored what he described as ‘the first point of many’ for McLaren-Honda today. It was a particularly opportune comeback: on lap one he spun to avoid an accident ahead of him, T-boning team-mate Jenson Button, and damaged his front wing, prompting a pit-stop to fit a new nose-box.
British Grand Prix Race Report
Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Daniil Kvyat finished a fighting sixth in today’s action-packed British Grand Prix. The Russian was on the tail of fifth-placed Valtteri Bottas at the end of the race, but ran out of laps to make a move.
2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, Race
Sahara Force India scored eight points in today’s British Grand Prix with Nico Hülkenberg racing to seventh place and Sergio Perez coming home ninth. The double points finish consolidates the team’s fifth position in the Constructors’ championship.
British GP Race
· Felipe Massa finished fourth and Valtteri Bottas fifth after running 1-2 in the first stint of an exciting British Grand Prix today.
· After a brilliant start, Felipe took the lead of the race, holding on to the position until the first round of pitstops.
· Valtteri was racing for second off the start, eventually holding third until he was able to capitalise on a mistake from Hamilton to retake the position after a brief safety car period.
· Hamilton jumped both cars in the first pitstops before rain played havoc with the field allowing Rosberg and Vettel to move ahead as they stopped for intermediates.
BRITISH GP – RACE
5 July 2015
DANIIL KVYAT, Finish Position: 6th, Start Position: 7th
“We were really competitive today, the race was really fun, a little crazy with the rain, and I was enjoying myself. The team have done a great job and the car is handling really well. We will keep pushing to improve and move forward over the next few races.”
2015 British Grand Prix - Qualifying
Silverstone, July 4, 2015 – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has taken his eighth pole position of the season, going fastest in British Grand Prix qualifying at Silverstone.
Hamilton used the medium tyre to set his fastest lap of 1m32.248s in Q3, comfortably eclipsing last year’s pole time (set in mixed conditions) and laying the foundations for one of the quickest-ever British grands prix on the current circuit tomorrow. Hamilton and his Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg – who qualified second on the grid – got through Q1 using the hard tyres only, which have also been nominated for Silverstone. By using just one set of new medium tyres in Q2, the Mercedes drivers saved a new set of mediums for the race.
Improvements before challenging qualifying
Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado saw improvements in the E23 Hybrid, but fell short of a hotly contested battle for Q3 ahead of the British Grand Prix.
Neither driver looked in any danger of missing Q2 in the first qualifying stage, and they both comfortably made the second session. Romain took tenth while Pastor grabbed thirteenth.
British Grand Prix - Silverstone, 4 July 2015
Kimi Raikkonen: “It was not an easy qualifying, with the strong wind the handling was not ideal and it was very tricky for everybody, because the conditions kept changing from run to run and from corner to corner. We know that when is windy it’s not very easy for us, we improved our car on that side but here it was still difficult to get the lap right, putting all the sectors together. Obviously we can’t be happy for fifth and sixth position, it’s a bit disappointing, but we tried our best and hopefully tomorrow we’ll do better. I don’t think we’re slipping back, it’s just the different conditions we had today. In the race we’ll see what is going to happen, we’ll push to gain some positions”.
BRITISH GP: QUALIFYING
July 4, 2015
At the end of today's Qualifying session, our drivers and Technical Director look back at what happened at Silverstone circuit this afternoon.
2015 BRITISH GRAND PRIX – QUALIFYING
“We knew this race would be difficult for us”
Silverstone Circuit, Saturday July 4
As expected, given Silverstone’s high-speed corners and long straights, this was a difficult qualifying session for the team.
Both drivers were eliminated in Q1 – Fernando qualifying 17th, and Jenson 18th. Their fastest times were set on the Option tyre – however, Jenson admitted that his car felt better balanced on the Prime, which will be raced tomorrow.
British Grand Prix – Qualifying
Weather: sunny and dry, 21-25°C air, 27-41°C track
The result of qualifying for the British Grand Prix is far from satisfying with the results being 15th (Ericsson) and 16th (Nasr) for the Sauber F1 Team. Marcus Ericsson was able to make it into Q2, while Felipe Nasr struggled with the tyres and missed the second qualifying session by just a few thousandths of a second. As expected, the high-speed track in Silverstone doesn’t suit the Sauber C34-Ferrari the way other tracks do. On the other side, the Sauber F1 Team was able to make progress in terms of the set-up of the car.
2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix – Qualifying
Saturday 4 July 2015
STEVENS │ Chassis 02 Q1 P19 1:37.364 9 laps
MERHI │ Chassis 03 Q1 P20 1:39.377 8 laps
British Grand Prix Qualifying
· Felipe qualified third and Valtteri fourth to secure an all-Williams second row for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix.
· As the final runs of Q3 approached Valtteri sat P3 with Felipe P4, but it was Felipe who was to improve on his final run to move ahead of his teammate.
2015 British Grand Prix - Qualifying
04 July 2015, Silverstone
Nothing to separate the Silver Arrows at Silverstone, as home hero Hamilton claims crowd-pleasing British Grand Prix pole!
Lewis claimed his third British Grand Prix pole position (2007, 2013, 2015) and the 46th of his Formula One career to move into a clear third position on the all-time list of pole winners behind Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna
Nico qualified second, just 0.113s behind his team-mate or, in other words, a 0.1% gap in one-lap performance
Both drivers ran once in Q1 (prime) and Q2 (option) before making two option runs in Q3
Today's result marks the third consecutive British Grand Prix pole for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS
BRITISH GP – QUALIFYING
4 July 2015
DANIIL KVYAT, Position: 7, (3rd Practice – 9, 1:34.545)
“Our starting position is the maximum we could have achieved for today. I drove everything out of the car, I don’t think there was anything left to extract. We came here without any big expectations and the car is handling really well this weekend. I have a good feeling about this track and looking forward to the race tomorrow. The race conditions can be quite challenging but we are hoping to get some good points.”
2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, Qualifying
Sahara Force India will start tomorrow’s British Grand Prix in ninth place with Nico Hulkenberg and eleventh place with Sergio Perez.
British Grand Prix - Silverstone, 3 July 2015
Kimi Raikkonen: “Today we tried to do the maximum in the practice and it looks good, but it’s only Friday. It was not an easy day, anyway we learned something. We still have to improve and try to make it a bit more straightforward. We have no idea what the others were doing in the long run, we were focused on our session. The medium compound seems to be pretty ok, while the hard one is more difficult. For some reason I struggled a bit with that, but I don’t know if it was down to that set in particular or if the compound itself is more tricky here.”
2015 British Grand Prix - Practice
Silverstone, Jul 03, 2015
Eventful opening day for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS as temperatures and competition hot up at Silverstone
Nico topped both practice sessions with Lewis finishing the morning in second and the afternoon in fourth on the time sheets
An eventful opening session saw a spin for Lewis and a hydraulic problem for Nico in the early stages
A fantastic effort from the crew, performing a gearbox change in just 42 minutes, saw Nico back on track before the end of P1
The team did, however, receive a reprimand for covering Nico’s car upon its return to pit lane
Both cars ran the prime (hard) tyre in P1, the prime and option (medium) compound in P2
BRITISH GP: FREE PRACTICE
July 3, 2015
After three hours of track action, here the first reactions from our team and drivers at the end of the British Grand Prix Free Practice session 1 and 2.
2015 BRITISH GRAND PRIX – FREE PRACTICE
“This can still be a useful weekend for us”
Silverstone Circuit, Friday July 3
Silverstone’s high-speed sweeps, and changeable windy conditions, meant that neither Fernando Alonso nor Jenson Button was able to fine-tune their MP4-30s to their liking during today’s free practice sessions.
WELCOME HOME. 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix – Free Practice 1 & 2
Silverstone Circuit, Friday 3 July 2015
STEVENS │ Chassis 02 FP1 P19 1:38.981 23 laps │ FP2 P19 1:38.279 21 laps
MERHI │ Chassis 03 FP1 P20 1:40.477 23 laps │ FP2 P20 1:39.878 21 laps
2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix, Free Practice Report
Sahara Force India completed a productive first day of practice for the British Grand Prix, introducing an eagerly anticipated package of upgrades for the team’s home race.
British GP Practice
Objectives: aero evaluations, set-up and tyre work.
Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: It was a typical Friday at Silverstone. There was a lot of wind today, which made things a little inconsistent, but we completed our job list. We had a lot to do in terms of development and we also has some new parts to test which we will evaluate tonight to ensure they have worked as expected. Susie did a great job this morning and we then had a busy afternoon with Valtteri and have set ourselves up well for the weekend ahead.
DESTINATION SILVERSTONE. For the 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix
All you need to know about Round 9 of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship > Race 3-5 July…Location Silverstone Circuit…Debut race 1950…Number of laps 52…Circuit length 5.891 km…Race distance 306.198 km…
Lap record 1:33.401 (Mark Webber 2013)…Left hand corners 2…Right hand corners 7…Race start time 13.00hrs local…Driver numbers Will 28 Roberto 98