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Seb: We haven't closed the gap
Sebastian Vettel admits Red Bull “haven’t really closed the gap” to Mercedes since the opening race of the season in Australia.
Bianchi fastest on day two
Standing in for Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari, Jules Bianchi was fastest on the second and final day of the Silverstone in-season test.
Nico downplays Lewis quotes
Nico Rosberg has downplayed reports that Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton said he 'wasn’t really German'.
Massa top at Silverstone
Felipe Massa's Williams was fastest on Day One of Formula 1's latest in-season test at Silverstone on Tuesday.
Hamilton: 'Rosberg not German'
Lewis Hamilton has ratcheted up the pressure on Nico Rosberg ahead of his Mercedes team-mate’s home race by claiming Rosberg 'isn’t really German'.
Hamilton targets qualifying
Lewis Hamilton has targeted a return to top form in qualifying ahead of F1’s summer break after vowing to launch into “attack mode” now he has all-but cancelled out Nico Rosberg’s championship lead.
Lewis regains favourite status
Lewis Hamilton’s grid-defying victory at Silverstone is being seen as a pivotal one by the bookmakers, with Sunday’s British GP win seeing him replace Nico Rosberg as the Drivers’ Championship favourite.
Wolff: A big boost for Lewis
Lewis Hamilton’s first home victory for six years will give the British driver a “big boost” in his title duel with Nico Rosberg, Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has predicted.
'Hamilton rescues title bid'
Fleet Street believe that Lewis Hamilton’s victory of the British GP could be the pivotal turning point in the World Championship battle.
Hamilton wanted Rosberg duel
Lewis Hamilton says he was “gutted” to have been denied a wheel-to-wheel battle with Nico Rosberg for victory of the British GP by the gearbox failure on the German’s Mercedes midway through the race.
Rosberg: I was in control
Nico Rosberg claims he had the British GP under control when a gearbox issue forced him out of the lead at Silverstone.
Lewis to feed off fan energy
Lewis Hamilton is counting on the support of the massed ranks of fans at Silverstone to help him overcome his qualifying setback in the British GP – although the Mercedes driver admits a race-day fight back is unlikely to prove as straightforward as in Austria.
Nico still expects Lewis duel
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.
Hamilton admits: I'm to blame
Lewis Hamilton has blamed himself after a disastrous and baffling strategic error saw him plunge from provisional pole position to just sixth on the grid for the British GP and leave his World Championship hopes in serious jeopardy.
Hamilton to alter his approach
Lewis Hamilton will 'compromise' his preparations for qualifying after another mechanical failure on his Mercedes car during British GP practice prevented him undertaking any race simulation work on Friday.
Rosberg escapes punishment
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.
Lewis: I'll give it everything
Lewis Hamilton has vowed to “do everything I can to be out front” at his home British GP this weekend as he bids to seize back the momentum in his championship duel with Nico Rosberg.
Hamilton seeks silver lining
Lewis Hamilton says he is ‘gunning for Silverstone’ as he seeks to revitalise his faltering World Championship bid with victory at his home race this weekend.
Standing re-starts 'unfair'
Drivers have started reacting to the new rule which means that standing starts will follow Safety Car periods next season, with the consensus far from positive so far.
Mansell: Merc will handle it
Former World Champion Nigel Mansell believes Mercedes should be praised for their handling of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's title fight and reckons the team will manage to keep a lid on any rising tensions between their drivers.