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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'.
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.
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.
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.
Dennis would love Lewis back
Ron Dennis has admitted he would love to have Lewis Hamilton back at McLaren in 2015 if signing him became an option.
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.
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.
'McLaren approach Hamilton'
Formula 1's 'silly season' has officially commenced amid fresh reports that McLaren have made a 'tentative' approach to Lewis Hamilton about a return to the team where his F1 career began.
Lewis: Stops didn't cost me GP
Lewis Hamilton doesn’t believe his slow pitstops in the Austrian GP cost him the race victory to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, with the Briton now eyeing Silverstone as the place to regain the momentum in the championship fight.
'Merc transparency suffering'
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has warned Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and their respective engineering crews to maintain an open flow of information after revealing “transparency is suffering a little bit” amid the team-mate’s tight title duel.
Lewis: Rosberg lead inevitable
Lewis Hamilton has described Nico Rosberg's World Championship lead as "inevitable" after being beset by more operational and mechanical problems in the Austrian GP, while the jubilant race victor maintained his record of finishing on the podium in every race this season with his third win of 2014.
Slow pit-stops cost Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton has admitted he might be culpable for the slow pit-stops which cost him victory in the Austrian GP.