F1: British Grand Prix, Qualifying Results
Lewis Hamilton on the Pole in qualifying for the 2016 F1 British Grand Prix, 0.319 secs up on Nico Rosberg
Ferrari Team driver Sebastian Vettel will serve a 2nd successive 5-place grid penalty for a gearbox change at the British Grand Prix.
Mr. Vettel sustained a problem with the gearbox at the end of final practice at Silverstone, issuing a message over the radio in which he said: “OK, I think we failed the gearbox again.”
Ferrari has changed the gearbox as a precaution, and is to investigate the matter next week, but it means Mr. Vettel will again drop 5 places for Sunday’s race.
Prior to the Austrian Grand Prix Ferrari had to change the gearbox Friday as it discovered an issue it felt could have resulted in a failure.
Although no problems were encountered during the prior European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan, where Mr. Vettel finished 2nd behind MercedesAMG’ Nico Rosberg, an investigation of the car’s systems found a potential issue.
Full qualifying results for the 10th round of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship, the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
1. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 29.287s
2. Nico Rosberg GER Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 29.606s
3. Max Verstappen NED Red Bull-TAG Heuer 1m 30.313s
4. Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull-TAG Heuer 1m 30.618s
5. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari-Ferrari 1m 30.881s
6. Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari-Ferrari 1m 31.490s*
7. Valtteri Bottas FIN Williams-Mercedes 1m 31.557s
8. Carlos Sainz Jr ESP Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m 31.989s
9. Nico Hulkenberg GER Force India-Mercedes 1m 32.172s
10. Fernando Alonso ESP McLaren-Honda 1m 32.343s
11. Sergio Perez MEX Force India-Mercedes 1m 31.875s
12. Felipe Massa BRZ Williams-Mercedes 1m 32.002s
13. Romain Grosjean FRA Haas-Ferrari 1m 32.050s
14. Esteban Gutierrez MEX Haas-Ferrari 1m 32.241s
15. Daniil Kvyat RUS Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m 32.306s
16. Kevin Magnussen DEN Renault-Renault 1m 37.060s
17. Jenson Button GBR McLaren-Honda 1m 32.788s
18. Jolyon Palmer GBR Renault-Renault 1m 32.905s
19. Rio Haryanto INA MRT-Mercedes 1m 33.098s
20. Pascal Wehrlein GER MRT-Mercedes 1m 33.151s
21. Felipe Nasr BRZ Sauber-Ferrari 1m 33.544s
Marcus Ericsson SWE Sauber-Ferrari No time, missed qualifying after big crash in FP3
Date: Sunday, July 10
Race Time: 1:00p. BST/8:00a EDT
TV: Sky Sports F1 and HD, Channel 4 and HD, NBC
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