Formula One - British Grand Prix Preview

The Sports NetworkJuly 2, 2014 

Date: Sunday, July 6

Start Time: 8 a.m. ET

Site: Silverstone Circuit -- Silverstone, England

Track: 5.891 km (3.667 miles), 18-turn road course

Laps: 52

Miles: 190.262 (306.198 km)

Capacity: 100,000+

Total purse:

Payouts:

Year: 65th

On TV: CNBC

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Race record: Alain Prost, 1985 (1 hr., 18 mins., 10.436 secs.)

Qualifying record: Kimi Raikkonen, 2004 (1 min., 18.233 secs.)

2013 Finish

Defending champion: Nico Rosberg

Runner up: Mark Webber

Pole winner: Lewis Hamilton (1:29.607)

Top 10:

1. Nico Rosberg (Start: 2)

2. Mark Webber (4)

3. Fernando Alonso (9)

4. Lewis Hamilton (1)

5. Kimi Raikkonen (8)

6. Felipe Massa (11)

7. Adrian Sutil (6)

8. Daniel Ricciardo (5)

9. Paul di Resta (21)

10. Nico Hulkenberg (14)

Average speed: 197.566 kph

Time of race: 1 hr., 32 mins., 59.456 secs.

Margin of victory: 0.765 secs.

Caution flags:

Lead changes:

Past winners

2013 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, 197.566 kph/1:32:59.456

2012 Mark Webber, Red Bull Renault, 215.662 kph/1:25:11.288

2011 Fernando Alonso, Ferrari, 207.155 kph/1:28:41.196

2010 Mark Webber, Renault, 217.088 kph/1:24:38.200

2009 Sebastian Vettel, Renault, 221.326 kph/1:22:49.328

2008 Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes, 186.585 kph/1:39:09.440

2007 Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 222.629 kph/1:21:43.074

2006 Fernando Alonso, Renault, 215.468 kph/1:25:51.927

2005 Juan Montoya, McLaren-Mercedes, 218.968 kph/1:24:29.588

2004 Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 218.403 kph/1:24:42.700

2003 Rubens Barrichello, Ferrari, 208.875 kph/1:28:34.554

2002 Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 1:31:45.015

2001 Mika Hakkinen, McLaren-Mercedes, 1:25:33.770

2000 David Coulthard, McLaren-Mercedes, 1:28:50.108

1999 David Coulthard, McLaren-Mercedes, 1:32:30.144

1998 Michael Schumacher, Ferrari, 1:47:02.450

1997 Jacques Villeneuve, Williams-Renault, 1:28:01.665

1996 Jacques Villeneuve, Williams-Renault, 1:33:00.874

1995 Johnny Herbert, Benetton-Renault, 1:35:35.093

1994 Damon Hill, Williams-Renault, 1:30:03.640

1993 Alain Prost, Williams-Renault, 1:25:38.189

1992 Nigel Mansell, Williams-Renault, 1:25:42.991

1991 Nigel Mansell, Williams-Renault, 1:27:35.479

1990 Alain Prost, Ferrari, 1:18:30.999

1989 Alain Prost, McLaren-Honda, 1:19:22.131

1988 Ayrton Senna, McLaren-Honda, 1:33:16.367

1987 Nigel Mansell, Williams-Honda, 1:19:11.780

1986 Nigel Mansell, Williams-Honda, 1:30:38.471

1985 Alain Prost, McLaren-TAG, 1:18:10.436

1984 Niki Lauda, McLaren-TAG, 1:29:28.532

1983 Alain Prost, Renault, 1:24:39.780

1982 Niki Lauda, McLaren-Ford, 1:35:33.812

1981 John Watson, McLaren-Ford, 1:26:54.80

1980 Alan Jones, Williams-Ford, 1:34:49.228

1979 Clay Regazzoni, Williams-Ford, 1:26:11.17

1978 Carlos Reutemann, Ferrari, 1:42:12.39

1977 James Hunt, McLaren-Ford, 1:31:46.06

1976 James Hunt, Ferrari, 1:44:19.66

1975 Emerson Fittipaldi, McLaren-Ford, 1:22:05.0

1974 Jody Scheckter, Tyrrell-Ford, 1:43:02.2

1973 Peter Revson, McLaren-Ford, 1:29:18.5

1972 Emerson Fittipaldi, Lotus-Ford, 1:47:50.2

1971 Jackie Stewart, Tyrrell-Ford, 1:31:31.5

1970 Jochen Rindt, Lotus-Ford, 1:57:02.0

1969 Jackie Stewart, Matra-Ford, 1:55:55.6

1968 Jo Siffert, Lotus-Ford, 2:01:20.3

1967 Jim Clark, Lotus-Ford, 1:59:25.6

1966 Jack Brabham, Brabham-Repco, 2:13:13.4

1965 Jim Clark, Lotus-Climax, 2:05:25.4

1964 Jim Clark, Lotus-Climax, 2:15:07.0

1963 Jim Clark, Lotus-Climax, 2:14:09.6

1962 Jim Clark, Lotus-Climax, 2:26:20.8

1961 Wolfgang Von Trips, Ferrari, 2:40:53.6

1960 Jack Brabham, Cooper-Climax, 2:04:24.3

1959 Jack Brabham, Cooper-Climax, 2:30:11.6

1958 Peter Collins, Ferrari, 2:09:04.2

1957 Stirling Moss, Vanwall, 3:06:37.8

1956 Juan Manuel Fangio, Ferrari, 2:59:47.0

1955 Stirling Moss, Mercedes, 3:07.21.2

1954 Jose Froilan Gonzalez, Ferrari, 2:56:14

1953 Alberto Ascari, Ferrari, 2:50:00

1952 Alberto Ascari, Ferrari, 2:46.11

1951 Jose Froilan Gonzalez, Ferrari, 2:42:18.2

1950 Nino Farina, Alfa Romeo, 2:13:23.6

Last race

Race: Austrian Grand Prix (June 22)

Site: Red Bull Ring -- Spielberg, Austria

Miles: 190.773 (307.020 km)

Laps: 71

Finish line order: Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Massa, Fernando Alonso

Time of Race: 1 hr., 27 mins., 54.976 secs.

Average speed: 209.531 kph

Margin of victory: 1.932 secs.

Caution flags:

Lead changes:

Lap leaders:

Entry list

#1 Sebastian Vettel (Heppenheim, Germ) Red Bull Racing-Renault

#3 Daniel Ricciardo (Perth, Australia) Red Bull Racing-Renault

#4 Jules Bianchi (Nice, France) Marussia-Ferrari

#6 * Nico Rosberg (Wiesbaden, Germany) Mercedes

#7 Kimi Raikkonen (Espoo, Finland) Ferrari

#8 Romain Grosjean (Geneva,Switzerland) Lotus-Renault

#9 Marcus Ericsson (Kumla, Sweden) Caterham-Renault

#10 Kamui Kobayashi (Hyogo, Japan) Caterham-Renault

#11 Sergio Perez (Guadalajara, Mexico) Force India-Mercedes

#13 Pastor Maldonado (Maracay,Venezuela) Lotus-Renault

#14 Fernando Alonso (Oviedo, Spain) Ferrari

#17 Jules Bianchi (Nice, France) Marussia-Ferrari

#19 Felipe Massa (Sao Paulo, Brazil) Williams-Mercedes

#20 Kevin Magnussen (Roskilde, Denmark) McLaren-Mercedes

#21 Esteban Gutierrez (Monterrey, Mexico Sauber-Ferrari

#22 Jenson Button (Frome, England) McLaren-Mercedes

#25 Jean-Eric Vergne (Pontoise, France) Toro Rosso-Renault

#26 Daniil Kvyat (Bashkortostan, Russia) Toro Rosso-Renault

#27 Nico Hulkenberg (Emmerich, Germany) Force India-Mercedes

#44 Lewis Hamilton (Stevenage, England) Mercedes

#77 Valtteri Bottas (Nastola, Finland) Williams-Mercedes

#99 Adrian Sutil (Starnberg, Germany) Sauber-Ferrari

Leading contenders

Name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Nico Rosberg 9 12 9 5 3 6 15 Won
Fernando Alonso 2 Won 2 6 14 14 Won 2 3
Lewis Hamilton 3 Won 16 2 4 8 4
Kimi Raikkonen 3 3 Won 4 8 5 5
Felipe Massa 10 5 5 13 4 15 5 4 6
Daniel Ricciardo 19 13 8
Valtteri Bottas 12
Jenson Button 5 Ret 10 Ret 6 4 Ret 10 13
Sebastian Vettel Ret Won 7 2 3 Ret

Notes

The British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit is the ninth round on the 2014 Formula One calendar.

There have been 64 previous F1-sanctioned British GPs. Silverstone will host the event for the 48th time this year. The race has also been held at Aintree (alternating yearly with Silverstone from 1955-62) and at Brands Hatch (alternating with Silverstone from 1963-86).

Jim Clark and Alain Prost have the most British GP wins with five each. One of Clark's victories was scored at Aintree (1962) and another at Brands Hatch (1964). All five of Prost's wins came at Silverstone (1983, '85, '89, '90, '93).

In the past 64 years, this race has been won by the following British drivers: Stirling Moss (1955 and '57), Peter Collins (1958), Jim Clark (1962-65 and '67), Jackie Stewart (1969 and '71), James Hunt (1977), John Watson (1981), Nigel Mansell (1986, '87, '91 and '92), Damon Hill (1994), Johnny Herbert (1995), David Coulthard (1999 and 2000) and Lewis Hamilton (2008).

Ferrari leads all constructors with 16 wins in the British Grand Prix. Three of the team's victories in this race came with Michael Schumacher. Ferrari's first-ever win in F1 occurred in the 1951 British GP, with Jose Froilan Gonzalez taking the checkered flag.

McLaren has the second most victories in the British GP with 14, followed by Williams with 10.

Fernando Alonso from Ferrari is the only active driver with multiple victories in the British GP. Alonso's first win in this race came in 2006 when he drove for Renault. His other victory was in 2011.

Jenson Button from McLaren leads all active drivers with 14 starts in the British GP. Button has yet to score a podium finish in this race. His best finish there is fourth, which came in 2004 (driving for BAR at the time) and 2010 (McLaren).

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo made his F1 debut in the 2011 British GP, starting 24th and finishing 19th. Ricciardo drove Hispania Racing (HRT) at the time.

Round 10 in this year's F1 world championship is the July 20 German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany. Sebastian Vettel is the defending race winner.

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