British GP review: Webber's superb charge

British GP review: Webber's superb charge

For most of the British GP, it was Fernando Alonso who looked like favourite for victory, but a great late charge from Mark Webber secured the Red Bull driver his second win of the season. AUTOSPORT reviews the weekend's event

Practice one - Friday AM

Britain had been fairly relentlessly wet in the run-up to its grand prix, and the deluge continued as practice got underway at Silverstone.

At many races, a wet Friday morning is a quiet Friday morning as teams wait for better weather. At Silverstone, there was a suspicion that it was going to be this sodden all weekend, so everyone just got on with it.

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