British GP
Jul 5

F1: Maldonado Excluded From Qualifying After Fuel Breach

Pastor Maldonado will start 20th after the penalty. (Photo: Getty Images)

will start 20th after the penalty. (Photo: Getty Images)

Pastor Maldonado has been excluded from qualifying for the British Grand Prix after failing to have enough fuel left in the tank of his Lotus to meet the requirements for the FIA fuel sample.

The Venezuelan was told to stop on track in Q2 and finished the session in 15th, ahead of Adrian Sutil, who did not post a time.

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Jul 5

F1: Rosberg Takes Pole In Wild Qualifying Session At Silverstone

Nico Rosberg mastered tricky conditions on Saturday to take pole for the British GP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

mastered tricky conditions on Saturday to take pole for the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix on Saturday, capitalizing on a critical error of judgment by his Mercedes teammate on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session.

The German secured pole by persevering on his final lap in drying conditions as Hamilton — who had the fastest time up to that point — aborted his lap and pulled into the pits, believing that the his time could not be bettered.

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Jul 4

F1: Alonso Leads Chase Of Mercedes At Silverstone

Fernando Alonso will look to challenge the Mercedes duo in Saturday's qualifying session. (Photo: Getty Images)

will look to challenge the Mercedes duo in Saturday’s qualifying session. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso lead the chase of Mercedes at Silverstone on Friday as the Spaniard took third spot in both sessions.

led the way in the second practice session ahead of teammate , with third-place Alonso 0.736 seconds off the pace.

“There were no problems with wear or graining on the softer compound,” said Alonso. “While in order to correctly evaluate the hard [tire], we will have to wait for a long run test. For now, I can say it’s hard to get them up to temperature.

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Jul 4

F1: Hamilton Leads Second Practice At British GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at the Silverstone Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at the Silverstone Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton topped the times ahead of Mercedes teammate and series leader on Friday in second practice at the British Grand Prix.

The 2008 World Champion clocked a best lap of 1:34.508 to outpace Rosberg, who leads him by 29 points in the championship, by 0.228 seconds.

But on a warm and windy day Hamilton then stopped on track with an engine problem that hit his preparations for Sunday’s key race, which he has targeted for victory in a bid to reboot his title challenge.

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Jul 3

F1: Hamilton set to continue fight with Rosberg at home race

during previews ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on July 3, 2014 in Northampton, United Kingdom.

, wearing a hat sporting the British flag, sits 29 points back of teammate heading into this weekend’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton says he’s not surprised about the strength of the challenge from Nico Rosberg so far this season.

Hamilton had a streak of four wins, but some bad luck and Rosberg’s good form have handed the German the edge.

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