Fernando Alonso lead the chase of Mercedes at Silverstone on Friday as the Spaniard took third spot in both sessions.
Lewis Hamilton led the way in the second practice session ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg, 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.British GP, Fernando Alonso, Formula 1, Kimi Raikkonen