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Lewis Hamilton won the race
The spectacular tyre failure that robbed Lewis Hamilton of the British Grand Prix victory he was determined to deliver to his legion of fans not only handed the win to his Mercedes’ team-mate Nico Rosberg but proved a prelude to a dramatic and dangerous day which moved Red Bull design guru Adrian Newey to suggest that the sport had had a “narrow escape.”
Jenson Button is hoping Pirelli has an ace up its sleeve to ease the fears of every driver heading into this weekend's German Grand Prix.
Hamilton and Button may have to cede limelight to another Brit this weekend
Di Resta finished seventh
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso produced a brilliant drive to claim victory in Barcelona in front of his home crowd where he lapped rival Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes lock-out front row; Sebastian Vettel completes top three
Conditions at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya improved across the day
Lotus driver ahead of Red Bulls of Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel in second practice
If Jenson Button was remotely peeved that his former team-mate Lewis Hamilton was on the podium again yesterday while he could only manage fifth place in his McLaren, he hid it well. Instead, the Briton was in buoyant mood after another race which suggests that the Woking team are getting on top of their new car.
Lewis Hamilton lit up the Mercedes garage by grabbing his first pole position for the team since joining them at the start of the year.
Vettel won in Malaysia after overtaking his team-mate
The British based team struggled in the opening Grand Prix of the season
Meanwhile Lewis Hamilton delighted after first race for Mercedes
The British team were way off the pace in Australia
Vettel again looking the one to beat ahead of tomorrow’s season opener while McLaren at a loss to explain their struggles with car