Following the four-week summer break, Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton will be looking to close the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel
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.
Q: Why have tyres become the hot topic in F1?
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
Latest team feud to erupt in the Formula One paddock this season
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.
A look ahead to the second race of the season
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