2017 British Formula 1 Grand Prix - Qualifying
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Now the home fans will be hoping that he avoids a penalty
He's 0.547s clear of his nearest rival
What a lap from Hamilton...
Raikkonen jumps to second, with Vettel having to settle for third
Hamilton storms clear with a 1:26.600!
Bottas goes P2!
Out comes the chequered flag, as drivers fly through their laps
But Hamilton is going quicker!
He's a tenth down in the first sector
Bottas suffers a big lock up into Village...
The incident involving Grosjean and Hamilton is now under investigation
All 10 drivers are back on track!
Ocon initiates the final sequence of runs...
"What was that?!" Grosjean shouts over the radio
It looks as though that may have been Hamilton ahead...
Grosjean complains of traffic through the final sector
Hamilton and Bottas back off and return to the pits
No more drops of rain out there as we enter the closing stages of qualifying
Vettel moves into P2, two tenths down on Hamilton
Raikkonen slots into third, just behind Bottas
Hamilton goes 0.349s quicker with his first lap
Bottas kicks off Q3 with a 1:27.580 on Super Softs
Moments after we type that, Verstappen heads out!
All active drivers bar Verstappen are back out on track
Green light - Q3 begins!
Out in Q2: PAL, KVY, ALO, SAI, MAS
Alonso is unable to get himself out of the drop zone
Perez improves - pushing Palmer down to 11th
Hamilton improves to 1:27.893 up front
Palmer squeezes into the top 10 - but will it be enough?
Grosjean jumps from 10th to seventh
Chequered flag - plenty of times on the way
Vandoorne moves up to seventh with an improvement
Vettel edges 0.014s clear moments later!
Raikkonen goes fastest with a 1:28.992
No investigation over the Perez/Vettel incident at Copse
Just under four minutes left on the clock...
Current drop zone: PER, GRO, PAL, MAS, SAI
Toro Rosso has finally sent Sainz Jr. out
"What the hell was Perez doing? It's the second time now. In Austria it was the same thing," says Vettel
Replays now show Vettel getting caught up behind Perez
An incident at Copse involving Perez and Vettel has been noted
Hamilton storms half a second clear with his latest lap
Vettel now slots into second, two tenths down on Bottas
Verstappen goes P2, ahead of Raikkonen, Hulkenberg and Hamilton
Bottas, on Softs, goes quickest with a 1:29.687
Weather update: Only some droplets, no more light rain expected
Sainz Jr. is the only driver still in the pits
Hulkenberg edges clear with his first lap
Hamilton delivers a 1:31.145 on Super Softs
All drivers have gone for Super Softs, apart from Bottas, on Softs
Slick tyres all the way at the start of this phase
Green light - Q2 begins!
Verstappen was second, from Hamilton, Hulkenberg and Bottas
Ocon's car has caught fire at the rear-left
Out in Q1: STR, MAG, WEH, ERI, RIC
So it looks as though he did cross the line in time - it was extremely close
Alonso goes fastest for McLaren-Honda!
Ocon goes fifth on the Super Soft rubber
It looked very, very close with Alonso on the line!
Hulkenberg shoots up to third, getting himself out of danger
But Alonso is cutting it fine - just under a minute to go...
Ocon and Alonso are gambling on Super Softs!
Hamilton and Bottas put Mercedes back on top, before Verstappen edges clear
Hulkenberg finally opts to go for another run
Vettel reports that he is starting to struggle on Intermediates, but that it is still too wet for slick tyres
"No more rain is expected," Vettel is told
Raikkonen makes it a Ferrari 1-2, seven tenths back
Vettel goes 1.2 seconds quicker than Hamilton - times are tumbling
Ricciardo's session is already over, of course
Hulkenberg is the only driver in the pits at the moment
Ricciardo's stoppage was due to a "suspected turbo issue", says Red Bull
Perez now splits them in his Force India
Hamilton and Bottas move to the front for Mercedes
Sainz Jr., Grosjean and Kvyat now get between the Ferraris
Raikkonen goes fifth, just ahead of team-mate Vettel
Wehrlein and Ericsson are the only drivers without lap times
In the drop zone: STR, MAG, PAL, WEH, ERI
Remember, five drivers will drop out in Q1, and another five in Q2, leaving 10 for the pole position shootout
We're green again!
Ricciardo's car is now being pushed away by the marshals
It sounds as though the engine gave up on him there
He made it a few more corners before stopping and shaking his head
Replays show Ricciardo gradually slowing on the approach to Brooklands
The session has now been red flagged
Ricciardo jumps out of his car - his session is over
Ricciardo has stopped in the middle sector
Hamilton goes wide at Village as he kicks off his run
All drivers are now running with Intermediates
Sainz Jr. has had a spin at Copse corner
Ricciardo edges ahead in the other Red Bull
He gets the first time on the board: 1:43.166
Verstappen goes wide at the Club complex
Haas now sends its drivers out on Intermediates
All others are on the Super Softs
On Intermediates: Vettel, Raikkonen, Hulkenberg, Ricciardo, Vandoorne, Alonso, Verstappen and Palmer
Hamilton also emerges on the Super Soft rubber
That's a gamble...
Wehrlein and Ocon head out on Super Softs
Green light! Q1 is underway
They've gone for the Intermediate tyre
Verstappen and Ricciardo are already at the end of the pit lane
Most drivers are strapped into their cars
We can't wait for this one...
Race Control has now noted "a change in climatic conditions"
Umbrellas are going up around the track!
But these will not be active if the session is wet
As a reminder, there are two DRS zones in place, the first coming on the Wellington Straight, and the second following on the Hangar Straight
Fernando Alonso, meanwhile, is poised to start at the back of the grid, with further power unit-related penalties: http://www.gpupdate.net/en/f1-news/355870/alonso-s-british-gp-grid-drop-now-30-places/
Friday pace-setter Bottas and Red Bull rival Daniel Ricciardo will drop five places on the grid due to unscheduled gearbox changes
A few drivers are heading into qualifying with grid penalties
If dry weather prevails, the drivers have the Super Soft (red), Soft (yellow) and Medium (white) tyres available
Should it rain, it is expected to be at a similar intensity to the final stages of FP3, where Intermediates were required
Could the rain pose a threat? Race Control says there's a 90 per cent chance of the wet stuff in qualifying
Hamilton is aiming for his fifth British Grand Prix pole, following on from headline-grabbing laps in 2007, 2013, 2015 and 2016
Mercedes topped all three practice sessions, with Valtteri Bottas fastest on Friday before Lewis Hamilton moved ahead on Saturday morning
Facing the drivers in the three-part session is one of Formula 1's fastest circuits, with an array of challenging corners
It's still overcast here at Silverstone, but it's not raining at the moment...
Hello and welcome to live coverage of qualifying for the British Grand Prix!