it Is difficult to determine who is most fearful, if the relentless pace of Lewis Hamilton during the two free practice sessions or the words of the british who claim that they have reached the limit of W07 in this track. Be that as it may, the ‘arrows of silver’ have given an authentic recital in the first two free practice sessions of the GP of Great Britain. Not even the mechanical problems by a leak of hydraulic Nico Rosberg has been able to curb the feeling of absolute superiority of Mercedes at Silverstone. In this aspect, Hamilton and Rosberg have been the only one in able to roll in 1:36.6.
Lewis Hamilton has started ‘gustándose’ in the home Grand Prix. The british driver has closed the first day at Silverstone as the favorite for the pole and the win after being the fastest in the two free and also demonstrate a pace enviable in the long run of the second session: “Has been a great first day of competition. We have taken many positive steps in the balance of the car and all, despite the wind, which is one of the great challenges of this circuit. Even so, coming out of Maggots and Becketts, I cried inside the helmet“.
In this line of enthusiasm and positivity in the home race, Lewis Hamilton explained to the press load to the circuit: “It’s a great combination of corners and if the wind blows in the right direction is spectacular. Today we had a bit of a headwind, but it has been epic to pass by that area. Even so, we still have much work to do since our pace could be even better. Yes, the long run is good, so that we can keep the car in that aspect in a front position”.
Nico Rosberg has had a day of contrasts. Although during the FP1 was at the height of its companion box, during the afternoon session, things ended up not going out. A leak in the hydraulic system of his car meant that Nico Rosberg had to resort to a soccer ball to pass the first few minutes of FP2. After jumping on to the track, the problem is reproduced: “I Had a good morning session. It seems that we are the fastest and will be a beautiful battle between Lewis and me. it Is a pity that I could not shoot in the afternoon“.
pursuant To this incident, Rosberg analyzed: “I’m sure the guys will fix the problems of tomorrow. I’ll take a look at what he has done to Lewis today and will try to adapt that information to my riding style in the face of the day tomorrow and Sunday. It’s great to see so many fans in the frandas and I know that there are many members of the factories of the teams on this Great Prize, so I hope you all have a fantastic weekend and let’s give a good show on the track”.