Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado completed the first day of running at the Silverstone circuit for this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Pastor experienced a power unit related issue in the morning session, precluding him from setting a timed lap, but fared much better in the afternoon when both drivers set best lap times which were just 0.033secs apart. Alan Permane, Trackside Operations Director – Technical programme notes:
We worked on set-up and understanding the circuit with different fuel and tyre configurations.
Pirelli’s hard (orange) compound tyre was used in the morning session and the hard and medium (white) in the afternoon.
Pastor experienced a power...
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