Once again the British Grand Prix has lived up to being one of the most exciting races on the Formula 1 calendar. From a high speed crash, wheel to wheel overtaking to the unfortunate breakdowns and the dream finish, the 50th Grand Prix at Silverstone had everything for the Formula 1 fan.
We’ve put together some of our favourite tweets from Silverstone. A big thank you to the following contributors @sarahholtf1, @Lotus_F1Team, @RachelBrookesTV, @byronf1, @GracieSamuels, @Tom_Oliphant, @ElliotHorwoodF1, @f1writers, @JensonButton
The McLaren Team show their support for Jenson #pinkforpappa
— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) July 6, 2014
Kimi Raikkonen’s scary first lap crash that leads to a Red Flag
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) July 6, 2014
Race delayed for nearly an hour!
Can someone please send a 17mm socket and spanner to @SilverstoneUK ? Make it sharpish
— Lotus F1 Team (@Lotus_F1Team) July 6, 2014
Alonso gets a 5 second penalty for overshooting his start slot.
— F1Writers (@f1writers) July 6, 2014
Another slow pit stop for Lewis
Problems replacing the left rear at the pit stop lost Lewis 1.3s "Don't worry guys, lets get the next one right" says HAM #f1
— Byron Young (@byronf1) July 6, 2014
Trouble for Nico
"Big problems with the gearbox please advise," asks Radio Rosberg, who is now stranded like a silver fish on the grass of Silverstone.
— Sarah Holt (@sarahholtf1) July 6, 2014
Lewis takes the lead and the fans go wild
— Elliot Horwood #44 (@ElliotHorwoodF1) July 6, 2014
Great battle between Alonso and Vetel
— Gracie Samuels (@GracieSamuels) July 6, 2014
Move of the season!! Alonso round the outside of Copse on Vetel. Just WOW!! #f1
— Tom Oliphant (@Tom_Oliphant) July 6, 2014
Victory for Lewis Hamilton, 2nd for Valttei Botas and 3rd for Daniel Ricciardo
— Rachel Brookes (@RachelBrookesTV) July 6, 2014