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Grand Prix blow-outs to be discussed by FIA

Lewis Hamilton suffered a blow-out while leading the race Photo: PA

The event may be over, but there were more vehicles arriving at Silverstone today rather than leaving. The track though was still out of bounds for our cameras as the sport's governing body the FIA complete their post race procedures. Officials were no doubt still musing over the drama which unfolded yesterday. It seemed ironic after the furore of Mercedes recent test with tyre manufacturer Pirelli that one of their drivers, Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton, would be the first to suffer from a blow-out.

The FIA have called for a meeting with Pirelli Credit: PA

Five more blow-outs followed during the race. There was a suggestion the kerbing on the track may have led to the problems. That was dismissed by Silverstone officials today.

Pirelli are likely to hear feedback from the FIA about the tyre failures at a meeting this week. But it was a mechanical failure which cost Red Bull of Milton Keynes their chance of winning the race through reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel. His car ground to a halt with ten laps to go, paving the way for Nico Rosberg to win it for Mercedes.

Felipe Massa's Ferrari was one of the cars to suffer a blow-out Credit: PA

Mark Webber, in his final British Grand Prix, came second for Red Bull. It could've been a different story if he'd avoided a first lap collision with Lotus driver Sebastien Grosjean. Just one of the many incidents to punctuate arguably the most exciting Formula One contest at Silverstone for some time.