It has not been a good start for Scottish sportsmen as Paul Di Resta has retired from the British Grand Prix. The Force India driver made contact with another car and spun off with a puncture in the opening laps.
Fernando Alonso leads the drivers championship and starts in pole position after an impressive performance in qualifying yesterday.The Spanish driver could be the first driver to win two British Grand Prixs on the bounce since David Coulthard in 2000.
There has been concerns over the amount of parking at Silverstone today ahead of the British Grand Prix despite race organisers urging everybody with a ticket to attend. Cars are now being forced to park bumper to bumper in available parking meaning there will be long delays when leaving the venue.
Drivers and spectators may find the going extremely tough ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone today. Despite the adverse conditions race orgainsers have urged everybody with a ticket to attend although there have been some changes to some of the preparations.