Nico Rosberg
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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg comes into the 2014 British Grand Prix as the favourite to win the race at Silverstone after registering his third win of the season in Austria.

Where to Watch Live

The first practice session of the British Grand Prix starts at 10am BST, with Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports F1 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Real-time internet updates are available on the Live Timing section of the sport's official website. Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 2pm BST.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Silverstone
  • First F1 Race: 1950
  • Circuit Length: 5.891 km
  • Number of Laps: 52
  • Race Distance: 306.198 km
  • Fastest Lap: Mark Webber 1:08.337
  • Most Wins: Alan Prost & Jim Clark (5)
  • 2003 Winner (Last race): Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  • 2003 Pole (Last Race): Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

Driver's Championship Review

After winning the Austrian Grand Prix, Rosberg has extended his lead in the driver's championship leader board. The German driver is on top of the table with 165 points, 29 points ahead of his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who is in second place.

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso lost the third spot to Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo and the Spaniard is now fourth with 79 points, four behind Ricciardo. Defending champion Sebastian Vettel is fifth.

Constructor's Championship Review

With an impressive performance this season by both Rosberg and Hamilton, Mercedes are on top of the constructor's table with 301 points. Red Bull are second with 143 points and Ferrari are third in the table with 98 points.