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Silverstone Circuit

06, 07, 08 Jule 2012
Length of lap: 5.901 km
Total number of race laps: 52
Race length: 306.747 km
Most wins (constructors): Ferrari (15)
Fastest lap 2011: Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:34.908

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Valencia Street Circuit

1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari
2 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus
3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes
Fastest Lap
Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:42.163
Pole Position
Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:38.086

FIA could abandon diffuser clampdown if teams agree

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Although the new restrictions on off-throttle blown diffusers will remain in place for this weekend’s British round, the FIA have said they are prepared to drop them for the rest of the season if all the teams can agree on the move.

“During Saturday morning’s Extraordinary Technical Working Group meeting, the members discussed the viability of returning to the pre-Silverstone set-ups and strategies,” read a statement released by Formula One’s governing body.

“If the teams are in unanimous agreement, the FIA is prepared to adopt this arrangement until the end of the current season. The measures which were communicated to the teams this morning by the FIA Technical Department stand for the rest of the weekend.”

Team bosses are expected to meet on Sunday morning to try and reach a consensus on the issue.

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2012 Race Drivers

Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Lewis Hamilton
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Paul di Resta
Nico Hulkenberg
Kamui Kobayashi
Sergio Perez
Daniel Ricciardo
Jean-Eric Vergne
Pastor Maldonado
Bruno Senna
Heikki Kovalainen
Vitaly Petrov
Pedro de la Rosa
Narain Karthikeyan
Timo Glock
Charles Pic

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