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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 to enforce Pirelli camber recommendations

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The FIA has informed teams at Monza that they must adhere to Pirelli's recommended camber limits or risk being in breach of regulations. It follows concerns over blistering at the last round in Belgium, where some teams exceeded the official tyre suppliers recommendations.

Camber settings will be checked after qualifying on Saturday and any car found to exceed Pirelli's advised front limit could be excluded from the event on safety grounds under Article 2.3 of the Formula One technical regulations.

Article 2.3 reads: "The stewards of the meeting may exclude a vehicle whose construction is deemed to be dangerous."

Having issued a more conservative camber limit recommendation for Italy - and with the FIA now taking steps to ensure teams stick to it - Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery has said he does not expect any significant blistering issues this weekend.

"Conditions were particularly tough because of the heat at Monza as well as the usual high speeds," he said following Friday practice. "Despite this heavy punishment, the tyres performed well - especially the medium. Wer'e analysing the data, but there appears to be no blistering outside the usual parameters for this circuit."

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1. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes GP, 1:43.814, 35 laps
2. Pastor Maldonado, Williams, 1:44.333, 23 laps
3. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, 1:44.560, 33 laps
4. Michael Schumacher, Mercedes GP, no time, 5 laps
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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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