x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Romain Grosjean fastest in wet British GP practice

The Lotus driver quickest at Silverstone ahead of Daniel Ricciardo and Lewis Hamilton

Sergio Perez in action at a wet Silverstone in practice for the British Grand Prix. Romain Grosjean was fastest in the first session of the day.
Sergio Perez in action at a wet Silverstone in practice for the British Grand Prix. Romain Grosjean was fastest in the first session of the day.

Romain Grosjean topped the times in a wet first practice session for the British Grand Prix.

The Lotus driver clocked a best time of 1 minute 56.552 seconds around the Northamptonshire circuit in England as part of the preparations for Sunday's race.

Daniel Ricciardo was a surprise second in his Toro Rosso, ahead of Lewis Hamilton's McLaren-Mercedes.

Sebastian Vettel, was 11th quickest in his Red Bull Racing car, while Fernando Alonso, the world championship leader and winner of last year's race, did not set a competitive lap time.

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