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Flagworld.com report from the British Grand Prix – Saturday
Day 3 getting writers cramp. Saturday, the day it starts to get serious, finally the rain they have been promising all weekend arrived, it started 40 minutes before FP3 just as most of the photographers were leaving to take their vantage points to shoot the session, needless to say there was a minor stampede back to the media room for the appropriate wet weather gear.
Friday began just as Thursday did with a 6am alarm call, Surprisingly though the short drive from my home to the circuit was a lot quieter than the previous day’s journey, I would like to think this theme continues but somehow I don’t think it will!
Mercedes has confirmed Nico Rosberg will take a new gearbox ahead of qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix, landing him a five-place grid penalty
The German crashed heavily during FP3 after suffering left rear suspension failure on the Mercedes W07, but while investigations into what caused the issue is ongoing, the team has confirmed a new gearbox will be required.