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Fernando Alonso moves ahead as the rain goes away in final practice at Silverstone Circuit...
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Championship leader Fernando Alonso was fastest in the final practice session on Saturday ahead of qualifying for Formula One's British Grand Prix.
The Ferrari driver clocked 1 minute 32.167 seconds at Silverstone, which remained dry throughout the session after Friday's time on the track was severely restricted by rain.
McLaren driver Jenson Button posted the second fastest...
Formula One leader Fernando Alonso put Ferrari on pole for the first time in 31 races after mastering the rain-soaked track in a disrupted qualifying session on Saturday for the British Grand Prix.
The reigning Silverstone champion was just 0.047 seconds faster than Red Bull driver Mark Webber, who will start Sunday's race alongside him on the front row and is his closest competitor...
Red Bull driver Mark Webber won the British Grand Prix on Sunday, overtaking Fernando Alonso to move closer to his rival in the race for the Formula One championship.
In dry conditions after two days of rain caused chaos on and off the Silverstone track, Webber pursued pole-sitter Alonso from the start and finally passed the Ferrari driver on lap 48 of 52.
IOC President Jacques Rogge has ruled out Formula One as an Olympic sport saying that the games are about athletes, not engines.
Rogge is in Silverstone for the British Grand Prix. He says the F1 drivers are ''very courageous,'' but adds that the ''concept we are having is the games are about the competition for the athletes, not for equipment.''...