The timetable for any Grand Prix weekend holds more events than just Formula One, and the support events at races are becoming increasingly standardised, with the arrival of GP2 and GP3 as the feeder categories for Formula One. GP2 practice for the 2013 British Grand Prix, on Friday 28th June at Silverstone, was a wet affair, with the track drying through the session as the rain stopped. Unlike the Free Practice One session for Formula One that had preceded it, the GP2 practice was busy with cars on the track, as this represents the only practice of the weekend, with qualifying happening on Friday afternoon.
2013 has been an exciting year in GP2 – as have most of the predecessors – and it felt like the drivers were certainly making an effort even in qualifying. This formula has seen many of its stars move on to Formula One, and the hopes and aspirations of, no doubt, all of those competing include moving into Formula One at some stage.
We watched the various GP2 events over the course of the weekend, knowing that these would, most likely, show great and racing packed with excitement, and there was plenty of that over the weekend. Practice was the only wet session for the GP2 cars, with Saturday and Sunday being dry and warm days.
Here are some of my pictures from the practice session, I hope that you like them.
There is an index of my photos from the weekend here