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Following much overnight rain, the circuit was still damp for this morning's racing. The light showers at the start of the GP3 race never really developed, while, despite some ominous clouds and a few further spots of rain, the GP2 race was held in the dry.
However, the forecast for this afternoon's headline event, the British Grand Prix, is a 60% chance of rain, and let's be honest the forecasters have been pretty accurate so far this weekend.
Our resident race forecaster, Chris 'Egg' Freer, having got it wrong in Spain and Canada, looks as though he could be on to a winner this weekend, having predicted that Mark Webber will do the honours, thereby becoming the second driver to win two races this season.
That said, Mr Freer, though he might have also predicted Webber to win in our latest competition, is unlikely to be risking any serious money on such a wager. For if the new Pirelli tyres have caused the 2012 season to become something of a lottery, the weather gods looks sure to have their say over the course of the afternoon.
Were it bright and sunny, one would expect Webber to make short work of Fernando Alonso's Ferrari, with teammate Sebastian Vettel taking one of the other spots on the podium for the Austrian outfit. However, whether this race is held in the wet, dry, or changeable conditions, the outcome, at this stage, is almost impossible to call.
Certainly, whatever the weather, we can be sure of fun and games.
Following his Q3 faux pas, Romain Grosjean will be keen to get his weekend back on track, but so too will Lewis Hamilton who starts just ahead of the Frenchman. But more of the McLaren driver later.
Captain No Grip - or Jenson Button as he prefers to be known - needs a good result, but starting from eighteenth clearly has it all to do. Furthermore, now that the 2012 rubber has blown his tyre god status to smithereens one wonders if he will still be able to show his prowess in changeable conditions.
The Saubers made a pig's ear of strategy yesterday, but it's fair to say that both drivers will be out to impress this afternoon. That said, having incurred a five place grid penalty in Spain last month, Kamui Kobayashi has his work cut out.
With his countryman aiming to shine at Wimbledon today, Paul di Resta would dearly love to give fellow Scots another reason to crack open the Irn Brew, though the Force India driver, like so many out there, faces an uphill struggle.
If he can keep out of trouble, and let's not forget he is starting alongside Hamilton, Pastor Maldonado should be good for a few points today, though keeping out of trouble is always a big ask for the Williams driver. Same applies to his teammate, Bruno Senna, is another driver who needs to get on top of his game before the summer break, a time when, traditionally, team bosses turn their thoughts to the next season.
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