British Grand Prix: Rain, home favourites and a cuddly toy

Rain can't keep these two Formula 1 fans away from the first practice session at Silverstone
British driver Max Chilton gets a feel for the track during a rainy practice session
A tyre technician measures the temperature of the track in the pit lane ahead of qualifying
The intricacies of a Formula 1 car are on show during a busy qualifying session on Saturday
Marussia technicians arrange tyres for Max Chilton and Jules Bianchi in the paddock at Silverstone
An expectant crowd overlooks the pit lane awaiting qualifying
World champion Sebastian Vettel helps to fix his windshield ahead of practice on day two
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton prepares to take to the track for qualifying for his home grand prix
Toro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo prepares himself for the final qualifying session
Alonso drives past the Mercedes pit board of Hamilton
Vettel's specially designed driver's helmet featuring all of the staff from the Red Bull factory
Alonso's helmet sits alongside his cuddly toy mascot
Hamilton fans prepare for their favourite's arrival on the track
Former champion Alonso relaxes between qualifying sessions
Vettel finds time to sign autographs for fans ahead of Sunday's race
The British fans are out in force for Hamilton
Marvin Humes, from the boyband JLS, takes in the atmosphere from the Red Bull garage
The iconic Red Arrows perform in the skies above Silverstone ahead of the British Grand Prix
But it's Mercedes' day as Nico Rosberg wins the race with Hamilton fourth after suffering a tyre blow-out