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Fastest laps - British Grand Prix 2015 - Mercedes power dominates high speed circuit

Räikkönen takes the fight to Mercedes-powered cars
Credit: Ferrari Media

It's no surprise to see race winner Lewis Hamilton on top of the fastest laps leaderboard, setting his fastest time five laps after Nico Rosberg managed his own top lap time. Kimi Räikkönen is the surprise interloper, splitting the two Williams drivers on pace. Discounting Hamilton, who was at least three tenths faster than anyone else, the top six are split by just three tenths of a second.

The competition could be close, and the Silverstone race showed us a glimpse of what it would be like for another team to be able to compete with Mercedes, but sadly it couldn't last for long, and the end result is another familiar story.

1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:37.09329
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:37.40324
3Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:37.46626
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:37.49331
5Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:37.51332
6Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:37.70731
7Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:37.91028
8Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:38.13131
9Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.29632
10Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.46625
11Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:38.69726
12Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:38.88330
13Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.94014
14Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:41.91928
15Roberto MerhiManor Marussia F1 Team1:42.32426
16Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso2:20.7763