British Grand Prix 2012: The best photos from Sunday’s race

We bring you some of the best photos from Sunday's British Grand Prix, where Mark Webber sealed his second win of 2012

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Red Bull’s Mark Webber snatched victory from Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso at the British Grand Prix to seal his second race win of 2012.

The Australian took his second Silverstone win in three years after Alonso led confidently for 48 laps before Webber’s hard tyres in the closing stages of the race gave him the pace to pass the Spaniard on soft tyres.

“It’s taking a while to sink in this one,” said Webber after his win, which moves him up to second in the drivers’ standings behind Alonso.

“I think it was the circumstances of the race – for most of it I was marking off second place. Fernando was not quite out of touch and after the last stop, my engineer Ciaron came on the radio saying that Fernando was not doing much on the option tyres.

“But I know Fernando is a wily old fox, I thought he was looking after the tyres and just waiting to pull the pin and go a little bit.

“But when I got within two seconds I thought maybe he’s in a little bit of trouble and it was real. It was completely game on when I knew the DRS was available, I made the move stick and our hard work paid off for the win.

“It was a cracking grand prix today; the spectators got to see a good race and I’m pleased for them.”

Here, The Sport Review brings you some of the best photos of Sunday’s action.

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Mark Webber moved up to second in the drivers’ standings with his victory at Silverstone (Getty Images/Red Bull Racing)

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Webber overtook championship leader Fernando Alonso of Ferrari late in the race (Getty Images/Red Bull Racing)

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Ferrari’s Alonso still leader’s the drivers’ championship by 13 points (Ferrari)

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Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel is third in the standings, 29 points behind leader Alonso (Ferrari)

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Red Bull team principal Christian Horner congratulates Webber after his win at Silverstone (Getty Images/Red Bull Racing)

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It was a disappointing home race for McLaren duo Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, who finished eighth and 10th (Vodafone McLaren Mercedes)

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