Bottas the quickest at Silverstone
Williams' test driver, Valtteri Bottas, finished the first day of the young driver test on top by an impressive five seconds. The young Finn was ahead of the two Marussia drivers, Max Chilton, Rio Haryanto, and HRT's Ma Qing Hua. With the Chinese driver making history as the first of his nation to run in an official F1 event.
| 1.||Valtteri Bottas||Williams-Renault||1m31.436s|
| 2.||Max Chilton||Marussia-Cosworth||1m36.558s + 5.122s|
| 3.||Rio Haryanto||Marussia-Cosworth||1m37.404s + 5.968s|
| 4.||Ma Qing Hua||HRT-Cosworth||1m37.829s + 6.393s|