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Formula 1: Times from Day 1 of the 2013 Young Driver Test at Silverstone

The 2013 Formula One Young Driver Test got underway on Wednesday at a hot and sunny Silverstone circuit. Home of the British Grand Prix, the circuit should prove a stern test for the inexperienced hopefuls.

The test runs for three days, and is the only opportunity the teams get to do real testing work during the season.

Mercedes are the only team not taking part. They were banned from the test as punishment for taking part in a "secret" Pirelli tyre test in May.

They will, however, have access to tyre data from the test.   Introduction This year, the Young Driver Test isn't quite what it says on the tin.

Due to the multiple tyre failures at the British Grand Prix in June and subsequent introduction of a diff...

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