Fernando Alonso set the fastest lap of the Saturday morning session at a cool but dry Silverstone, beating local hero Jenson Button by a tenth. There were 10 drivers covered by a second and 14 within 1.3secs of the fastest time. Romain Grosjean was third ahead of Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton and Maldonado. The two Saubers were next with Sergio Perez beating Kamui Kobayashi, despite the Mexican knocking off his nose in an off-track moment. The top 10 was completed by Nico Hulkenberg, ahead of Bruno Senna, Paul di Resta, Mark Webber, Michael Schumacher and Jean-Eric Vergne. Felipe Massa was next up, ahead of Daniel Ricciardo, Nico Rosberg, the two Caterhams (Heikki Kovalainen ahead of Vitaly Petrov), the two Marussias (with Timo Glock ahead of Charles Pic (who had fuel system problems and stopped on the track twice, having been returned to the pits first time on a truck). The HRTs were at the back this time with Narain Karthikeyan ahead of Pedro de la Rosa.