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Published: 14:59 | 9/7/16

Rosberg faces rules probe

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has been summoned to see the stewards after allegedly breaching the rules in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

The championship leader, who finished qualifying in second place behind Mercedes' team-mate Lewis Hamilton, exceeded the maximum time between the two safety car lines at the start of Q1, in contravention of Article 27.5 of the Sporting Regulations.

The rule is in place to limit the risk of accidents caused by drivers running too slowly on track while others are on fast laps.

Rosberg could face a grid penalty, a reprimand or fine for the offence, which occurred after his first flying lap on Q1.

In other British GP news, Jenson Button bemoaned his luck after his elimination following the opening qualifying lap at Silverstone.

The McLaren driver was four tenths slower than team-mate Fernando Alonso on his only flying lap of Q1, and then suffered a detached rear wing end plate that prevented him from making a second run.

"It doesn't seem very lucky this weekend for me. It has been pretty tricky with issues all weekend," Button said.

"It was all OK in the first sector and then the rear wing became detached going through turn eight so it just slowly deteriorated from there with the rear end of the car. We lost a lot of downforce and that was it really.

"We tried to fix it to go out again but there wasn't enough time."

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