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A very wet day at the track

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Sauber Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Mexico drives during the qualifying session of the British F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit, England, July 7.

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Track marshalls sweep water from the track during the qualifying session at the Silverstone circuit on July 7 ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix.

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An official walks down the main straight to decide if the qualifying session should continue at Silverstone race track in Northamptonshire, Britain, July 7.

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Spectators try to stay dry during the qualifying session at the Silverstone circuit on July 7 ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix.

More than a month's worth of rain fell in just 24 hours in parts of England and those attending the qualifying session for the British Grand Prix had to wait through a 90 minute delay during a torrential downpour. Drivers spun out of control despite the efforts of the track sweepers who couldn't keep up with the deluge. More showers are expected for tomorrow's main event.