Felipe Nasr believes the high downforce nature of the Silverstone circuit will not play to the strengths of his Sauber, but is otherwise looking forward to what he describes as a 'home' race.

The Brazilian has lived in London for several years and regards his first start in the British Grand Prix as an adopted home race alongside the upcoming Interlagos event.

Coming to Silverstone placed 11th in the standings having slipped out of the overall top ten for the first time in Austria, though Nasr is keen to perform at Silverstone, he admits the high-speed track won't suit the Sauber.

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"Silverstone is a circuit which I enjoy driving on. It is not only one of my favorite tracks, but for me also kind of a home race, because I have been living in England for five years now. Therefore, it is always nice to come back to where motorsport and its great fans are at home.

"The British Grand Prix will probably not be an easy weekend, as this high speed track requires a lot of downforce."