Lewis Hamilton makes it four in a row at Silverstone, as he ties Jim Clark on five British Grand Prix wins. Taking a lights-to-flag victory and reducing Vettel’s championship lead to a single point after late punctures hit both Ferrari’s.
Preview the 2017 British Grand Prix, potentially one of the last.
With year-on-year losses continuing to mount, Silverstone & the BRDC have formally triggered their break clause to host the British Grand Prix. Giving the race just two more years of certainty, and placing pressure on Liberty Media to keep one of F1’s key Grand Prix. A race taking place this weekend, with home favourite Lewis Hamilton falling further back to title rival Vettel after a podium-less Austrian GP.
Hamilton won his third British Grand Prix in a row as Rosberg breached the radio regulations. Here are 8 things we learnt from the 2016 British GP.
Crowd favourite, and crowd surfing, Hamilton won his fourth Grand Prix around the Silverstone Circuit as the reigning Formula One champion reduced his team-mate’s lead to a single point. Rosberg’s lead leaving the weekend could have stood slightly higher, but Mercedes came under fire as the first team to be punished for a breach of the radio regulations. Continue reading →
Lewis Hamilton wins his home Grand Prix, ahead of Rosberg and Verstappen.
A sudden downfall of rain prior to lights out left the track drenched and the safety car needed. But the drying track left for drama, with Abbey claiming multiple drivers – including race winning Hamilton and former champion Alonso. While second-placed Rosberg fell victim of the new radio bans as a gearbox issue threatened his podium position.
Lewis Hamilton tops qualifying for pole position at the British Grand Prix.
Deleted times, Q1 elimination for Button and Hamilton on pole – qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Pushed all the way as Rosberg opened qualifying fastest overall, Hamilton had to dig deep to top qualifying after his Q3 time was deleted for exceeding track limits.
Lewis Hamilton tops final practice at the British Grand Prix.
Narrow margins separate the Silver Arrows at the British Grand Prix, with Hamilton topping the final practice session by six-hundredths of a second. But while Rosberg recovered lost running from a water leak, Sebastian Vettel was struck with another gearbox failure as Ericsson crashed out.
Second Free Practice topped by Hamilton as Rosberg hits problems at the British Grand Prix.
In a session littered with mechanical issues, Hamilton topped the timesheet at his home Grand Prix for the second time today. Lewis’ 1:31.660 may have been six-thousandths of a second off his morning benchmark, but as Rosberg watched on from the garage – Lewis had the edge over Ricciardo and Verstappen.Continue reading →