Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 team’s Lewis Hamilton made history in Silverstone on Sunday as he took his sixth British Grand Prix victory.
The defending world champion came home just ahead of his team mate and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas.
Scuderia Ferrari’s Charles LeClerc completed the podium in third place just ahead of Pierre Gasly and Max Verstappen for Aston Martin Red Bull Racing.
McLaren Racing’s Carlos Sainz had a wonderful race as he came home in sixth place for the Woking based outfit just ahead of the Renault F1 Team’s Daniel Ricciardo. Alfa Romeo Romeo Racing’s Kimi Raikkonen had a great race ending the event in eighth place giving the Swiss outfit some valuable points for the constructors championship.
It was a great race for Scuderia Toro Rosso as the got both Daniil Kvyat and Alex Albon home in the points as they completed the top ten.
It was a disappointing day for Nico Hulkenberg as he was 11th having dropped out of the points due to an as yet undiagnosed problem.
McLaren Racing’s Lando Norris finished his first home race in 12th place following a strong qualifying.
Lance Stroll came home in 13th place for the SportPesa Racing Point F1 team.
George Russell had his best finish to date as he finished the race in 14th for the Rokit Williams Racing team giving the Grove based outfit some momentum to build on heading to Germany.
Sebastian Vettel was 15th but was handed a ten second post race penalty for an avoidable collision with Max Verstappen.
Robert Kubica and Sergio Perez came home in 16th and 17th place respectively.
It was a disastrous day for the Haas F1 Team as not only did Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen collide with each other but they both retired from the race.
Antonio Giovinazzi brought out the safety car midway through the race which arguably cost Valtteri Bottas the victory today.
Lewis Hamilton heads to the German Grand Prix in two weeks time with a 39 point lead in the championship over Vallteri Bottas.