Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix for record-equalling fifth time

MERCEDES’ Lewis Hamilton has won the F1 British Grand Prix for the fifth time matching the record of Jim Clark and Alain Prost. 

Valtteri Bottas grabbed second from Kimi Raikkonen to secure a Mercedes one-two, as championship leader Sebastian Vettel trailed home seventh.

Late tyre dramas hit both Ferraris and  With barely two laps remaining, a front-left puncture deprived Raikkonen of the runner-up slot, while an apparently identical issue cost Vettel a likely fourth place just a lap later.

The win for Hamilton has cut Vettel’s championship lead to just a single point.

Spain’s Fernando Alonso retired after pitting his McLaren with power issues shortly after half distance.

Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

Posting comment as a guest. Sign up or login to your account.
0 Characters
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

Poll of the Week

Do you agree with the Balearics’ decision to ban tourists from travelling to the islands in diesel or petrol cars?

New online edition graphic

Latest Tweets

From IFTTT
Man ‘blasted himself with shotgun after believing he had killed his brother’ in southern Spain… https://t.co/UWegy4BecR
From IFTTT
Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary warns of possible strikes in Europe during Easter week https://t.co/MA0XGs6KqE… https://t.co/0tYNZGb18d
From IFTTT
Police officer dies after sickening pitched battle between rival football fans in Spain https://t.co/4RuxDMLf7j… https://t.co/191db87kZK
Follow Euro Weekly News on Twitter

Post Gallery

Ryanair announce MASSIVE £200m investment at Manchester airport and new  summer route to Spain

Petition to reverse ban on darts walk-on girls reaches almost 40,000 signatures

Spaniards outraged with The Times following ‘How To Be Spanish’ article

New pet protection laws in Spain after ‘years of waiting’

Wolves spotted in top Costa del Sol celebrity hotspot

Five people, including two children, injured in A-7 crash

STERLING: Raheem set for plush multi-million euro Marbella villa

Border queue delays in Gibraltar due to extra police checks in Spain

Plumber finds decomposing corpse at villa in Spain