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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W15, 1st position, drives to Parc Ferme whilst flying a Union flag from his cockpit
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Formula 1 British GP
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The post-England Euros penalty study that won Hamilton the 2024 British GP

Lewis Hamilton’s record ninth British Grand Prix triumph headlined a Silverstone spectacular as three home heroes and Max Verstappen all battled for victory. While McLaren messed up a few key calls, a late-night study session after watching England’s dramatic penalty shootout success at the Euros proved vital for Hamilton in the grandstand finish

“Just leave me to it, mate.” Lewis Hamilton in command of a British Grand Prix for Mercedes at Silverstone. High-drama, massive stakes.

It was all so familiar and it can never happen in quite the same way again, as his quest to take the record victory tally at his home race into double figures will now be done in Ferrari red from 2025.

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