Lewis Hamilton Wins British Grand Prix

Formula One, Lewis HamiltonFormula One Champion, Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone and close right up on Nico Rosberg in the drivers’ championship.

The Englishman is the first driver ever to win the British round of the F1 world championship three years running at Silverstone.

Rosberg’s lead in the drivers’ championship will now be cut to just four points at the half-way point of the season and Hamilton might even end up with the lead, as Rosberg faces a potential penalty for getting advice over his pit radio about how to deal with an issue with his gearbox.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finished third after a ding-dong battle with Rosberg on the track.

Hamilton Confirmed Italian Grand Prix Champion

hamiltonFormula One Champion, Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the Italian Grand Prix has been confirmed after stewards took no action, following an investigation into tyre pressure.

The Mercedes cars of Hamilton and Nico Rosberg both showed pressure in one tyre below the minimum permitted level when tested on the grid before the race.

However, an FIA statement said the tyres were cooler than other cars because the warming blankets had been disconnected.

It also said stewards were satisfied, as Mercedes had followed the correct procedure with tyre manufacturer, Pirelli.

According to the result of the race, Hamilton won by 25 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel.