Lewis Hamilton wins British GP and closes gap to Sebastian Vettel

Great win by Lewis Hamilton at this home race. The British driver is now a shy one point from Ferrari Sebastian Vettel. The German had a tire puncture at the last lap of the race! but still was able to finish the race in 7th place - which could prove critical for the 2017 Formula One Championship - as the race between Mercedes and Ferrari intensifies.

2017 Formula 1 British Grand Prix Race Results

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Mercedes Valtteri Bottas finished 2nd and Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen finished 3rd. A great run for Red Bull that completed 4th and 5th with Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. Great run also for Renault (that powers also Red Bull) with Nico Hulkenberg in 6th place.

This how the 2017 F1 standings now look like:

2017 F1 Championship

DriverTeamPoints
VettelScuderia Ferrari177
HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1176
BottasMercedes AMG Petronas F1154
RicciardoRed Bull Racing117
RaikkonenScuderia Ferrari98
VerstappenRed Bull Racing57
Go to 2017 Full F1 Standings

Overall in terms of racing stats: Hamilton has now more poles to his name, and also more wins - but more podiums go to Vettel and Bottas while Red Bull racing drivers dominate the best performances so far in 2017. For more: 2017 Formula1 Grand Prix Rankings

Posted on July 16, 2017

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