Silverstone: The six occasions Method One world champion Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton on Sunday (August 2, 2020) gained his report seventh British Grand Prix after some of the dramatic finishes of his profession.
Hamilton and his teammate Valtteri Bottas, each witnessed the tyre drama as Bottas’ tyre deflated in Lap 50, leading to dropping from the second place to an eleventh-place end for him.
Then again, Hamilton suffered the identical problem within the penultimate lap of the race however in some way managed to win the race 5 seconds forward of Pink Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen.
— Mercedes-AMG F1 (@MercedesAMGF1) August 2, 2020
The Silverstone end was Hamilton’s first win by crossing the road with a puncture.
Hamilton raced at a mean pace of 237.6 km/h gained 25 factors.
Within the post-race abstract, Hamilton stated, “Down the straight, the tyre deflated and that was a coronary heart within the mouth second. I used to be simply praying to get it spherical. I used to be actually chilled on the finish. Bono was giving me the data (about Max). I’ve undoubtedly by no means skilled one thing like that on the final lap.”
The British racer then took to Twitter and expressed that the final lap nearly had him.
He additionally wrote, “We nonetheless bought this Trophy. I can’t categorical how grateful I’m to all of the followers, and to my unimaginable staff. To assume that is the seventh residence win is simply insane. Thanks for the constructive power everybody, we did this collectively.”
That final lap nearly had me We nonetheless bought this I can’t categorical how grateful I’m to all of the followers, and to my unimaginable staff. To assume that is the seventh residence win is simply insane. Thanks for the constructive power everybody, we did this collectively. #BritishGP #TeamLH #StillWeRise @F1 pic.twitter.com/PyAPZ6SZrI
— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) August 2, 2020
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc shared the rostrum with Hamilton and Verstappen.