British Grand Prix Formula One Results – July 6

LONDON (SportingAlert) — Results from the British Grand Prix Formula One race, which took place at Silverstone on Sunday afternoon, July 6.

Great Britain No. 1 and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who started the race in sixth, went on to win the title, after teammate Nico Rosberg was forced to retire on lap 29 after a gear box failure.

Coming into the race, Hamilton trailed Rosberg by 29 points, but his victory saw that gap cutting down to just four points (165 to 161), as the race for the Formula One World Championship title blew wide open.

On Sunday Hamilton covered the 52 lap race in 2:26:52.094, securing his second British Grand Prix crown and finished 30.1s ahead of the other podium finishers.

Williams’ driver Valtteri Bottas, improving his podium position from Austria by one place, took second, with third going to Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing.

“To get that result today, to really climb through…at the end of the day I really needed this result, so I’m very grateful for it,” a delighted Hamilton said.

“This weekend just showed you never give up.”

British Grand Prix Formula One

Pos Driver Team Time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 2:26:52.094
2 Valtteri Bottas Williams 30.1
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 46.4
4 Jenson Button McLaren 47.3
5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 53.8
6 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 59.9
7 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 62.5
8 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 88.6
9 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 89.3
10 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1 Lap
11 Sergio Perez Force India 1 Lap
12 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1 Lap
13 Adrian Sutil Sauber 1 Lap
14 Jules Bianchi Marussia 1 Lap
15 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham 2 Laps
16 Max Chilton Marussia 2 Laps
17 Pastor Maldonado Lotus Exhaust
18 Nico Rosberg Mercedes Retired
19 Marcus Ericsson Caterham Retired
20 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber Retired
21 Felipe Massa Williams Retired
22 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari Retired

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