Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton’s early stutter

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• German seals second Silverstone win and 51st career victory
• Hamilton finishes second with Kimi Raikkonen third

Sebastian Vettel won the British Grand Prix, with a commanding performance from second on the grid. Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of a home win were dashed on the opening lap when he had a slow start and was then hit by Kimi Räikkönen and dropped almost to the back of the field. He drove a remarkable recovery, however, to finish in second place but it means Vettel now has an eight-point lead in the championship. Räikkönen was in third with Valtteri Bottas in fourth.

This is Vettel’s second victory at the British Grand Prix, having won for Red Bull in 2009. His 51st career win is his fourth this season, one more than Hamilton has scored and a real achievement in denying the British driver and Mercedes at the circuit that has been their personal fiefdom for the past four years.

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Written by Giles Richards at Silverstone
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