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Hamilton Ends Win Drought with Historic Ninth British GP Victory

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Hamilton Ends Win Drought with Historic Ninth British GP Victory

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed his first Formula One victory in 945 days with a historic ninth British Grand Prix win at Silverstone on Sunday. The 39-year-old Mercedes driver’s previous win was in Saudi Arabia on December 5, 2021. This victory also marked the 104th of his illustrious career, further extending his record.

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Red Bull’s triple world champion Max Verstappen finished 1.4 seconds behind Hamilton, maintaining his overall lead in the championship. McLaren’s Lando Norris secured the third position on the podium. Mercedes’ George Russell, who started from pole position, unfortunately retired from the race due to a suspected water system issue.