Monday, July 17, 2017

F1 2017: British GP

The British Grand Prix of this season's Formula 1 championship has a chock full of surprises in store in this race, where a homegrown hero made some outstanding honors all in the name for gunning for the championship title against his newfound rivalry.

Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton made history at the British Grand Prix as this is the fifth time he won the British Grand Prix in Silverstone, joining the ranks of legends such as Jim Clark and Alain Prost as the most successful drivers at the British Grand Prix. With Hamilton made history at Silverstone, his teammate Valtteri Bottas placed 2nd and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen placed 3rd respectively. Other finishers include Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo from Red Bull Racing, Nico Hulkenberg from Renault, and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

The unlucky ones in the race, meanwhile, were McLaren's Fernando Alonso, Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz, and Renault's Jolyon Palmer, when his car suffered hydraulics failure on the formation lap, ending his Grand Prix run.

Onto the overall standings, the gap between Vettel and Hamilton are now narrowed to just one point, 177 to 176, while Bottas' in 3rd place with 154 points.

Next week's race is on Hungary on the 30th of July.

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