Lewis Hamilton scored a dramatic victory in his home race at this afternoon’s British Grand Prix.
Lewis scored the team’s eighth win in nine races in 2014 – and his fifth Grand Prix victory of the season so far. This was Lewis’ 27th F1 win putting him level with Sir Jackie Stewart.
His win came 60 years and two days after the first Formula One victory for Mercedes-Benz at the 1954 French Grand Prix
The team now leads the Constructors’ Championship by 158 points after nine of this season’s 19 races
Drivers Car No. Chassis No. Race Result / Fastest Lap
Lewis Hamilton 44 F1 W05 Hybrid/06 P1 1:37.176
Weather Warm and sunny
Temperatures Air: 17 – 19°C Track: 33 – 39°C
“Winning in front of your home crowd is just the best feeling. We really do have the greatest fans here and thank you so much to everyone for your patience after yesterday. To see the support all around the track is just amazing. I said before that I’d never give up but it was a tough qualifying and I really needed to dig deep and come back positive this morning. A huge thank you to my family and all of the fans for pushing me on – I couldn’t have done it without them. It’s been a rollercoaster weekend and to come away with the win after a day like yesterday is fantastic, so thank you to everyone in the team for all their hard work. I’m proud to have done it for them here – so close to our factories in Brackley and Brixworth.
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