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Hamilton wins home British GP

2015-07-05 15:35
Lewis Hamilton (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone ahead of his team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished third.

Hamilton extended his lead atop the drivers' standings to 17 points over Rosberg.

Results from British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday:

1. Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes) 1hr 31:27.729, 2. Nico Rosberg (GER/Mercedes) at 10.956sec, 3. Sebastian Vettel (GER/Ferrari) 25.443, 4. Felipe Massa (BRA/Williams) 36.839, 5. Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Williams) 1min 03.194sec, 6. Daniil Kvyat (RUS/Red Bull) 1:03.955, 7. Nico Hulkenberg (GER/Force India) 1:18.744, 8. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN/Ferrari) at 1 lap, 9. Sergio Perez (MEX/Force India) 1 lap, 10. Fernando Alonso (ESP/McLaren) 1 lap, 11. Marcus Ericsson (SWE/Sauber AG) 1 lap, 12. Roberto Merhi (ESP/Marussia) 3 laps, 13. Will Stevens (GBR/Marussia) 3 laps

Retirements

Jenson Button (GBR/McLaren): 1st lap, Romain Grosjean (FRA/Lotus): 1st lap, Pastor Maldonado (VEN/Lotus): 2nd lap, Max Verstappen (NED/Toro Rosso): 4th lap, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS/Red Bull): 22th lap, Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP/Toro Rosso): 32th lap

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Felipe Nasr (BRA/Sauber AG)

Overall standings

Drivers

1. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) 194pts, 2. Nico Rosberg (GER) 177, 3. Sebastian Vettel (GER) 135, 4. Valtteri Bottas (FIN) 77, 5. Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) 76, 6. Felipe Massa (BRA) 74, 7. Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) 36, 8. Daniil Kvyat (RUS) 27, 9. Nico Hlkenberg (GER) 24, 10. Romain Grosjean (FRA) 17, 11. Felipe Nasr (BRA) 16, 12. Sergio Perez (MEX) 15, 13. Pastor Maldonado (VEN) 12, 14. Max Verstappen (NED) 10, 15. Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) 9, 16. Marcus Ericsson (SWE) 5, 17. Jenson Button (GBR) 4, 18. Fernando Alonso (ESP) 1

Constructors

1. Mercedes 371pts, 2. Ferrari 211, 3. Williams 151, 4. Red Bull 63, 5. Force India 39, 6. Lotus 29, 7. Sauber AG 21, 8. Toro Rosso 19, 9. McLaren 5

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