Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 British Grand Prix

Jul 11, 2016 09:08 IST

Lewis HamiltonMercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on 10 July 2016 claimed the 2016 British Grand Prix title of Formula One at the Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, United Kingdom.

It is Hamilton’s overall fourth British Grand Prix title after winning it in 2008, 2014 and 2015. He also became the first driver to win the British Grand Prix three times in a row.

Red Bull-TAG Heuer’s Max Verstappen occupied the second place in the race. Nico Rosberg from Germany stood third in the race.

Earlier on 3 July 2016, Hamilton had emerged victorious in the 2016 Austrian Grand Prix.

About British Grand Prix

The British Grand Prix is currently held at the Silverstone Circuit near the village of Silverstone in Northamptonshire in England.

The British and Italian Grands Prix are the oldest continuously staged Formula One World Championship Grands Prix.

It was designated the European Grand Prix five times between 1950 and 1977. This title was an honorary designation given each year to one Grand Prix race in Europe.

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