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Six times winner of the Silverstone Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton took to the track like a man hell bent on winning.  In what could only be described as a action packed race, Lewis from the start, showed bottas why he was a five times world champion, with wheel to wheel action from the start.  bottas proved that he could touch wheels with the best of the field providing viewers with a heart stopping performance filled with adrenaline.  The race was briefly interupted by the safety car which lewis used to his advantage. 

Sebastion Vetel got a 10 second penalty after a collision that could have been avoided.  The track with its new surface seemed to provide extra levels of grip for the prospective champions.  Weather conditions were a change from the normal,  dry  with a rising track temperature giving every F1 driver more advantage in the Race.

This win takes Lewis Closer to a world record breaking6 Wins as a world champion breaking all other previous records within the sport. Lewis Hamilton, in full Lewis Carl Hamilton, (born January 7, 1985, Stevenage, England), British race-car driver who was one of the most successful Formula One (F1) Grand Prix racing drivers of the early 21st century. In 2008 he won his first F1 world drivers’ championship, becoming the first black driver to capture that title.

Hamilton began his driving career when he was eight years old. He won the British Kart Championship when he was 10. Three years later Hamilton was signed to the McLaren and Mercedes-Benz Young Driver Support Programme, where he was given the support and backing he needed to train and develop his skills. From 1998 to 2000 he won European and world karting championships, and at age 15 he became the youngest-ever driver to be ranked number one in the sport.

Hamilton progressed to car racing, and in 2003 he captured the British Formula Renault race series championship by winning 10 of the 15 races he entered. The following year he competed in the Formula Three Euroseries championship. He won the championship in 2005, and in 2006 he joined a team competing in GP2 (Grand Prix 2)—a race series designed to help drivers prepare for F1—and won the GP2 title in his one season in the series.


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