Lewis Hamilton wins record 6th British GP, extends F1 lead

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) A day of dramatic English sporting glory began with a far more fortuitous - but still record-breaking - victory for Lewis Hamilton on the nation's Formula One track.

A sixth British Grand Prix success was sealed not with a thrilling overtaking move but by a canny pit stop strategy paying off for the reigning world champion on Sunday at Silverstone.

By finishing 25 seconds ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, Hamilton extended his championship lead over the Finn to 39 points and moved ahead of Jim Clark and Alain Prost to take the outright record for British GP victories.

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Formula 1 Leaders: Points
RankDriverPointsWins
1 L.Hamilton 223 7
2 V.Bottas 184 2
3 M.Verstappen 136 1
4 S.Vettel 123 0
5 C.Leclerc 120 0
6 P.Gasly 55 0
7 C.Sainz Jr. 38 0
8 K.Raikkonen 25 0
9 L.Norris 22 0
10 D.Ricciardo 22 0
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