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In a sensational turn of events at Silverstone, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton secured his first victory since 2021, ending a 56-race winless streak. The seven-time world champion delivered a masterclass in front of his home crowd, securing a record ninth victory at the British Grand Prix. However, the day was not without its disappointments, as pole-sitter George Russell’s race was cruelly undone by a suspected water leak that forced him into retirement.

In the latest British GT news, the Brackley-based Mercedes team has enjoyed a much more fruitful Canadian Grand Prix compared to other races this campaign. The team’s improved performance was assisted by a new front wing design, and they are confident of further upgrades to come that will ‘bully’ the car into shape.