5 of the best British Grands Prix at Silverstone

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Lewis Hamilton’s victory on Sunday was the latest thriller at the Northamptonshire circuit.

Lewis Hamilton registered a remarkable seventh British Grand Prix victory in dramatic fashion at Silverstone on Sunday afternoon.

The six-time world champion appeared on course to cruise to victory but had to limp over the line,
virtually on three wheels, after suffering an extraordinary last-lap puncture.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen crossed the line just five seconds back, having started the last lap 31 seconds behind Hamilton.

Here, the PA news agency looks back at five other amazing grands prix at Silverstone.


Motor Racing – British Grand Prix – Silverstone – Nigel Mansell – 1987
Nigel Mansell overhauled a huge deficit to catch and pass team-mate Nelson Piquet and win the 1987 British Grand Prix (PA)


On this day in 1994: Damon Hill wins British Grand Prix
Damon Hill took victory in a dramatic British Grand Prix in 1994 (David Jones/PA)



GP Silverstone Schumacher action 2
Michael Schumacher took victory in bizarre circumstances after heavy rain hit the race in 1998 (Owen Humphreys/PA)


Rubens Barrichello – British Grand Prix
Rubens Barrichello claimed the greatest victory of his career in the 2003 British Grand Prix (Rui Vieira/PA)


Formula One Motor Racing – British Grand Prix – Race – Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton stormed to victory in the 2008 British Grand Prix (Rui Vieira/PA)

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