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Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s British Grand Prix
Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s British Grand Prix

Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s British Grand Prix in Silverstone, increasing his points lead over Mercedes teammate and rival Nico Rosberg.

Hamilton has 194 points to Rosberg’s 177 in the contest for the world drivers’ championship. Hamilton, who is the world’s reigning world drivers’ champion, has won five races so far this season and 38 so far in his career.

His wins this year have come in Australia, China, Bahrain and Canada. There are 19 races in the Formula 1 season and the final contest is the Etihad Airways Race November 29 in Abu Dhabi.

It was the third time that Hamilton, a black Englishman, has won the British Grand Prix.

With Sunday’s victory, he broke Formula 1  driver Jackie Stewart’s record for consecutive race leads. Stewart’s record had stood for 45 years.

 

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