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Final-lap puncture fails to stop Hamilton


A lucky Lewis Hamilton limped to a record seventh home British Grand Prix victory after his Mercedes suffered a dramatic last-lap puncture on Sunday.

In an astonishing end to a race he had dominated from pole position, the Briton hung on to stretch his lead to 30 points despite the tyre nearly falling off the wheel rim. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finished second, but would have won had he not pitted for fresh tyres.

The results: 1. Hamilton (Mercedes) 1h:28m:01.283s, 2. Verstappen (Red Bull) +5.856, 3. Leclerc (Ferrari) 18.474, 4. Ricciardo (Renault) 19.650 ...


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