Lewis Hamilton took a dominant victory at Silverstone to tie the all-time record of five career wins in the British Grand Prix.

IMG_20170716_215954_601 Formula 1; Lewis Hamilton wins the London Grand Prix Sport

The Mercedes driver equalled the tally of Scot Jim Clark and Frenchman Alain Prost with his fourth home win in a row to add to his first win for McLaren in 2008.

Hamilton’s victory cut his deficit to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to just one point in the championship as the German suffered a front-left tyre failure when running third with two laps to go, dropping to seventh.

Facts;

1. Lewis Hamilton has won the #BritishGP 🇬🇧 for a fourth straight time and fifth overall.

2. He won his first title with McLaren in 2008 before moving to Mercedes, where he won back-to-back titles in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

3. Hamilton has more race victories than any other British driver in the history of Formula One

4. He is also the only driver to have won at least one Grand Prix in every season he has competed in.

5. Hamilton is regarded by fellow and former drivers as one of the greatest Formula One drivers in the history of the sport.