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British Grand Prix
Silverstone, 4-6 July

David Coulthard and Lewis Hamilton

David Coulthard and fellow Briton Lewis Hamilton wave to the growing crowd at Silverstone before the race begins

David Coulthard

It is Coulthard's final British Grand Prix but unfortunately the Scot crashes out early

Bernie Ecclestone and wife Slavica

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone and wife Slavica brave the rain and wind at the Northamptonshire circuit

British Grand Prix

The race starts in dramatic fashion as Hamilton (left) leaps from fourth to second and almost overtakes Kovalainen (right)

British Grand Prix

Red Bull's Mark Webber (centre) begins on the front row but suffers a poor start and drops back down the field

Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen

Hamilton (left) attempts to take McLaren team-mate and race leader Kovalainen on the inside

Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen

The man from Stevenage eventually breaks latest going into a corner and slips past his rival on lap five

British Grand Prix

BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld holds off Renault's Fernando Alonso and eventually finishes second

Felipe Massa

It was not a good day for pre-race championship leader Felipe Massa who finished a lowly 13th

Kimi Raikkonen

Ferrari team-mate and current world champion Kimi Raikkonen was in the hunt early but his team's strategy did not pay off

Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton comes through a testing race to celebrate his first British win with an ecstatic crowd

Lewis Hamilton

And he becomes the first Englishman since Johnny Herbert in 1995 to win the British Grand Prix

Rubens Barrichell

Veteran Rubens Barrichello, 36, is delighted with his podium finish after an impressive drive in his Honda

Lewis Hamilton

But the day belonged to the gutsy Hamilton who is back on track in the Formula One title race

see also
Hamilton shines in Silverstone gloom
06 Jul 08 |  Formula One
Hamilton surges to British GP win
06 Jul 08 |  Formula One
British GP as it happened
06 Jul 08 |  Formula One
British GP photos
04 Jul 08 |  Motorsport

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