Hamilton voted as Driver of the Day after emotional British Grand Prix

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Great Britain, Silverstone Circuitgb

Having secured his first win since the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton ended a 56-race streak without a win in the wet and wild race of Silverstone.

The seven-time world champion scored his ninth win at Silverstone – an F1 record at a single circuit. It was his 12th consecutive Silverstone podium, and his 15th in total at the venue, extending his F1 record for a single circuit. It is therefore no surprise that Hamilton was voted Driver of the Day after the emotional, wild and challenging British Grand Prix.

Vote for the Driver of the Day

Lewis Hamilton - 36.1%
Lando Norris - 15.7%
Max Verstappen - 13.4%
Nico Hulkenberg - 6.6%
Oscar Piastri - 6.4%

Reflecting on his emotional victory, Hamilton said: “I can’t stop crying! It’s been since 2021, every day getting up, trying to fight, to train, to put my mind to the task and work as hard as I can with this amazing team.

“This is my last race here at the British Grand Prix with this team [before moving to Ferrari], so I wanted to win this so much for them, because I love them, I appreciate them so much, all the hard work they’ve been putting in all over these years.

“I’m forever grateful to everyone in this team, everyone at Mercedes, all of our partners, and otherwise to all our incredible fans… I could see you lap by lap as I was coming around, and there’s just no greater feeling [than] to finish at the front here.”

“It’s so tough, I think for anyone. I think the important thing is just how you continue to get up, and you’ve got to continue to dig deep even when you feel like you’re at the bottom of the barrel," concluded the seven-time world champion.