Lewis Hamilton wins 2015 F1 British Grand Prix
It was a dramatic F1 race in 2015 British Grand Prix at Silverstone with lot of fireworks in the opening lap. Felipe Massa of Williams had an amazing start and jumped ahead of pole sitter Lewis Hamilton. And he was not the only Williams driver as his teammate Valtteri Bottas too overtook Hamilton. Though, soon Hamilton overtook him and then again lost his position. However later Hamilton overtook both the Williams drivers to lead the race. Behind them both the Lotus drivers collided with each other. In order to avoid the Lotus drivers, Fernando Alonso of McLaren hit his team-mate Jenson Button.
Rain came in hard in the lap 44. At that time Nico Rosberg was charging hard and faster than his teammate. However, due to rain, immediately Hamilton changed to intermediate tyres and could increase the lead. He then safely won his third British Grand Prix race. His team mate Nico Rosberg finished in second place.
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari scored another podium finish. Felipe Massa of Williams came in fourth. Valtteri Bottas was fifth.
Kvyat of Red Bull finished in sixth. Nico Hulkenberg of Force India finished in seventh position.
Though he had qualified ahead of his teammate Sebastian Vettel Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was 8th. This will again result in many tongues wagging about the future of Kimi Raikkonen.
Sergio Perez of Force India too finished in points when he came in ninth and got two points.
Fernando Alonso of McLaren, despite the early pitstop for the accident finished in 10th position and scored his first points.
Marcus Ericsson of Sauber was 11th and just outside points.
Roberto Merhi of Marussia beat his team-mate Will Stevens to 12th position. Will Stevens finished 13th and last.
Retirements in F1 British Grand Prix 2015
Carlos Sainz Lap 31
Daniel Ricciardo Lap 20
Max Verstappen Lap 3
Romain Grosjean Lap 1
Pastor Maldonado Lap 1
Jenson Button Lap 1
Felipe Nasr Lap 0