F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel Wins a Thrilling Race
Sunday afternoon Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel won a dramatic 2018 British Grand Prix at Silverstone to extend his lead at the Top of the drivers’ world championship.
He led for most of the race after getting the jump on Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton from the start but dropped behind Valtteri Bottas after his 2nd pit stop.
He managed to get past the MercedesAMG with just 4 laps remaining to take the Chequered Flag ahead of Mr. Hamilton in 2nd place, with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen completing the podium at 3rd
Here is the final classification:
The race highlights
Mr. Hamilton saw no signs of damage to his car and immediately began to make his way back through the field. He was up to 8th after only 8 laps.
Meanwhile, Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen was given a 10-point penalty for his role in the incident.
But, Mr. Hamilton could not close the gap with Mr. Vettel in the final laps and had to settle for 2nd place, and happy to have it for sure.
Mr. Vettel now moves 8 points clear at the Top of the drivers’ standings as the teams head to Hockenheim for the German Grand Prix on 22 July.
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