Lewis Hamilton finished third at the British Grand Prix, the tenth round of the 2023 Formula 1 World Championship. The Briton, in his home circuit, Silverstone Circuit, gained a gap of +6.783 compared to leader Max Verstappen, reaching the podium for the fourth time this season. An amazing result for the United Kingdom that, in today’s race, thanks to second place Lando Norris, achieved the first British one-two of the new century and thus wrote an indelible page in the history of motorsport.
And it was precisely this last aspect that the former world champion focused on in the comments stage: “It wasn’t me who finished third, it was the crowd. Silverstone is the best race ever, I feel the energy of people when I race. I would like to congratulate Lando Norris and McLaren: it was my family and this is where I started. It’s great to see them so high and strong“.
Hamilton then went on to praise the performances of Norris and Bestry, The latter passed thanks to the safety car: “They were really fast in the high-speed corners, and it was hard to keep up. The start wasn’t good for me and then I did better with the medium tyres, and that’s also positive at the team level, we can recognize who’s ahead of us.“.
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Finally, Sir Lewis did Notice the amazing speed of the McLaren carsadmitting that he did not have enough acceleration in the forehand: “We were close in Turns 13 and 14, and then at 15 he ran, I was lacking a little push in the straight. Anyway, I’m happy, seventh on the grid to the bottom step, great job, great weekend.”.
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