Lewis Hamilton hit by Kimi Raikkonen at the start

Vettel wins British GP, Hamilton makes superb recovery

It's more than likely a "heat of the moment" statement that perhaps Ferrari had any kind of plan to disrupt his race and that there was any link between what Raikkonen did and Vettel's contact with Bottas in France two weeks ago.

There was a handshake for his German foe but Hamilton studiously avoided Raikkonen.

"I sweated my a*** off in that race". "I will not give up, believe me, I will not give up".

"This is the greatest race of the year and this is the greatest crowd so I'm sorry I could not bring it home for you".

Explaining the move immediately after the race, he said: "I was able to surprise him, I think he thought that I wouldn't dare [to go down] the inside and the braking zone was coming quite fast". It was my mistake so that was fine.

Starting from pole and looking to make Silverstone history with a victory, Hamilton was beaten off the line by Sebastian Vettel and was in third place when turning into Turn Three. His team-mate Bottas, on older tyres, led the closing laps, but was unable to resist the challengers.

That left him vulnerable as Raikkonen clipped his rear tyre sending him into a tailspin off the track and into last place. The appearance of the safety auto on the 33rd of 52 laps, after Sauber's Marcus Ericsson crashed at Abbey, was greeted with a huge cheer from the 140,500 crowd who had already cheered Hamilton's every overtake. Having lost control of his vehicle into Turn 1, the Mexican's auto went across the track and the pit exit, just as the two Williams drivers were heading out having started in the pit-lane.

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Opting to keep both cars out while the Ferraris pitted, it lifted them up to first and third with Vettel emerging just behind Bottas.

The German four-time champion seized the lead at the start and fought back after losing the initiative during two safety auto periods to register his second win at Silverstone and the 51st of his career. "The neck held up and that was a race I enjoyed a lot and I think the people enjoyed it a lot".

Having driven with extra padding around his neck, Vettel said: "Qualifying wasn't very enjoyable. But I will come back fighting".

"Here In Their Home", he said in Italian to his team over the radio.

"I think my car's broken", said the defending champion as he reconciled himself to a charge through a field shaken by the opening lap incidents.

"The tape held up and the race was fantastic".

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