The Formula 1 British GP returned to Silverstone with the hopes riding on British driver Lewis Hamilton. Fans were treated to a glorious weekend as the weather held out to celebrate 70 years of Silverstone.
To kick off race day the British fans were in for a treat as the future stars of Formula 1 took their seats in the F2 race. There were cheers from the grandstands as young British drivers Lando Norris and George Russell took third and second place on the podium. There were more festivities for the crowd as the Silverstone celebrations continued with a vintage car parade, with a display of some of the sports finest machines dating back to the 40s all the way to the modern era of motor sport.
Lucky hospitality guests were treated to terrace areas that provided stunning views of the track, basking in the sunshine it was a great way to take in all the days action. As the build-up to the race continued the driver's parade began around the track, fans were in for a treat as former F1 driver Jenson Button lead the interviews. The celebrations did not stop there as the drivers lined up on the grid the crowd were treated to the traditional display by the Red Arrows.
With lights out the race was underway, there was drama at the start as pole sitter Lewis Hamilton had a collision with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen, Hamilton went off the track and dropped towards the back of the grid. With a struggle ahead of him there was a lot of places to make up, but with the home crowd behind him, he made his way back to the top of the pack. Once back in position there was a brilliant battle between the two Mercedes and the two Ferraris, ultimately Hamilton could only make it to second place, with Raikkonen behind him and Sebastian Vettel taking the race win.
It was bad luck for Red Bull's Max Verstappen as he spun off the track at the end of the race, allowing his teammate Daniel Ricciardo to overtake him and finish fifth.
There was drama for Haas' Grosjean and Renault's Carlos Sainz as the two crashed out meaning more bad luck for the Frenchman as his season continues.