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Hamilton wins British Grand Prix after being penalised for Verstappen crash



Lewis Hamilton has won the British Grand Prix after pipping Charles Leclerc in a dramatic finish, which came after an earlier crash with Max Verstappen.

Home favourite Hamilton beat Leclerc to the chequered flag after surpassing Leclerc late in the race.

His crash with Verstappen forced his rival to go to hospital.

A statement from the FIA on it read: “Following an incident during the FIA Formula 1 British Grand Prix today, 18/07/21, the driver of car #33, Max Verstappen, has been taken to a local hospital for further precautionary checks.”

A Red Bull statement read: “Following an assessment by the trackside doctors at Silverstone Circuit Medical Centre, Max Verstappen has been taken to a local hospital for further precautionary tests.”

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