WATCH: Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix 2024 after 56 race hiatus

Lewis Hamilton has secured his 104th career victory, triumphing at the British Grand Prix to end a winless streak that lasted for 56 races.

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Lewis Hamilton has secured his 104th career victory, triumphing at the British Grand Prix to end a winless streak that lasted for 56 races. His last win was at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in 2021. This momentous win came after a gripping duel with Max Verstappen, with changing weather conditions adding to the drama of the race.

As the race neared its climax, Hamilton found himself in a familiar yet long-awaited position: battling with Max Verstappen for the lead. The intensity of their rivalry was on full display, but Hamilton's experience and tenacity shone through as he navigated the challenging conditions with precision. His victory marks a significant milestone for both him and the Mercedes team, which has faced a challenging period in recent seasons.

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Hamilton was visibly emotional as he crossed the finish line, acknowledging the support of the fans at Silverstone. "It means a lot," said a tearful Hamilton. "Thank you to all the fans here." The victory was a testament to Mercedes' perseverance and resilience. Team principal Toto Wolff expressed his pride, stating, "We prevailed, we never give up, what a sign-off, couldn't wish for anything better."

Max Verstappen and Lando Norris join Hamilton

In addition to Hamilton's triumph, the race also saw Lando Norris securing the final podium spot, finishing third ahead of his McLaren teammate, Oscar Piastri. Norris' performance further highlighted the strength of the British drivers at their home Grand Prix.

Hamilton's win is more than just a personal achievement; it symbolizes a potential resurgence for Mercedes and a renewed hope for the remainder of the season. The British Grand Prix victory has reignited the competitive spirit within the team and among fans, setting the stage for an exciting second half of the season.

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