Lewis Hamilton wins Austrian Grand Prix 2016

Posted on:04 Jul 2016 09:14:40

Lewis Hamilton wins Austrian Grand Prix 2016
04 July 2016 Current Affairs: Lewis Hamilton collided with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on the last lap before passing him to claim a dramatic 2016 Austrian Grand Prix win.

Hamilton, who had started from pole position, attacked the championship leader who defended hard at Turn Two where the pair collided.

Rosberg, damaged his front wing in the collision which forced him to finish fourth.

Hamilton's win cut the German's lead in the title race from 24 points to 11 ahead of next weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Rankings after 2016 Austrian Grand Prix 

1st position: Lewis Hamilton (Britain) of Mercedes. 

2nd position: Sebastian Vettel (Germany) of Ferrari. 

3rd position: Daniel Ricardo (Australia) of Red Bull.

 4th position: Felipe Massa (Brazil) of Williams. 

5th position: Romain Grosjean (France) Haas. 

Top Teams : Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull and William.

Lewis Hamilton : He is a British Formula One racing driver from England.He currently races for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team.He is the 2008, 2014 and 2015 Formula One World Champion.

In his first season in Formula One, he set numerous records while finishing second in the 2007 Formula One Championship.He won the World Championship the following season, becoming the then-youngest Formula One world champion in history before Sebastian Vettel broke the record two years later.

Following his second world title in 2014, he was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year.In 2015, he became the first British driver in history to win consecutive F1 titles.He is the only driver in the history of the sport to have won at least one race in each season he has competed to date.


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