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Lewis Hamilton battles through rain to win British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton battles through rain to win British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on the first corner to win his fifth race of the season on Sunday and strengthen his Formula One title defense. A Mercedes one-two was just as forecast — with Nico Rosberg completing a ninth consecutive double podium for them — but a thrilling rain-affected race was a riposte to some of the gloomy paddock talk about the predictability of the sport. “It was exciting for me, the start made it exciting and the English weather helped,” Hamilton said. “It's an indication for us not to throw our toys out of the pram and say everything is wrong.” Hamilton is the first...

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