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2021 F1 British Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

2021 F1 British Grand Prix Live: As it happened.

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2021 - 17:10

Read our 2021 F1 British Grand Prix live coverage from Silverstone Circuit.

Welcome to our 2021 F1 British Grand Prix commentary.

The 2021 British Grand Prix took place at Silverstone Circuit on Monday July 19, 2021. Read our F1 live commentary to see the coverage as it we reported it live.

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17:10
17:02

Hamilton wins the British Grand Prix for the eighth time in his career.

17:00

Last lap...

16:58

Hamilton leads the British Grand Prix! He gets through into Copse corner.

16:56

It's now one-second between the top two!

16:56

The gap is now 1.2s between the top two... HERE WE GO!

16:51

The gap between the top two is now 3.9s... it's going to be juicy.

16:47

The gap between the top two is now 6.4s - do we have a race?

16:46

Leclerc is 7.2s ahead of Hamilton, Bottas is 2.2s and falling behind his teammate.

16:44

Bottas lets Hamilton through for second - 8.3s is the gap at the front.

16:44
16:42

Hamilton is now 1.8s behind his teammate - will Mercedes order Bottas out of the way?

16:41

Bottas: "With this pace it's tough to make it to the end."

16:40

Order on Lap 38: Leclerc, Bottas, Hamilton, Norris, Ricciardo, Sainz, Alonso, Stroll, Perez and Gasly.

16:38
16:35

"Bottas is blistering his front tyre quite a lot, he could still come back towards us," Norris is told by his engineer.

16:34
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16:29

Hamilton gets the move down on Norris into Copse corner - a nice clean move from the seven-time champion.

16:29

Hamilton is nearly in DRS range of Norris for third place. The seven-time champion is on course to finish second, given Bottas will likely be ordered out of the way.

16:27

A good 2.6s pit stop for Leclerc as he rejoins in the lead of the race. 6.6s clear of Bottas in second.

16:26

Ferrari stops Leclerc from the lead - it needs a good stop here... this is for the victory.

16:26

Disasterous stop for Sainz - a 12.3s pit stop from Ferrari there.

16:25

Leclerc continues on the medium tyres, while Ferrari pulls Sainz in from second for new hards.

16:24

Hamilton stops from second place as he serves his penalty... he rejoins behind Norris.