Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix to extend lead over Sebastian Vettel to 17 points

LEWIS HAMILTON opened up a 17 level hole on the prime of the drivers' championship after coasting to victory within the Spanish GP.

The defending world champion got here underneath little strain all through as he completed a whopping 20.5 seconds forward of his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.

 Lewis Hamilton is now 17 points clear in the race for the world title after his win in Barcelona

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Lewis Hamilton is now 17 points clear within the race for the world title after his win in Barcelona
 Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish as won the Spanish Grand Prix to extend his world title lead

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Lewis Hamilton led from begin to end as gained the Spanish Grand Prix to extend his world title lead

The Brit, who couldn’t cover his delight at securing pole the day before today, figuring out full properly simply how necessary it was that he began on the entrance.

Hamilton, who has now gained sixty four races in his Formula One profession, was assisted by Ferrari's weird choice to pit Sebastian Vettel for recent tyres on lap forty two.

He stated: "It was an unimaginable job. I felt that synergy for the primary time this yr. I hope it will probably proceed."

The 33-yr-previous was nicely away from a chaotic first lap, as Roman Grosjean made a calamitous error.

 Hamilton made the ideal start from pole position and was able to pull away to a comfortable victory

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Hamilton made the perfect begin from pole place and was in a position to draw back to a cushty victory

The Haas driver misplaced management after which stored his foot planted on the accelerator and slammed again into the pack of automobiles, wiping out Pierre Gasly and Nico Hulkenberg.

The smash despatched splinters of carbon fibre throughout the monitor as the security automotive was deployed for six laps whereas the stewards tidied up.

On the restart, Hamilton held off Vettel, who had leapfrogged Bottas at first.

However the Ferrari man discovered himself demoted to fourth place when he pitted on lap forty two when the digital security automotive was deployed as Esteban Ocon retired at Flip 4.

The gamble backfired for Ferrari as he was unable to use the good thing about recent tyres as Bottas held on to come house in second.

Max Verstappen nursed his Purple Bull to third place, regardless of clattering into Lance Stroll at one level.

Lewis Hamilton thanks followers in his MESSY room as he prepares for Spanish Grand Prix last race

 

LEWIS HAMILTON opened up a 17 level hole on the prime of the drivers' championship after coasting to victory within the Spanish GP.

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