[Podcast] Formula 1 British Grand Prix Review

Host Carl Lewis and motorsport journalist Sean Parker review the 2022 British Grand Prix

A maiden Formula One win for Carlos Sainz is the headline in wha was a compelling and dramatic British Grand Prix. The race will be classed as a classic of modern racing, hailed as “Formula One at its best” by Lewis Hamilton, who secured an immense, feisty third behind the Red Bull of Sergio Pérez in second.

After China’s Guanyu Zhou escaped from a massive accident on turn one, where the halo protection saved his life, the record crowd of 142,000 at Silverstone witnessed one of the most enthralling races of the season.

Ferrari’s Sainz came out on top only after a hard, unpredictable battle to seal his first win at his 150th meeting. He becomes, alongside Fernando Alonso, only the second Spaniard to win an F1 race.

Behind him Pérez secured an unlikely second having dropped to 16th at one point and Hamilton delivered one of his most determined performances to take third, equalling his best finish of the season.

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was in fourth with Alpine’s Alonso in fifth. Championship leader Max Verstappen could manage only seventh after he took damage. He now leads Pérez by 34 points and Leclerc by 43 points in the title fight.

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