18 July 18:04
Thank you for joining us. We'll see you in two weeks for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
18 July 18:02
Lewis Hamilton wins the 2021 British Grand Prix! What a drive by the defending champion.
18 July 17:59
Lap 50/52: Hamilton passes Leclerc for first place.
18 July 17:56
Three laps remaining and Hamilton is just 1.3sec behind Leclerc. This is going to be a close finish!
18 July 17:55
Lap 48/52: Raikkonen spins out of the race after tangling with Perez.
18 July 17:54
Hamilton has closed the gap to Leclerc to just 2.3 seconds. Hamilton is flying!
18 July 17:48
Lap 43/52: Ferrari informing Leclerc that he can access his engine's full-power. It's a race to the end between him and Hamilton.
18 July 17:45
Lap 41/52: Aston Martin informing Sebastian Vettel that they're retiring the car. This is the first time since 2013 that Vettel retires from a race due to a technical issue.
18 July 17:44
Lap 40/52: Bottas receives a team order to not fight with Hamilton for position. The defending champion passes his team mate corners from lap 41.
18 July 17:43
Lap 40/52: Perez pits again for a set of the Hard tyre. He will be racing to the end of the race.
18 July 17:36
Lap 35/52: Leclerc's race engineer telling him he is on par with the times set by Hamilton and Bottas. Leclerc's reply: "I have plenty of margin left."
18 July 17:35
Daniel Ricciardo defending 5th place from Carlos Sainz. The gap between the two drivers is 0.5sec.
18 July 17:31
Hamilton passes Norris for 3rd place. The driver is now chasing down his Mercedes team mate.
18 July 17:27
Lap 30/52: Leclerc has made his pit stop and his back out in front on the Hard tyre.
18 July 17:21
Upon exiting the pits, Alonso rejoined behind Lance Stroll. But almost as soon as he rejoined the race, he passes Stroll for 9th place.
18 July 17:20
Fernando Alonso comes into the pits and rejoins in 10th place. The Spaniard is having a strong race.
18 July 17:18
Lap 24/52: Norris passes Alonso for 5th place and begins his hunt on Bottas.
18 July 17:16
Bottas is in the pits. They are capitalizing on McLaren's mistake.
18 July 17:15
Lando Norris is in the pits, but an issue on the right rear tyre means he is stationary for six seconds. This has negatively impacted the McLaren driver's race.
18 July 17:14
Lap 21/52: Daniel Ricciardo pits from 5th place and rejoins in 9th. The race leaders are yet to pit.
18 July 17:12
Leclerc manages to eek out 1.7sec over Hamilton. The Mercedes driver complaining over blisters on his front tyres.
18 July 17:10
While Leclerc is struggling with engine issues, the gap to Hamilton came down to under 1.0 second.
18 July 17:03
Lap 14/52: Lando Norris is having a strong drive in third place. He is behind Hamilton and ahead of Bottas.
18 July 16:58
Leclerc is leading the race from Hamilton. The gap is consistent at 1.6 seconds.
18 July 16:54
Lap 8/52: Sergio Perez is up into 13th place having started from the pit lane on the Hard tyre.
18 July 16:49
Lap 5/52: Charles Leclerc leads from Hamilton. This is the first time Ferrari is leading a race since Baku.
18 July 16:46
It's all systems go as the race gets underway!
18 July 16:43
The drivers are making their way around the track. We'll have a standing start from the start-finish line.
18 July 16:28
The race will restart in 15 minutes.
18 July 16:18
The incident between Hamilton and Verstappen is currently under investigation.
18 July 16:09
What an opening lap! Hamilton and Verstappen jostling for position, with Hamilton clipping Verstappen and sending the Red Bull driver out of the race.
18 July 16:01
The formation lap is underway, we'll get things underway in the next few minutes. Stay tuned...
18 July 15:58
Who will reign supreme in front of the Silverstone faithful? Will it be local hero, Lewis Hamilton? Or will Max Verstappen convert his pole into victory? Let's find out!
18 July 15:57
Hallo and welcome to our live coverage of the 2021 British Grand Prix!
17 July 18:00
Thank you for joining us. We'll see you tomorrow for the race.
17 July 18:00
Max Verstappen wins the first sprint race in Formula history! Lewis Hamilton comes home in second place.
17 July 17:59
Lap 17/17: Sergio Perez retires his car.
17 July 17:56
Lap 15/17: Verstappen's gap over Hamilton is 3.0 seconds. The Red Bull has impressive race pace.
17 July 17:52
Lap 12/17: Hamilton complaining about blisters on his right front tyre. He's also looking for more power to take the fight to Verstappen.
17 July 17:47
Lap 10/17: Charles Leclerc is down in 4th place - where he started - but is keeping a consisted gap to Valtteri Bottas ahead of him.
17 July 17:44
Norris is past Alonso and now finds himself in 6th place.
17 July 17:42
Lap 6/17: Sergio Perez loses control and finds himself down in 19th place.
17 July 17:41
Lap 5/17: Verstappen leads from Hamilton by 1.2sec.