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Mixed emotions for fans watching Formula One championship decider from Silverstone

There were mixed emotions for the fans who gathered at Silverstone to watch the final F1 race of the 2016 season.

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HAPPY MAN - Lewis Hamilton savours his British GP win on Sunday (Picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

BRITISH GP: Dream time for Lewis Hamilton as he claims fourth Silverstone victory

Lewis Hamilton said a fourth British Grand Prix triumph goes beyond his ‘wildest dreams’ after he moved to within a solitary point of championship rival Nico Rosberg.

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THUMBS UP! - Lewis Hamilton enjoys his win at Silverstone (Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

BRITISH GP: Lewis Hamilton makes it a hat-trick with Silverstone victory

Lewis Hamilton delighted his home crowd by completing a hat-trick of consecutive victories at the British Grand Prix.

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Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for today's British Grand Prix at Silverstone

BRITISH GP: Pole star Hamilton revels in Silverstone qualifying pressure

Home favourite Lewis Hamilton admitted he revelled in the pressure of bouncing back from a qualifying scare to claim pole position for Sunday’s British Grand Prix (start 1pm).

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Lewis Hamilton

BRITISH GP: Great start to Silverstone weekend for Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a near perfect start to his British Grand Prix weekend after soaring to the top of the timesheets while title rival Nico Rosberg’s troubled week took another turn for the worse.

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Jenson Button

BRITISH GP: Jenson Button not treating Silverstone date as his last

Jenson Button insists he will not treat Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone as his last appearance in front of his home crowd despite facing an uncertain future beyond this season.

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Lewis Hamilton

BRITISH GP: Hamilton will continue racing approach at Silverstone despite threat of sanctions

World champion Lewis Hamilton will not change his racing approach despite Mercedes issuing him and team-mate Nico Rosberg with their final warning ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend.

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Major traffic warning ahead of British Grand Prix

Motorists using the M1 and the A43 in the East Midlands and the M40 around Oxfordshire, are being advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys ahead of this week’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

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The Northampton Knights karting team

KARTING: Knights finish in style to secure third spot

The Northampton Knights karting team made the trip up to Teeside Autodrome in Middlesbrough for the final round of the Elite Karting League.

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The British Grand Prix has been confirmed for Silverstone in 2016, after a week of rumours about the future of the event

British Grand Prix at Silverstone confirmed for 2016

The British Grand Prix has been confirmed for Silverstone in 2016, after a week of rumours about the future of the event.

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HAPPY MAN - Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

Hamilton gets pit-stop calls right to claim third British GP victory

Lewis Hamilton praised his own pit-stop calls as he completed a hat-trick of home victories by winning an entertaining British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

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SETTING THE PACE - Lewis Hamilton on  his way to claiming pole position at Silverstone today (Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Home delight for Hamilton as he claims British GP pole at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton will start the British Grand Prix from pole position after edging out title rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in front of his home fans.

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Jenson Button

Brit Button demanding big McLaren improvement at Silverstone

Jenson Button has demanded a ‘big improvement’ from McLaren for the remainder of the season, but insists he is not ready to call time on his 16-year Formula One career.

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HAPPY MEMORIES - Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2008 British GP at Silverstone

Hamilton targeting hat-trick of British GP wins at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton has targeted total domination of this weekend’s British Grand Prix as he bids for a hat-trick of victories in front of his expectant home crowd.

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Nico Rosberg celebrates his win in Austria

Rosberg says he has the belief to beat Mercedes team-mate Hamilton

Nico Rosberg has revealed he struggled with a lack of self-belief after watching Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton dominate the early phase of this season.

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Graham Tebbutt (left) taught the ropes by Electrikes inventor, Pierce

Three-wheeled racing proving popular at Northampton track

They can be frustrating and even annoying to try to master as a novice, but above all else, they are exciting and terrific fun.

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MK Racing hoping to seal third place in championship

F1 sidecar racing team MK Racing travelled to Snetterton in Norfolk for round six of the RKB Bemsee Club Championship.

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HAPPY MAN - Lewis Hamilton celebrates his win in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday

Hamilton delighted to right qualifying wrongs in the British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton recovered from what he described as “a real kick in the teeth” to deliver a vital blow to Nico Rosberg in their battle for this year’s Formula One World Championship.

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Jenson Button

BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Button focusing on Silverstone, and nothing else

Jenson Button is more focused on getting McLaren back to the front this season than sitting down to discuss a new contract.

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GEARING UP FOR SILVERSTONE - Lewis Hamilton

BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Hamilton insists F1 title fate is in his hands

Lewis Hamilton is confident his talent alone can carry him to this year’s Formula One world title.

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