James Bond, the Spice Girls and Mo Farah among famous faces at 2019 British Grand Prix

Hollywood A-list stars, pop stars and sporting greats all graced the Silverstone circuit this afternoon for the 70th edition of the race.

Monday, 15th July 2019, 10:32 am
Anthony Hamilton - Lewis' dad - was at the home track today with Lewis' brother Nicolas - to watch his son claim the number one spot.
Anthony Hamilton - Lewis' dad - was at the home track today with Lewis' brother Nicolas - to watch his son claim the number one spot.

It was a drizzly morning at the Silverstone Circuit but the rain was not able to dampen the celebrations as Mercedes man Lewis Hamilton made history with his sixth Silverstone win.

The home crowd roared for Lewis as they watched the Briton stretch ever closer to a sixth world title. Speaking after the race he said: "Honestly… I’m a bit out of breath! I cannot tell you how proud I am to be here today in front of my home crowd. I’ve got my whole family here, my team. So many British flags out there; I could see them lap after lap.

"Every year I’ve been coming and I’ve seen it and noticed it and appreciated it. You would think you would get used to something like that but I’ll tell you, it feels like the first time.

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Nicolas Hamilton - Lewis' brother - is a British racing driver whocompetes in the British Touring Car Championship.

"And, I’m just forever grateful for everyone who has come out and spent their whole weekend here. I really hope that you enjoyed the day and God bless you."

Ahead of the afternoon race - the paddock was buzzing with celebrities but notably Daniel Craig managed to draw in the biggest crowd of paparazzi and fans.

Fatal Atrraction star Michael Douglas was a part of today's 141,000-strong crowd too as well as British distance runner Mo Farah, Spice Girls Mel B and Geri Horner and rapper Stormzy. Pictures taken by Kirsty Edmonds.

Spice Girl Geri Horner arrived this morning wearing all white. She is married to Christian Horner who is the Team Principle of the Red Bull Racing F1 team - a position he's held since 2005.
Sebastian Coe, a former track and field athlete and Olympic gold medal winner, headed the successful London bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics and became chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games.
Legendary F1 figure, Eddie Jordan, used to own and run the Jordan F1 team from 1991 to 2005.
Mel B - aka Scary Spice - arrived with Geri Horner.
Phillip Schofield - known for co-presenting This Morning with Holly Willoughby - also graced the paddock this afternoon.
Sir Jackie Stewart is a three-time Formula One world champion and mastered his craft in the late 1960s and early 70s.
McLaren man Carlos Sainz.
HAAS driver Romain Grosjean.
Former F1 Red Bull driver Mark Webber won nine races for the team from 215 starts.
Four-time world championship winner and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel.
Magician dynamo shotto fame after his TV show Dynamo: Magician Impossible, which ran from 2011 to 2014.
Stephen Graham is known for his role as Tommy in Snatch and most recently John Corbett in Line of Duty.
ITV's Alison Hammond appearedon the third series of Big Brother in 2002 and is now a presenter on This Morning.
Daniel Craig - who replaced Pierce Brosnan to play James Bond in 2005 - brought in the biggest crowd. He has played 007 in Casino Royale, Quantum Of Solace, Skyfall and Spectre.
British distance runner Mo Farah won gold in the 2012and2016Olympics in both the 5000m and 10,000m.
Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas.
Joel Dommett is acomedian who was a contestant in I'm A Celeb jungle back in 2016 and now presents the ITV spin-off show.
David Culthard is a former F1 McLaren driver turned presenter, commentator and journalist.
The home crowd roared for Lewis Hamilton on Sunday as he bagged a record six Silverstone wins - stretching his lead over Valtteri Bottas by 39 points.
Broadcaster Eamonn Holmes is best known for presenting This Morning.