And so the British Grand Prix is in the books, with another Lewis Hamilton victory for Mercedes – his fourth this season and fourth in a row at Silverstone – but with late-race drama spicing up an otherwise lackluster afternoon.
Hamilton’s win was the capper on an afternoon where teammate Valtteri Bottas surged from ninth to second in an excellent comeback drive, Daniel Ricciardo came from near last to fifth, while Ferrari’s race came unglued in the final few laps with a pair of left front tire issues.
Check out the recap of all these stories and more in the post-race edition of the NBC Sports Group original digital series, Paddock Pass, as NBCSN pit reporter and insider Will Buxton wraps up the weekend.
Further Paddock Pass episodes from the weekend are linked below.
Here’s Sunday’s show, below.
Holmatro, a long-time partner of INDYCAR and title sponsor of the Holmatro Safety Team, have renewed a long-standing partnership that will see Holmatro and INDYCAR continue their partnership in a five-year contract extension.
“Holmatro has been a trusted partner and supplier in Indy car racing for more than 20 years,” said president of competition and operations Jay Frye. “Holmatro’s growth parallels some of the great strides made in safety for INDYCAR drivers and teams. We’re pleased to see this partnership continue, as it is a great benefit to everyone in the paddock.”
Holmatro’s relationship with INDYCAR dates back to 1991, when they first supplied tools to the safety team of the CART sanctioned PPG IndyCar World Series. Holmatro branding will continue to be featured on the firesuits, vehicles, and transporters of INDYCAR’s safety team throughout the agreement.
“Holmatro is extremely pleased to extend our partnership with INDYCAR for another five years,” said Tony Barboza, general manager for Holmatro. “We’re extremely proud to be affiliated with the premier on-track safety team in the world. Members of the safety team serve on their home fire departments when not at INDYCAR events and, like them, we believe in constant improvement and innovation. When the race is for life, you can count on the INDYCAR Safety Team and Holmatro rescue tools.”