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F1: Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix from pole

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Lewis Hamilton dominated the French Grand Prix at Circuit Paul Ricard Sunday afternoon, leading every lap after starting from the pole en route to his sixth victory of the season.

The Mercedes driver would win take the cross the finish line 18 seconds ahead of second place finisher and teammate Valtteri Bottas.

“I’ve been racing a long time, but it never gets old,” Hamilton said following his victory.

“I couldn’t do what I do without this incredible team. We’re making history together. I’m really hyped”

The win is the tenth consecutive victory for Mercedes in F1, having won every race since the Brazilian Grand Prix last November. It is also the sixth consecutive 1-2 finish for the team – a F1 record.

Charles Leclerc would finish third, taking the final spot on the podium for Ferrari.

Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel were the remaining two drivers to finish on the lead lap, finishing fourth and fifth respectively.

Carlos Sainz would finish sixth, and although Daniel Ricciardo would seventh initially, he was assessed two five-second penalties by officals, which saw him drop to the eleventh position. Kimi Raikkonen, Nico Hulkenberg, Lando Norris, and Pierre Gasly would round out the top ten.

Full race results are below. The next race is the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring on June 30.

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