He also is seeking a 21st major championship overall ... The 40-year-old Swiss star has won a men's-record eight singles championships at the All England Club but hasn't competed anywhere because of knee problems since a quarterfinal loss at the grass-court tournament a year ago ... He had won three consecutive V8 Supercars championships in Australia.
Whilst Silverstone this weekend, the historical home of F1, was certainly no exception, the feeling of optimism around this great sport just seemed that much more tangible ... The reality is that F1 once again showed the amazing developments in car and driver safety, combined with the effectiveness of safety barriers and the response teams.
Leading F1 ... Although the Dutchman was unlikely to have received a warm welcome at Hamilton'shome race anyway given their bitter championship feud that resulted in Verstappen winning his first F1 crown on the last lap of a highly controversial Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last year.
Horner, whose team lead both F1 world championships, told a news conference at the British Grand Prix it was already too late in the current season to intervene and make changes ... "I think that it's too late in the day to be introducing changes for next year," said Horner. "We have a governance for that ... "This will affect design and development ... ....
Championship leader Max Verstappen could manage only seventh after he took damage. It was Sainz’s first F1 win on the occasion of his 150th race and could not have been a more gripping affair ... to seal the place to become only the second Spaniard to win in F1, alongside Alonso.