Lewis Hamilton arrives on home soil this weekend looking for a record sixth British Grand Prix success.
The Mercedes star is already well on his way to claiming a sixth world title, which would put him just one behind Michael Schumacher’s record haul of seven.
But before that he has the chance to make history at Silverstone. Hamilton is already the most successful driver in British GP history, level on five wins with British legend Jim Clark and French ace Alain Prost.
Multiple winners of British Grand Prix
|5||Jim Clark||1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967|
|Alain Prost||1983, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1993|
|Lewis Hamilton||2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017|
|4||Nigel Mansell||1986, 1987, 1991, 1992|
|3||Jack Brabham||1959, 1960, 1966|
|Niki Lauda||1976, 1982, 1984|
|Michael Schumacher||1998, 2002, 2004|
|2||Jose Froilan Gonzalez||1951, 1954|
|Alberto Ascari||1952, 1953|
|Stirling Moss||1955, 1957|
|Jackie Stewart||1969, 1971|
|Emerson Fittipaldi||1972, 1975|
|Jacques Villeneuve||1996, 1997|
|David Coulthard||1999, 2000|
|Fernando Alonso||2006, 2011|
|Sebastian Vettel||2009, 2018|
|Mark Webber||2010, 2012|
And Hamilton is firm favourite to take the win on Sunday – indeed he is odds-on at 4/6 to see the chequered flag.
OddsMonkey spokesman Peter Watton commented: “2019 has been a wonderful season for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes so far, looking imperious.
“But Hamilton has many targets still ahead of him and one he will be set on is becoming the most successful driver ever at the British Grand Prix, and that should happen this weekend.”
Selected odds for British Grand Prix:
Lewis Hamilton – 4/6
Valtteri Bottas – 9/2
Sebastian Vettel – 6/1
Charles Leclerc – 6/1
Max Verstappen – 10/1
*Odds correct at time of writing
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