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Hamilton wins British GP after thrilling race

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton seized back control of the British Grand Prix after being overtaken on the first corner to win his fifth race of the season on Sunday and strengthen his Formula One title defense.

A Mercedes one-two was just as forecast — with Nico Rosberg completing a ninth consecutive double podium for them — but a thrilling rain-affected race was a riposte to some of the gloomy paddock talk about the predictability of the sport.

Standings: NASCAR Sprint Cup

As of: Toyota/Save Mart 350
RankDriverPointsPV Rank
1Kevin Harvick6161
2Martin Truex Jr.5632
3Joey Logano5593
4Jimmie Johnson5465
5Dale Earnhardt Jr.5454
6Brad Keselowski5056
7Jamie McMurray4977
8Kasey Kahne4839
9Matt Kenseth4798
10Kurt Busch46911
11Jeff Gordon46210
12Paul Menard45212

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