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Hamilton cannot afford to lose on home soil

Lewis Hamilton fans will be out in force Silverstone celebrates its 50th grand prix this weekend with all eyes on Lewis Hamilton as the home favourite with a real chance of winning a race he cannot afford to lose. It has been six years since he won at home in Britain and the Mercedes driver needs a change of fortune more than ever as he seeks to cut team mate Nico Rosberg's 29 point lead in the championship. 'I'm definitely gunning for Silverstone,' the 2008 world champion told reporters ahead of the ninth round of the season. 'Last year, I was more hopeful than ever… that weekend it was definitely gutting not to win, to not bring it home for the country and for the fans. We have...
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