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Six of the Best: Home Victories

Lewis Hamilton heads into his home Grand Prix at Silverstone in desperate need of a victory in front of the adoring British public to get his championship challenge back on track. For all drivers, there's a special affinity with their home race – an extra slice of significance attached to a victory celebrated and shared by a tribal patriotic fervour that adds an extra dimension to the notion of support in F1. Of course, Lewis has triumphed on home soil before, his spectacular demolition of the field at a sodden Silverstone in 2008 one of 20 British home victories in Formula One history. If Lewis needs any extra motivation beyond his own past achievements, he can certainly find favourable...
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