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'My heart nearly stopped,' says Hamilton

Race-winner, Lewis Hamilton says his 'heart nearly stopped' during the final moments of the British Grand Prix. The Briton was seemingly cruising to victory having led from the moment the lights went out to signal the start. However, in a nail biting finale, no sooner had Carlos Sainz suffered a puncture to his front-left as his Pirellis gave up after 39 laps, than Mercedes teammate, Valtteri Bottas suffered a similar fate. While the Briton enjoyed a lead of over 30s to Max Verstappen, who had now inherited second from Bottas, the Dutchman had pitted for fresh rubber and was now hunting him down. And at that point Hamilton also suffered a puncture. The gap visibly closing, somehow...
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