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Verstappen ends Mercedes' dominance with superb 70th Anniversary GP victory

Max Verstappen claimed a brilliant win in Formula 1's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, bringing an end to the dominance of Mercedes which had claimed victory in the opening four races of the 2020 season. Verstappen started fourth and quickly overhauled Racing Point's Nico Hulkenberg on the opening lap as polesitter Valtteri Bottas fended off an early challenge from team-mate Lewis Hamilton. What quickly became apparent was that the race would be a game of tyre management as those around Verstappen who started on the mediums quickly found them blistering, forcing them to make early stops. Bottas came in on Lap 14 to switch to the hard tyre, swiftly followed by Hamilton, whilst...
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