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Jolyon Palmer column: Lewis Hamilton makes winning in F1 look easy

The British Grand Prix was a momentous result for the World Championship. Two weeks before in Austria, Valtteri Bottas chipped Lewis Hamilton's lead down to 31 points. Had he beaten his Mercedes team-mate to victory at Silverstone it would have guaranteed the Finn brought the gap to within the 25 points drivers get for one race win. When Bottas set pole on Saturday, he looked to have a very good chance to do exactly that. Instead, Hamilton won yet again, at a canter, and not only extended his championship lead to 39 points - thanks to a last-gasp fastest lap as well - but understandably took huge delight in winning his home grand prix. For Bottas, it was a major blow. He has had a good...
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