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Video explainer: The Independent explains exactly what Hamilton needs to do on Sunday to be crowned champion

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 09 July 2013

Lendl convinced conqueror Murray is the best around

Shining example: Lewis Hamilton clinches pole position for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton beats 'disasters' to snatch pole from Sebastian Vettel in Germany

Lewis Hamilton stands his best chance of winning a race for his new Mercedes team after beating local hero Sebastian Vettel in a tense fight to secure pole position for today's German Grand Prix here.

Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton confirm split

Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger has split up with her Formula 1 star boyfriend Lewis Hamilton, her publicist confirmed today.

Pirelli said that the exploding tyres were ‘unforeseen’

Pirelli in the dock after FIA calls urgent meeting over tyre concerns

Tyre manufacturer admits to being in the dark as to why blowouts ruined British GP

British Grand Prix: Drivers threaten boycott as tyre fears explode

Felipe Massa calls for action over safety issues caused by shredded wheels at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton navigates the track with the blown tyre that ruined his chances of a home GP win

British Grand Prix: Tyre failures by lap

The British Grand Prix was yesterday overshadowed by a string of tyre failures that will lead to serious questions being asked of manufacturer Pirelli.

All smiles: Lewis Hamilton celebrates his Silverstone pole

Lewis Hamilton: This car can repeat my 2008 triumph in British GP

Briton starts on pole today – but Scot Di Resta is sent to back of the grid

The sporting week ahead (30/06/13)

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Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Formula One grand prix on Saturday

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton secures pole at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position for his home British Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with German team mate Nico Rosberg qualifying alongside him in an all-Mercedes front row.

Mercedes lead the pre-qualifying practice laps as Lewis Hamilton seeks home victory

Nico Rosberg pipped Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two at Silverstone on Saturday as the heat raced up for the British Grand Prix.

Paul di Resta on his way to an ‘excellent result’ in Canada

British Grand Prix: Paul Di Resta raises his game

Hamilton and Button may have to cede limelight to another Brit this weekend

Lewis Hamilton at a press conference in Monte Carlo

Lewis Hamilton given backing by Mercedes team

The former world champion has been outpaced by his team-mate Nico Rosberg at times this season

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel leads Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Montreal

Canadian Grand Prix: Rivals have no answer to Sebastian Vettel’s bullet run as German wins in Red Bull

Hamilton and Alonso fight a heroic battle but it was only ever  to be called second best

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel leads Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Montreal

Rivals have no answer to Sebastian Vettel’s bullet run as German wins Canadian Grand Prix in Red Bull

Hamilton and Alonso fight a heroic battle but it was only ever  to be called second best

Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix

F1: Sebastien Vettel takes pole at the Canadian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix, ending Mercedes' hopes of a fifth successive start from the top slot.

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