Lewis Laps Up COTA | 5th USGP Win, Brit Has F1™ Championship In Sights
After 3 practice sessions and a lap record, British F1 driver Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) claimed his 5th US Grand Prix victory Sunday afternoon at Circuit of The Americas, crossing the line 10 seconds ahead of Ferrari’s 2nd-placed Sebastian Vettel. Relive the thrills of the celebrity-filled weekend of racing here—just click right on the slideshow below. All photography James Stacy.
Slick conditions early Friday for #33 Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) at USGP FP1.
Mechanics prep 2nd-placed Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari before FP1 Friday .
Lewis Hamilton broke the F1 lap record at COTA Friday.
Sebastian Vettel heading into turn 9 during Saturday’s qualifying.
Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen during Saturday's 2017 USGP qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton at turn 9 Saturday. He took pole for Sunday's 2017 USGP.
Hamilton won Sunday's 2017 USGP and Mercedes' 4th consecutive victory in the constructors’ championship.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel claimed second place at the 2017 US Grand Prix Sunday.
A jubilant Lewis Hamilton grabs the camera in celebration after his 5th USGP win.
Hamilton, Sunday’s fastest man on four wheels, pours champagne on Olympic champion Usain Bolt, one of the fastest men on two feet.
British driver Lewis Hamilton and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt strike the iconic "Lightning Bolt" pose in celebration of Hamilton's win.
A victorious Lewis Hamilton sprays fans with champagne.