F1 REWIND: Watch Hamilton's brilliant 2008 British Grand Prix win in full


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In 2008 Lewis Hamilton could have been forgiven for still dwelling on the fact that he had missed out on the championship the previous year – his debut season – by just a single point.

And when he arrived at Silverstone for the '08 British Grand Prix, he was only fourth in the title standings. But then the heavens opened, and Hamilton came into his own, racing to a dominant home victory while his title rival Felipe Massa could barely keep his Ferrari on the road.

If you want a fuller reminder of the state of play going into the Grand Prix check out our guide here, otherwise, watch the full race in the video above at 1400 UTC (1500 BST) to see then-McLaren man Hamilton showing just why he would go on to become one of F1's most successful drivers ever.

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