Lewis Hamilton Thanks Fans, Flag Power as Title Looms

Lewis Hamilton, who registered his fifth consecutive victory, has taken a 24-point lead over Mercedes team-mate and nearest rival Nico Rosberg.

Updated: November 03, 2014 14:03 IST
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Lewis Hamilton with the US GP trophy

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Austin: A serene Lewis Hamilton increased his lead in the world championship to 24 points and then thanked his fans for their support after he swept to victory in the United States Grand Prix.

It was his fifth consecutive victory, his 10th of the season and the 32nd of his career -- one more than Nigel Mansell -- making him the British driver with the most career successes in Formula One.

"I feel very privileged to be at the top of the British winners," he said. "It means so much.

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