Lewis Hamilton desperate to dominate British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practise for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 15, 2014
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Lewis Hamilton admits that he is desperate to end a run of five races without a victory at the British Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton has declared his intention to dominate the British Grand Prix from start to finish this weekend as he prepares for the race in front of his home supporters.

Recent disappointments have seen Hamilton fall 29 points behind Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the World Championship standings, but he is hoping to go one better at Silverstone following his climb from last place to finish fourth a year ago.

"I'm definitely gunning for Silverstone," the 29-year-old told The Guardian. "Last year I was more hopeful than ever since I won at Silverstone.

"It was definitely gutting to not win, to not bring it home for the country and for the fans, although I came through from last to fourth. We have another chance this year and I'll be doing absolutely everything to make sure we're in front."

Hamilton has not recorded victory at Silverstone since his title-winning season of 2008.

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes sits in his car during a practise session of the F1 Spanish Grand Prix on May 9, 2014
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3Red Bull184
4Force India101
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso39
7Haas29
8Renault26
9McLaren11
10Sauber5
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18Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren1
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Jolyon PalmerRenault0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
23Paul di RestaWilliams-Mercedes0