Lewis Hamilton hails "another amazing week"

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Lewis Hamilton speaks of his happiness at having helped Mercedes to win the constructors' championship with a ninth victory of the season at the Russian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton has praised the performance of the entire Mercedes team following his triumph at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix this afternoon.

The Briton's victory, coupled with a second-placed finish for Nico Rosberg, secured the constructors' championship for the Brackley-based outfit.

"I'm so happy to be here. We have had another amazing week, Russia and the people have been fantastic and I am looking forward to being here for many more years to come," Hamilton said.

"Nico did a great job to recover today and as a team we did a great job to win the first constructors' championship for Mercedes. It's a wonderful day."

The win, which was Hamilton's ninth of the season, has extended his lead over teammate Rosberg to 17 points at the top of the drivers' standings.

Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP locks up approaching turn two next to Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP during the Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 12, 2014
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