After Ferrari's Charles Leclerc resigned from the lead at Paul Ricard.
Hamilton climbed to second place which he kept until the wrap up.
Going too far 10 seconds behind Red Bull's champ Max Verstappen.
A short time later Hamilton, who needed to grab a seat in the cooldown room.
Uncovered his beverages bottle didn't work during the race.
Which made his drive in the boiling hot circumstances to his season-best outcome much harder.
Unwavering quality is one thing that my group has been astounding at.
so an enormous congrats to the group, thinking back to the two manufacturing plants.
The group here who without them, we were unable to get this platform.
George worked really hard today too.