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Prince Harry and F1 champion Lewis Hamilton open Silverstone museum

SILVERSTONE, England — Prince Harry and Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton opened a new museum on Friday at Britain’s Silverstone race circuit, in one of the prince’s last public duties before he quits as a working member of the royal family this month.

Harry arrived in an electric car driven by six-time world champion Hamilton and was greeted by dignitaries including former world champion driver Damon Hill.

The pair also met F1 drivers George Russell and Alex Albon, along with local schoolchildren.

Silverstone was an airbase during World War Two and the first British Grand Prix of the modern era was held there in 1948.

The museum houses cars and bikes from 70 years of racing at Silverstone in central England, with interactive games and replicas for visitors to try.

On Thursday, Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, attended an awards ceremony for wounded

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