His main rival for the title, Sebastian Vettel, claimed a third win of the season and reclaimed the lead of the drivers' championship, but Hamilton was focused on the bigger picture.
This weekend is round seven of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship, which takes us to Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, home of the Canadian Grand Prix.
Stroll and Hartley's coming together saw the safety vehicle deployed but that was the extent of the drama.
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In the final five laps, Hamilton pushed Ricciardo hard in the battle for fourth but the Australian - victor at Monaco last time out - just held on with the four-time world champion forced to relinquish his standings lead as he recorded his lowest placing of the season. It's often the best race of the year. "But to sit in that vehicle in front of this crowd - some of it from when I was racing, some from when my dad was racing - it was very special".
"In my opinion Mercedes look really strong, the time they did on the ultrasoft was quick and on the hypersoft I think they would have been doing 1m11s", said the Australian.
"Like every grand prix there's not one person to dedicate it to", said Vettel.
He retired in Azerbaijan after a collision with Ricciardo and in China he tangled with Hamilton and Vettel, finishing fifth after a 10-second penalty demoted him from fourth, while Ricciardo won the race. Grosjean will likely start the race at the back of the grid.
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"I need to look into it to see exactly what it is, but there was a good chunk of time there, definitely in that corner alone there was pole position for sure if I'd figured out how to fix it". Or single lap pace was good too, but today, it just didn't come together.
They should have new pieces for the next race June 24 in Le Castellet in France.
Renault teammates Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz finished seventh and eighth ahead of Force India's Esteban Ocon in ninth, with Sauber's Charles Leclerc scoring the final point in 10th. "Gilles Villeneuve, the favourite driver of Enzo Ferrari. But so far everything went well and I have a good feeling".
Since I first began covering the race, we've been talking about the problems with overtaking, the way drivers tended to lock in to certain places and hold them for the duration. Even given the new engine Vettel had the pace of the field and managed his one-stop race untroubled to the flag.
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