Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

20th Jul, 2020. 09:32 am
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British Formula One Racer Lewis Hamilton bags another record after he became the first driver ever to win Hungarian Grand Prix thrice in a row.

According to media reports, the defending six-time champion  Lewis Hamilton controlled a tactical race from lights to flag, making light of changing conditions to deliver his 86th win.

Max Verstappen was a remarkable second, While Bottas came at third.

Talking to media, Hamilton said “Round One was multiple different punches that I wasn’t ready for,”

He said “But I have refocused and we’ve just been on point here right through the weekend.”

Following victory at the Styrian Grand Prix a week earlier, it was the second win for Hamilton this season.

In Styrian Grand Prix, Hamilton was 1.2 seconds faster than second-placed starter Max Verstappen in Q3 and left the Red Bull driver for dead.

Verstappen left with no option but to hold off the other Mercedes Valtteri Bottas.

But Finn took second place with four laps to spare as Verstappen’s Red Bull ran out of steam.

Alex Albon came fourth as the team improved on their misery last weekend when both drivers retired at their home track.

The incident, in the race that made headlines on Monday that two Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc crashed into each other on the opening lap.

Both were forced to retire quickly and 22-year-old Leclerc took the blame for the shunt.

Daniel Ricciardo finished eighth in his Renault ahead of the second McLaren Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat in the 10th.

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