Vettel victorious at Hungaroring

By on Sunday, July 30, 2017

Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel expands his championship lead after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday over team mate Kimi Raikkonen. The four-time Formula One champion won the race from the pole, leading all 70 laps to secure his 46th career Formula One victory, his fourth of the season and his second at the Hungaroring. The triumph also gave Vettel some breathing room in the championship. Vettel came into Hungary with only a one-point lead over his nearest pursuer, Lewis Hamilton, but leaves with a 14-point advantage.

Race results:

1.   S. Vettel Ferrari 1:39:46.713  
2.   K. Raikkonen Ferrari +0.908  
3.   V. Bottas Mercedes +12.462  
4.   L. Hamilton Mercedes +12.885  
5.   M. Verstappen Red Bull +13.276  
6.   F. Alonso McLaren +1:11.223  
7.   C. Sainz Jr. Toro Rosso +1 Lap  
8.   S. Pérez Force India      +1 Lap  
9.   E. Ocon Force India +1 Lap  
10.   S. Vandoorne McLaren +1 Lap  
11.   D. Kvyat Toro Rosso +1 Lap  
12.   J. Palmer Renault +1 Lap  
13.   K. Magnussen Haas +1 Lap  
14.   L. Stroll Williams +1 Lap  
15.   P. Wehrlein Sauber +2 Laps  
16.   M. Ericsson Sauber +2 Laps  
17.   N. Hulkenberg      Renault +3 Laps  
  Did not finish      
18.   P. di Resta Williams +10 Laps  
19.   R. Grosjean Haas +50 Laps  
20.   D. Ricciardo Red Bull +70 Laps

Nine races remain on the 2017 Formula One calendar, with the next event coming in four weeks with the Belgian Grand Prix between 25-27 August at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. 

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