BUDAPEST, Hungary – Lewis Hamilton gained the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole place on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel.
Hamilton was untroubled as he secured a second straight win, fifth of the season and 67th complete.
Nevertheless Mercedes missed out on a 1-2 as Valtteri Bottas was overtaken by Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen with 5 laps to go.
Bottas and Vettel touched vehicles all through the overtaking switch, with some particles flying off the Mercedes.
In a dramatic finish, Bottas misplaced administration of his car as he bumped Daniel Ricciardo’s Crimson Bull off the observe as he was about to be overtaken.
Bottas was instructed on group radio to current the place once more to Ricciardo, who accomplished a commendable fourth after starting 12th.