Hamilton wins Hungarian GP for career 86th GP win to move five wins behind Schumacher's F1 record

Hamilton wins Hungarian GP for career 86th GP win to move five wins behind Schumacher’s F1 record

Lewis Hamilton has won his career 86th grand prix after claiming the 2020 Hungary grand prix on Sunday to move five wins closer to Michael Schumacher’s 91 record grand prix win.

The British super star who won with ease on Sunday for his record 8th Hungarian grand prix equalled Michael Schumacher’s single-venue record.

Michael Schumacher won the French GP eight times when it was held at Magny-Cours.

Lewis Hamilton claimed a 9-second margin win over second-place Max Verstappen who should have no place on the podium after crashing and breaking his Red Bull car’s front wing in wet conditions before the race.

Valtteri Bottas finished third to complete the podium places.

Hungarian GP: Top 10 result
1. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes
2. Max Verstappen, Red Bull
3. Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes
4. Lance Stroll, Racing Point
5. Alexander Albon, Red Bull
6. Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari
7. Sergio Perez, Racing Point
8. Daniel Ricciardo, Renault
9. Carlos Sainz, McLaren
10. Kevin Magnussen, Haas

The win has returned Lewis Hamilton to the top of the drivers table with 63 points while with 58 Valtteri Bottas goes back to 2nd place on the standings.

Drivers Standings
1. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 63
2. Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes 58
3. Max Verstappen, Red Bull 33
4. Lando Norris, McLaren 26
5. Alexander Albon, Red Bull 22
6. Sergio Perez, Racing Point 22
7. Lance Stroll, Racing Point 18
8. Charles Leclerc, Ferrari 18
9. Carlos Sainz, McLaren 14
10.Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 9

Tope Adefala

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