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Lewis Hamilton takes world title lead after dominant Hungarian GP victory


Formula One defending champion Lewis Hamilton has won the Hungarian Grand Prix with a dominant performance.

The Briton started from pole and quickly surged into a comfortable lead in the early laps to register his 2nd victory in 3 races of the new season after 1 hour 36 minutes and 12 seconds.

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen crossed the finish line 8.7 seconds behind the leader and the other Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas finished 3rd .

Hamilton managed to register his 8th Hungarian Grand Prix victory to tie with F1 legend, Michael Schumacher’s record for the most number of wins at a single venue.

With the result, Hamilton sits at the top of the standings with 63 points while Bottas and Verstappen are 2nd and 3rd respectively with 58 and 33 points.

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