Formula 1 2018 Results: Lewis Hamilton Wins In Hungary GP

by IndianAuto Team | 30/07/2018
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It comes as no surprise that Hamilton took his fifth win of Formula 1 2018 and lead over Sebastian Vettel which nailed 67th of his Formula One career.

Lewis Hamilton, the Mercedes-AMG driver, took an uncontested win at the 2018 Formula 1 Hungary Grand Prix, leaving Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to take second place. Sebastian Vettel had a run of bad luck surviving late in the race contact with Valtteri Bottas. 

Lewis Hamilton, the Mercedes-AMG driver, took an uncontested win at the 2018 Formula 1 Hungary Grand Prix

The British driver, conversely, took a comfortable win positioning from the pole and took the win with a massive margin of 17.123s over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. Vettel unluckily had an incident with Bottas, hence, took place in the last stages as the Ferrari driver was passed with just five laps remaining.  

Kimi Raikkonen ended it up with the last spot on the podium, 2.978s off his teammate, turning out to be one of the most consistent drivers on the grid this season.

Kimi Raikkonen finished third on the podium

Starting Fourth, Vettel opted to start the race on Soft Compound options and got a jump on Ferrari team Raikkonen on the opening lap. Using the early pace Vettel then went on the hunt for the two Silver Arrows that were leading the pack. The two Silver Arrows had opted for ultra soft tyres straight off the bat and were milking the grip. As the race went on, Hamilton managed to pull ahead of Bottas, with a healthy gap by the end of Lap 25 when he pulled into the pits. Vettel then seized the vacant lead probably attempting to play on the life of his soft option tyres before pitting late for Ultrasoft.

Here is the result of 2018 race

 Australia  25 Mar 2018  Sebastian Vettel  FERRARI  58 1:29:33.283 
 Bahrain 08 Apr 2018   Sebastian Vettel FERRARI   57 1:32:01.940 
 China 15 Apr 2018   Daniel Ricciardo  RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER  56  1:35:36.380
 Azerbaijan 29 Apr 2018   Lewis Hamilton MERCEDES   51 1:43:44.291 
 Spain  13 May 2018 Lewis Hamilton  MERCEDES    66  1:35:29.972
 Monaco  27 May 2018  Daniel Ricciardo  RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER  78 1:42:54.807 
 Canada  10 Jun 2018 Sebastian Vettel  FERRARI   68 1:28:31.377 
 France  24 Jun 2018  Lewis Hamilton  MERCEDES   53  1:30:11.385
 Austria  01 Jul 2018 Max Verstappen   RED BULL RACING TAG HEUER  71  1:21:56.024
 Great Britain 08 Jul 2018  Sebastian Vettel  FERRARI   52 1:27:29.784 
 Germany  22 Jul 2018  Lewis Hamilton  MERCEDES   67 1:32:29.845 
Hungary   29 Jul 2018  Lewis Hamilton  MERCEDES   70  1:37:16.427

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