F1: Max Verstappen dominates in Hungary

F1: Max Verstappen dominating in Hungary


Starting from 10th position, Max Verstappen won the Hungarian Grand Prix, once again taking advantage of poor strategic decisions by Ferrari.

The Red Bull driver saw the checkered flag 7.834s clear of Lewis Hamilton, while George Russell, starting from the lead position, completed the podium. Charles Leclerc, who momentarily led the race, had to settle for sixth place.

The Dutchman thus increased his lead to 80 points at the top of the drivers' classification with 10 races to go by the end of the race. end of the campaign.

Stuck behind… Hamilton

Behind, Lance Stroll led a race full of action, eventually finishing 11th by virtue of a risky two-stop strategy.

After a quiet first stint on soft tyres, Stroll went on the attack in the second. Having overtaken several times, he found himself in eighth position before going through the pits one last time.

Opting again for the soft ones by virtue of an aggressive strategy, he was caught by Daniel Ricciardo during an overtaking attempt. However, he quickly returned to the attack, passing the Australian a few moments later.

Fast, Stroll then found himself behind Lewis Hamilton, who nevertheless had a lead. He tried to overtake him, without success, just before the seven-time world champion stopped.

Then, at the end of the race, Stroll was involved in a tough fight with his teammate Sebastian Vettel for the last available point. Aston Martin then imposed team orders to favor Vettel, who took his tally to 16 points by virtue of 10th position. Stroll has four.

The Formula 1 circus will now take four weeks off before resuming with the Belgian GP at the end of August.