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Jul 26, 2015

Hamilton gets it wrong but still stretches lead

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton made a string of errors at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday but still stretched his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to 21 points.

“Today was one of the worst performances I’ve put in for a long, long time. I was all over the place,” the Briton said after starting on pole, collecting a drive through penalty, dropping to 15th and then finishing sixth.

Jul 26, 2015

Alonso welcomes ‘little present’ of points

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso welcomed a surprise present of points on Sunday as McLaren’s Hungarian Grand Prix went from woe to wonder in the space of a day.

The Spaniard, who had got out and pushed his car when it broke down in qualifying on Saturday, started 15th and finished fifth at the Hungaroring.

Jul 26, 2015

Motor racing-Alonso welcomes ‘little present’ of points

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso welcomed a surprise present of points on Sunday as McLaren’s Hungarian Grand Prix went from woe to wonder in the space of a day.

The Spaniard, who had got out and pushed his car when it broke down in qualifying on Saturday, started 15th and finished fifth at the Hungaroring.

Jul 26, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton gets it wrong but still stretches lead

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton made a string of errors at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday but still stretched his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to 21 points.

“Today was one of the worst performances I’ve put in for a long, long time. I was all over the place,” the Briton said after starting on pole, collecting a drive through penalty, dropping to 15th and then finishing sixth.

Jul 26, 2015

Ricciardo wanted the win but happy with podium

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Former champions Red Bull were back on the Formula One podium for the first time this season in Hungary on Sunday but Daniel Ricciardo felt he could have won.

The Australian finished third with team mate Daniil Kvyat second — and becoming the most successful Russian driver with only the country’s second podium finish — but a victory was definitely on the cards.

Jul 26, 2015

Motor racing-Ricciardo wanted the win but happy with podium

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Former champions Red Bull were back on the Formula One podium for the first time this season in Hungary on Sunday but Daniel Ricciardo felt he could have won.

The Australian finished third with team mate Daniil Kvyat second — and becoming the most successful Russian driver with only the country’s second podium finish — but a victory was definitely on the cards.

Jul 26, 2015

Hungary serves up a race worthy of Bianchi’s memory

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – As if by divine intervention, or some force of fate, Formula One and Ferrari honored Jules Bianchi on Sunday with a Hungarian Grand Prix worthy of the late French driver’s memory.

With the family in attendance, only days after most of the starting grid had attended his funeral in Nice, the Hungaroring served up a thrilling race and the Ferrari victory the 25-year-old would have wished for.

Jul 26, 2015

Motor racing-Hungary serves up a race worthy of Bianchi’s memory

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – As if by divine intervention, or some force of fate, Formula One and Ferrari honoured Jules Bianchi on Sunday with a Hungarian Grand Prix worthy of the late French driver’s memory.

With the family in attendance, only days after most of the starting grid had attended his funeral in Nice, the Hungaroring served up a thrilling race and the Ferrari victory the 25-year-old would have wished for.

Jul 26, 2015

Vettel wins for Ferrari and Bianchi

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Germany’s Sebastian Vettel won an emotional Hungarian Grand Prix for Ferrari and the late Jules Bianchi on Sunday after a crazy race that turned into a rare nightmare for champions Mercedes despite Lewis Hamilton increasing his overall lead.

While Vettel celebrated his second win of the season, only days after the funeral of the team’s French former test driver Bianchi, Mercedes’ double world champion Hamilton finished sixth after starting from pole.

Jul 26, 2015

Motor racing-Vettel wins for Ferrari and Bianchi

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Germany’s Sebastian Vettel won an emotional Hungarian Grand Prix for Ferrari and the late Jules Bianchi on Sunday after a crazy race that turned into a rare nightmare for champions Mercedes despite Lewis Hamilton increasing his overall lead.

While Vettel celebrated his second win of the season, only days after the funeral of the team’s French former test driver Bianchi, Mercedes’ double world champion Hamilton finished sixth after starting from pole.

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