- Hamilton takes the championship lead with a commanding Hungarian GP win
- Verstappen finishes 2nd after crashing into barriers just minute before race
Lewis Hamilton made it back-to-back wins by easing to victory at the Hungarian GP. The British racer already won last week’s Styrian GP and his triumph at the Hungaroring catapults him to the top of the 2020 F1 drivers’ standings.
Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas ended up completing the podium. But while it was smooth sailing for Hamilton, it was anything but for the racers behind him as a changing track conditions and high degradation came into play.
Hamilton’s dominant run
Hamilton appeared to be in a class of his own at the Hungaroring. He converted his 90th career pole position into a comfortable victory, 8.7 secs ahead of Verstappen. As a measure of just how dominant the Mercedes driver was, he managed to lap…