Leclerc claims first Formula 1 win in Belgium

01 September 2019 - 16:52 By Reuters
Race winner Charles Leclerc of Monaco and Ferrari celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on September 01, 2019 in Spa, Belgium.
Race winner Charles Leclerc of Monaco and Ferrari celebrates in parc ferme during the F1 Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on September 01, 2019 in Spa, Belgium.
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Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc held off Lewis Hamilton to win his first Formula One race on Sunday in the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix.

It was Ferrari’s first win of the season.

Hamilton was second but still extended his lead in the overall standings to 65 points ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas who was third.

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