Hamilton beats pole-sitter Verstappen to win Hungarian Grand Prix

04 August 2019 - 17:01
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and team celebrate winning the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and team celebrate winning the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Image: REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Lewis Hamilton denied pole-sitter Max Verstappen to win a gripping Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Verstappen led until lap 66 of 70 when Hamilton took the lead helped by a brilliant pit strategy by his Mercedes team.

This was Hamilton’s 81st Grand Prix triumph and it extended his lead in the Formula one drivers’ championship.


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