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Hungarian GP 2020 | Lewis Hamilton wins half wet half dry Hungary GP

Another race and another new record for Lewis Hamilton and his team...

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Hungarian GP  2020 | Lewis Hamilton wins half wet half dry Hungary GP
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Lewis Hamilton won his consecutive victory after the second race of Austrian GP scoring the 86th win and his eighth victory at the 2020 Hungarian circuit as he matched Michael Schumacher's record for the most wins scored at with his teammate Hungaroring with his teammate, Valtteri P3.
All these records have made by the man himself today where he had a different tire strategy than his teammate. Firstly, most of the cars in the grid started the race with intermediate tires accept both Haas teammates who started with mediums while the track was wet. Lap after lap the track dried quickly until all pitted for slicks.
However, the Brit Hamilton built up a secure gap between himself and his runner-up, Verstappen hasn't been an impendence to Hamilton who producing a 20 second lead over the dutchman who was fighting for second place. However, Hamilton managed to scour the fastest lap later after an extra pit stop with fresh soft tires.
Lewis Hamilton: 
"What an incredible race. Honestly, that was one of my favorites that I've raced, even though I was on my own for the majority, it's a very different kind of challenge and I was pushing hard out there - particularly for the fastest lap at the end. I want to say a huge congratulations to everyone back home at the factory in Brackley and at HPP in Brixworth, they've done such a fantastic job developing and improving for this year and this team just continues to amaze me."
I love working with them and I'm grateful to be able to perform for them on weekends like this. We had great pace today, brilliant pit stops, a fantastic strategy and then, as I was managing those Mediums for a long, long time, at the end it was the perfect time to get on fresh tyres and take that extra point for fastest lap.
"Everything has just been on point throughout the weekend, so we need to try and keep it up. I can't wait for Silverstone now, although I'll miss the energy the fans bring, so I hope I can perform for them there as I know they'll be watching from home."
Valtteri Bottas:
"That was a tough race. Obviously starting second on the grid, you aim to win the race, but I had a bad start and lost a few positions. I reacted to a light on my dash that went off, instead of the start lights, which then meant the car went into anti-stall and I had to do the start again. I lost some ground there and that made the race very difficult for me, as I was fighting right to the very end."
"It was pretty close with Max and I think the gamble to pit late on was definitely worth taking, as it gave me the difference in tyre life. But it didn't quite pay off today. Still, I scored a good haul of points and there's plenty to learn from this weekend, heading to Silverstone."
Toto Wolff:
"A 1-3 result is really satisfying, especially on a track that hasn't always been our favourite in the past. A great result for the team! Lewis had a really good start in those tricky conditions and from there, he was in control of the race, managing his pace and dealing with the curveballs the weather threw at us."
"For Valtteri, obviously he had a difficult start and that dropped him into the midfield, but he fought back well to finish P3. We leave the Hungaroring with three wins out of three races and very happy. The car seems to be in a good place but to maintain it, we know we need to keep working hard and adding performance. Now we're looking ahead to Silverstone in two weeks and we're looking forward to be back there."
Mercedes Facts today: 
- Lewis scored the 86th win of his Formula One career - his second of the 2020 season and eighth at the Hungaroring, matching Michael Schumacher's record for the most wins scored at the same race and the same track.
- Valtteri recovered from a poor start to fight his way back to P3, scoring his second podium finish at the Hungaroring.

- Bottas has finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd in consecutive races to start his 2020 campaign.
- Mercedes teammate, Bottas finished on the Hungary podium for only the second time in his career. He was 3rd here in 2017.

- Lewis scored the additional point for fastest lap, with his 1:16.627 setting a new lap record at the Hungaroring.
- Today's race marks Lewis's 150th race led in F1.
- Lewis (63 points) leads the Drivers' Championship by five points from Valtteri (58 points).
- The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team (121 points) leads Red Bull Racing (55 points) by 66 points in the Constructors' Championship
-  Peter Bonnington, Senior Race Engineer, accepted the Constructors' trophy on behalf of the team

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