Lewis Hamilton takes dominant Styrian Grand Prix win after Ferraris collide

  • Written by  A.P.,Source:BBC
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton cruised to a comfortable victory in the Styrian Grand Prix.

The world champion's first victory of the year was founded on a stupendous performance in wet qualifying, in which he took pole by more than 1.2 seconds. 

Hamilton led from pole position, headed only at the pit-stops, as team-mate Valtteri Bottas overtook Red Bull's Max Verstappen late on for second.

The Ferraris retired early after colliding with each other on lap one.

It was another dark day for the Italian team, after an uncompetitive showing in qualifying, as Charles Leclerc apologised for a rash move on the first lap that took out both cars.

 

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