Sebastian Vettel dedicates Hungarian GP F1 win to Jules Bianchi

Ferrari Formula 1 racer Sebastian Vettel dedicated his Hungarian Grand Prix victory to Jules Bianchi on a highly-emotional day at the Hungaroring

Sebastian Vettel dedicates Hungarian GP F1 win to Jules Bianchi

Prior to the race all 20 drivers, along with the Bianchi family, formed a circle and put their arms around one another as a minute's silence was conducted in memory of Bianchi - who was a member of Ferrari's young driver adademy.

The Frenchman passed away earlier this month from injuries sustained during the Japanese Grand Prix nine months ago, with his funeral held on Tuesday and attended by numerous drivers, including Vettel.

A dramatic race concluded with Vettel claiming the 41st win of his F1 career, taking the cheqeuered flag ahead of Red Bull duo Daniil Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo.

Vettel said: "Incredible day, but this victory is for Jules.

"We know it has been an incredibly tough week, and for all of us very difficult, so this one is for him.

"For all the people within Ferrari, all the Ferrari fans, we knew sooner or later he would have been part of our team, part of this family."

Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne added: "We dedicate this victory to the memory of Jules, a fantastic guy whom we all miss terribly."

With Vettel holding a comfortable advantage in the race, the deployment of the safety car for an incident involving Force India's Nico Hulkenberg put his win under serious threat.

"Definitely from our point of view there was no need for that [the safety car]," Vettel said.

"It obviously made it a lot more interesting in the end.

"We had a great start, obviously it was crucial to get into the lead straight away.

"The car was difficult but great to drive, and it has been a great race, we showed great pace, so thanks to the team for the recovery since Friday.

"Today it just came together, and despite the safety car we still managed to win, so this one is for the team as well."

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