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Why Hungarian GP was a race to recover from embarrassing errors

Lewis Hamilton may have dominated the Hungarian Grand Prix but his two main Formula 1 title rivals pulled off very different recovery drives after making mistakes before the lights went out

Behind Lewis Hamilton, there was actually a pretty good Hungarian Grand Prix. The trouble for the other 19 drivers in the race was that he simply left them all behind on his way to his 86th Formula 1 career win, from his 90th pole position.

Yet again, Hamilton showed his class in the wet, with a 3.107-second lead on the intermediate rubber at the end of lap one, and from there he was out of reach. As the world champion left his opposition to sort things out between them, attention boiled down to the fight for second place, with Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas each on their own quests to make up for earlier errors.

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