Lewis Hamilton accomplished a dominant win over his rivals Valletri Bottas and Max Verstappen to increase his lead within the 2020 System One world championship.
Lewis Hamilton placed on a grasp class to win his 89 Grand Prix in spa-Francorchamps in Belgian. Whereas doing so, the 6-time world champion surpassed Michael Schumacher’s all-time file of kilometres in lead. Hamilton was adopted by Valletri Bottas within the black Mercedes who challenged him for the lead on the first flip, finishing a clear sweep of the entrance row for the coveted silver arrows.
Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen adopted Bottas and was by no means actually within the operating to problem the dominant Mercedes automobiles. Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo accomplished his finest efficiency of the season ending fourth adopted by his teammate Esteban Ocon. Ricciardo additionally completed the final lap with the quickest lap of the race which gave him an additional level.
Alex Albon within the different Crimson Bull completed in sixth whereas McLaren’s Lando Norris was one of many stand-out performers of the race ending within the seventh place. Pierre Gasley within the Honda-powered Alpha Tauri was arguably the driving force of the day as he managed to complete eighth due to an unbelievable first stint with the laborious tyres. The Racing Level duo of Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez capped off the factors with nineth and tenth.
Notably, not even a single Ferrari powered automobile completed within the factors. The works Scuderia Ferrari automobiles of their 998th method 1 race had a torrid time. Sebastian Vettel completed in thirteenth place whereas Charles Leclerc completed in fourteenth place.
Former Ferrari driver and the 2007 world champion Kimi Raikonnen within the Alfa Romeo completed twelfth. His teammate Antonio Giovinazzi crashed with the William’s of George Russel which triggered the one and solely security automobile of the race. McLaren’s Carlos Sainz who’s going to exchange Sebastian Vettel subsequent yr at Ferrari did not even begin the race with an hydraulics concern.
Lewis Hamilton who heads into subsequent week’s race at Ferrari’s residence observe of Monza as the new favorite, with the ability centric nature of the observe, dubbed the “temple of pace” favouring automobiles with probably the most highly effective engines.
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:49.957
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 8.448s
three Max Verstappen Crimson Bull 15.455s
four Daniel Ricciardo Renault 18.877s
5 Esteban Ocon Renault 40.650s
6 Alex Albon Crimson Bull 42.712s
7 Lando Norris McLaren 43.774s
Eight Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 47.371s
9 Lance Stroll Racing Level 52.603s
10 Sergio Perez Racing Level 53.179s
11 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri 70.200s
12 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing 71.504s
13 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 72.894s
14 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 74.920s
15 Romain Grosjean Haas 76.793s
16 Nicholas Latifi Williams 77.534s
17 Kevin Magnussen Haas 85.