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Hamilton claims first Mercedes win

Hamilton claims first Mercedes win
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Britain’s Lewis Hamilton produced a stunning performance to secure his first win for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday.

The 28 year old, who won here last year with previous team McLaren, managed his tyres wisely and led from start to finish to seal his fourth win at the Hungaroring circuit and 22nd of his career.

Finalnd’s Kimi Raikkonen, bidding for a second triumph this year after clinching the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, had to settle for second place after holding off a late challenge from defending champion Sebastian Vettel.

This result sees the German go into the August break with 172 points to Raikkonen’s 134. Former world champion Fernando Alonso of Spain is currently lying in third place, 1 point further back after finishing fifth.