THE MOTORSPORT LAP
Hamilton victorious as Kyalami gets good news
The Hungarian Grand Prix this past weekend gave Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton a further lead in the championship
The Hungarian Grand Prix is one that is particularly memorable for Lewis Hamilton as this was the race that he first won at the helm of the Mercedes-AMG in 2013 having switched from McLaren. It was jubilation once again for the Brit as he managed to lead from pole to finish in top podium spot, this following the previous weekend’s emphatic victory at the German circuit where he started in 14th position to ultimately win the race. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) finished second ahead of teammate Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton leads the championship with 218 points, followed by Vettel and Raikkonen. As the season goes on a break, the jostle for the championship will continue on August 26 at the Belgian Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. It was also the World Rally Championship in Finland this past weekend. A masterful drive by Ott Tanak resulted in an impressive victory for the Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team. Tanak sealed the Rally Finland win in emphatic style by claiming his 12...