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Red Bull's Ricciardo wins Hungarian GP, Alonso 2nd
AP
Budapest, July 27, 2014
First Published: 19:52 IST(27/7/2014)
Last Updated: 20:03 IST(27/7/2014)

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, overtaking Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race. Lewis Hamilton, who started from pit lane after crashing during qualifying, was third, holding off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, who started from pole position.

It was Ricciardo's second victory of the season and his career, having won the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal in June.

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Red Bull Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia drives during the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit, near Budapest (REUTERS Photo)

Rain just before the start made conditions difficult at the beginning of the race. Several drivers, including Sebastien Grosjean and Kamui Kobayashi, crashed bringing out the safety car.

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Force India's German driver Nico Hulkenberg loses control during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest (AFP Photo)

Rosberg leads the championship with 202 points, followed by Hamilton with 191 and Ricciardo with 131.

The championship continues after the summer break on Aug. 24 with the Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps.


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