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Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix

The pilot of Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton won the race, the Belgian Grand Prix, the 11th stage of the Formula-1. For the British, this victory was the sixth of the season, he continues to lead in the standings, said.

The second place was taken by Nico Rosberg – mate Lewis Hamilton for “Mercedes” and his main rival in the championship.

finished third pilot Lotus Romain Grosjean. The Frenchman was on the podium for the first time since November 17 of 2013. Racers “Lotus” with the date and has not yet been held in the Grand Prix at the position above the seventh.

The fourth result showed Daniil Kvyat, at the last stage in Hungary finished second. Russian has scored points in the third race in a row. His partner of Red Bull Daniel Riccardo stopped the fight in the 20th lap due to electrical problems.

The race was held in dry sunny weather, the distance was 43 range. The temperature on the track reached 34-37 degrees. Pirelli is brought on stage two types of rubber – Medium and Soft. The team spent two pit stops. The exceptions were the pilots Toro Rosso Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz, McLaren drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso, as well as the driver Williams Valtteri Bottas – they all stopped three times.

In addition, the Ferrari team chose to Sebastian Vettel tactics one pit stop. For a long time, was in third place, but on the last lap the rear right wheel of the car ran out, and the German walked slowly to the pits, losing nine positions.

Also, the race got off Nico Hulkenberg (Force India – At the start German refused turbine), Pastor Maldonado (Lotus – breaking motor in the third round) and Sainz, to stop the car because of mechanical problems on the 33rd lap.

The next stage of the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Italy, will be held from 4 to 6 September.