Hungarian Grand Prix – Verstappen takes first win at Hungaroring – photos

Red Bull’s Dutchman Max Verstappen won the 37th Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring on Sunday. Thus, the 24-year-old athlete took another step towards his title defense.

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The 2022 Formula 3 Championship started on 31st July 2022 at the Hungaroring in Mogyorod.Photo by Tamas Kovacs/MTI

Verstappen started 10th and won without being challenged by his rivals. The Dutchman took his 28th race win of his career, overtaking three-time World Champion Jackie Stewart (Great Britain) to move into his eighth position in the overall standings.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring in Mogyorod, Hungary on July 31, 2022. Photo credit: Zoltán Balogh/MTI

Eight-time Mogyorod winner and seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton was second, while George Russell, who started from pole position in another Mercedes, was third.

Mercedes of England’s Lewis Hamilton in second place, winner Max Verstappen of Dutch Red Bull, Adrian Newey, chief designer of Red Bull, and George Russell of Mercedes of England in third place (from left) Presentation ceremony for the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 31, 2022 at the Hungaroring Racecourse in Mogyorod, Hungary. Photo credit: Zsolt Czeglédi/MTI

Monaco’s Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) was second in the championship standings but finished sixth in part due to poor team tactics, giving Verstappen an 80-point lead in the standings before the summer break. did.

Winning Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen and team chief technical officer Adrian Newey, followed by British runner-up Lewis Hamilton and his compatriot George Russell of Mercedes, at the Hungaroring in Mogyorod, Hungary in July. I attended the announcement of the results of the Hungarian Grand Prix held in 31st 2022. Photo by Zoltán Balogh/MTI

The award was presented by the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Peter Sijart, the State Secretary for Sport Adam Schmidt and the President of the Hungarian National Automobile Sports Association (MNASZ) Galfas Oller.

The World Championship season resumes on the last weekend of August in Belgium after a four-week summer break.

Source: MTI

Featured image by Zsolt Czeglédi/MTI Hungarian Grand Prix – Verstappen takes first win at Hungaroring – photos

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