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Lewis Hamilton Wins Crash-marred Tuscan GP, Mercedes Temamate Valtteri Bottas 2nd

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Formula One: Lewis Hamilton gained Tuscan Grand Prix as Valtteri Bottas got here second and Alexander Albon completed third.

  • Associated Press
  • Last Updated: September 13, 2020, 9:29 PM IST


Lewis Hamilton gained a busy Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday to clinch his 90th Formula One win and transfer one behind Michael Schumacher’s document.

The first F1 race on a Mugello monitor with super-fast corners often utilized by MotoGP riders was incident-packed all through. Two crashes on the primary seven laps noticed six drivers exit, and a crimson flag suspended the race for the primary time after the second.

A second crimson flag late on following Lance Stroll’s heavy crash meant one other grid restart on Lap 46 of 59 and gave Valtteri Bottas one other likelihood to beat race chief Hamilton if he made a powerful begin from second.

Hamilton held agency and Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo overtook Bottas, who handed him again to complete second however lose extra floor to Hamilton within the title race.

Bottas pushed arduous and bought to inside 1.1 seconds of Hamilton on the penultimate lap however the British driver clocked a quickest lap on the final one to take a bonus level.

Red Bull driver Alexander Albon drove nicely to complete third and clinch a primary profession podium that may increase his probabilities of holding his seat alongside staff star Max Verstappen subsequent yr.

Hamilton can equal Schumachers document for wins on the Russian GP in two weeks and take a step nearer to matching Schumacher’s document of seven world titles.

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