Method One champion Lewis Hamilton gained the Portuguese Grand Prix for a 97th profession win on Sunday and prolonged his championship lead over Max Verstappen to eight factors.
The Mercedes driver began from second on the grid behind teammate Valtteri Bottas, who completed third behind Verstappen’s Pink Bull and took a bonus level for the quickest lap.
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Hamilton and Verstappen have been within the high two in all three races, with Hamilton successful two of them heading into subsequent Sunday’s Spanish GP.
Bottas took pole to disclaim Hamilton a record-extending 100th, making him the third totally different pole-sitter up to now after Verstappen and Hamilton.
He made a clear begin to maintain off Hamilton and Verstappen however then slipped behind.
The security automotive got here out on Lap 2 of 66 for particles on the monitor when veteran Kimi Raikkonen misplaced his entrance wing and went off into gravel after clipping the left rear tire of his Alfa Romeo teammate Antonio Giovinazzi.