Max Verstappen has won the Hungarian Grand Prix after sailing across the line more than 8s in the distance, as the rest of the field filtered in behind.
The Dutchman started this race in 10th after encountering issues during Qualifying on Saturday but managed to lift his Red Bull nine places to claim his eighth victory of the season and the 28th of his career.
It was a hard-fought battle with the Ferraris leading for the majority of this race, however, the prancing horses managed to drop to P4 (Sainz) and P6 (Leclerc) by the chequered flag.
Joining Verstappen on the podium was the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Pole sitter George Russell in P2 and P3 respectively – a result the team will revel in ahead of the summer season break.
Speaking after the race, today’s victor, Max Verstappen told Sky Sports: “I was at first hoping that I could get close to a podium, but very tricky conditions out there but we had a really good strategy.
“We were really reactive and always pitting at the right time, I thought we had some good out laps, and at the end – even with the 360 – we won the race.
“It was a crazy race and I’m of course very happy that we won it.”
Lewis Hamilton then spoke to reporters and said: I was definitely struggling at the beginning at the race and wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to catch the guys up but bit by bit, I was more comfortable with the balance and had a really good start as well.
“I really want to acknowledge my team who have pushed and never given up in this tough year so far.
“To be on the podium, for both cars to be on the podium twice, it is pretty special for us and really unlucky for George today.
“The others guys still have a bit of an edge but we are clearly closing the gap and this is just an amazing way to go into the break knowing that we have this performance.
“Hopefully we can bring some more into the second part of the season and starting fighting with the guys up front.
“I was hoping it was going to rain at the end so I could challenge Max but we ran out of laps.
“If we had had a bit of a better qualifying yesterday, if the DRS was ok we would have been in the run for the win but two seconds in a row I am really, really happy.”