F1 Hungarian Grand Prix LIVE RESULTS: Hamilton leads with race red flagged as Bottas crashes into both Red Bulls

LEWIS HAMILTON has had a dream start at the Hungaroring in an almost carbon copy of Silverstone.

But this time it was team-mate Valtteri Bottas causing carnage as he crashed into Lando Norris and both Red Bulls.

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  • Marc Mayo

    RED FLAG

    The race has been paused.

  • Marc Mayo

    STILL UNDER YELLOW FLAGS

    Max Verstappen pits and a bit of body work flies off, Norris also comes in.

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    BOTTAS TOOK OUT BOTH RED BULLS

    The slow Valtteri Bottas start saw him brake too late and fly into Lando Norris, who had launched very nicely.

    Norris then collected Max Verstappen, who is still running, before Bottas took out Sergio Perez.

    Perez and Lance Stroll are also out. Madness.

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    BOTTAS OUT

    Valtteri Bottas started slowly and was caught in the mayhem…

    And Charles Leclerc has pulled up too!

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    LOTS OF DEBRIS

    It was a multi car pile-up that sent drivers into the run-off area but fortunately they all avoided the barriers, for now…

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    LIGHTS OUT… WE'RE RACING!

    Big smash takes out Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas!!

    Lewis goes clear!

    And Antonio Giovinazzi jumps into the pits for tyres on the formation lap – that's a gamble.

  • Marc Mayo

    TYRE CHANGES

    It's intermediate tyres for the entire grid…

    Lance Stroll is told via team radio to expect 25 minutes of this rain, as we reported earlier, before it gets *heavier*.

    This could be a classic.

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    FORMATION LAP

    A reminder of the front three rows of the grid…

    1. HAM
    2. BOT
    3. VER
    4. PER
    5. GAS
    6. NOR

    Credit: Getty
  • Marc Mayo

    RAIN TO CONTINUE

    Antonio Giovinazzi is told over team radio that the rain will maintain this intensity for the next half hour.

    That will probably mean a dry tyre start… but will there be a couple of last-ditch wet switchers?

    Credit: Getty
  • Marc Mayo

    SLICKLY DONE

    Lando Norris tells Sky Sports that he is sticking with dry tyres despite a continuing drizzle in Budapest.

    The cars will be able to clear a racing line quite comfortably after a couple of laps – presuming the rain does not get any heavier.

    Charles Leclerc still has his ice pack vest on, mind.

  • Marc Mayo

    TRIBUTES TO BRANDS HATCH MARSHALL

    Formula One drivers, team staff and supporters have paid tribute to a marshall who died at Brands Hatch yesterday.

    The incident occurred at the Kent circuit on a Saturday afternoon race day after a car crashed and hit two people.

  • Marc Mayo

    RAIN IS A COMING

    There are a few drops falling on the television cameras, one of which pans to Red Bull boss Christian Horner sorting out the ruffled coat hood of his boss, Helmut Marko, in quite charming scenes.

    The rain could fall into the Red Bulls' hands as Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen are on the quicker, less durable Softs at the start with both Mercedes on the Medium tyres.

    If a downpour falls at Lap 10 or so, and the Red Bulls have been able to grab track position, they will have fully lucked in…

  • Marc Mayo

    HAMILTON MILESTONE

    Today could mark Lewis Hamilton's 100th race win, two weeks after he bagged his 100th pole position.

    He is also chasing his ninth victory in Hungary – no racer has ever won so many races around a single circuit.

  • Marc Mayo

    ORANGE ARMY

    Lewis Hamilton was the home favourite last time out but there is certainly a more mixed feeling about Hungaroring today.

    Max Verstappen's loyal Dutch following is out in force with a number of Finnish flags backing Valtteri Bottas – and a fair few Brits also about.

    Credit: Splash
    Credit: Splash
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    HUNGARY FOR SUCCESS

    Lewis Hamilton is expecting a strong performance in Hungary today.

    And he has backed his Mercedes to lead the pack even if he is overtaken at the start of the Grand Prix.

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    DOWNPOUR

    It could be a wet one in Hungary today…

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    ENGINE CHANGE

    Max Verstappen has been forced to change his engine ahead of today's race at the Hungaroring.

    However, he will not be given a grid penalty.

    A Honda statement read: "During post-qualifying checks we noticed something on Max's PU which might have developed over the course of the weekend, likely to be an after-effect of the Silverstone crash.

    "We have therefore changed it for a new PU of the same specification.

    "According to the regulation, Max is allowed to start from his third position on the grid with no penalty incurred."

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    WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK

    A Red Bull boss has PRAISED the Hungarian Grand Prix crowd for booing Lewis Hamilton.

    Team Advisor Helmut Marko said: "We knew that Hamilton was very, very fast.

    “But we thought we could at least get Bottas on the second attempt.

    "But with his games that the audience acknowledged with their great whistling, Hamilton prevented Max from doing a quicker time.

    “From a sporting point of view, I don’t see that as the right thing to do.”

  • James Orr

    FROM BEN HUNT AT THE HUNGARORING

    Lewis Hamilton  lapped up the booing mob as he took the 101st pole position of his career.

    The world champion's bitter feud with Red Bull rival Max Verstappen has spilled over into the grandstands at the Hungaroring, with the Dutchman's orange army backing their driver.

    There were banners in the stands; one said "Sir Cheat: Karam is on its way!" as they blame the Brit for taking out their hero at Silverstone.

    But Hamilton, who is going in search of his 100th Formula One victory tomorrow, took it on the chin as Verstappen blew his top as tempers boiled over.

    Former F1 driver Johnny Herbert tried to quell the boo-boys as he interviewed the pole-sitter, but Hamilton said: "People have a right. This is a sport and people act wildly. It is sport, it is a competition and I don't take it to heart.

    "In the end, I must be doing something right to be up the front!

     "I appreciate the great support I've had here. I've never actually felt so great with the booing. If anything, it just fuels me. So I don't really mind."

  • James Orr

    HAMILTON ON POLE

    Lewis Hamilton will start from pole for the Hungary Grand Prix after topping qualifying.

    Rival Max Verstappen in third.

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    THE TOP 10 FOR HUNGARY GP

    How the grid will look for tomorrow's race:

    1. Hamilton
    2. Bottas
    3. Verstappen
    4. Perez
    5. Gasly
    6. Norris
    7. Leclerc
    8. Ocon
    9. Alonso
    10. Vettel
  • Ben Hunt

    LEWIS HAMILTON TAKES POLE FOR THE HUNGARIAN GP

    The Mercedes man is unable to better his time and it remains Hamilton, Bottas and Verstappen.

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    HERE WE GO THEN…

    But we have a slow train of cars and Hamilton just crosses the line in time for a second crack.

  • Ben Hunt

    MAX HAS MORE IN THR TANK

    Verstappen to his team: "I don't know why but I just had a lack of grip on this set."

  • Ben Hunt

    WOAH – HAMILTON FINDS A STONKING LAP

    The stands go silent as the Brit goes quickest on his first attempt with a time 0.550 seconds quicker than the Red Bull man.

    It is Hamilton on provisional pole, then Bottas, then Verstappen.

    Five minutes to go….

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