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2014-07-28 14:50:25

Daniel Ricciardo takes the podium in the Hungaroring

Red Bull is still in the 2nd spot in the Manufacturers World Championship standings

Ricciardo triumphed in what is considered by many to be the best race of the year

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triumphed in what is considered by many to be the best race of the year. Ricciardo had a brilliant victory as he took the lead from Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso in the closing laps.

The first big change in the results came following the spinning of Marcus Ericsson's CaterhamCaterhamCaterhamUnited Kingdom, 1973 > present9 models
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. The leaders of the race at that point, Rosberg, Valterri Bottas, Sebastian Vettel and Alonso were unable to pit due to the safety car, with almost all the other pilots managing to make their pit stop, which totally switched up the order of the pilots. However when the four leaders managed to pit, Ricciardo took the oportunity to emerge as the new leader in the ranking, followed by Jenson Button in second.

The second big moment came on lap 54 when Ricciardo pitted to change tires, allowing Alonso to take the lead. Hamilton showed up in second followed by Rosberg who had adopted a different strategy and therefore still had to pit again. At that point MercedesMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzGermany, 1924 > present197 models
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asked Hamilton to let Rosberg pass him, which the British did not accept. Rosberg eventually pitted on lap 56 but this resulted in a drawback to seventh place and a delay of 20 seconds, which he would quickly recover.

Despite several attempts, Hamilton did not manage to take the lead from Alonso and quickly found Ricciardo at his heels. The Australian made ​​a few attempts before passing the British just four laps from the finish line. One lap later he passed Alonso and won the second Grand Prix of his career.

Check here the Drivers and Manufacturers World Championship standings.

Results Hungarian Grand Prix
Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired
1 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-Renault 70 1:53:05.058
2 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 70 +5.2 secs
3 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 70 +5.8 secs
4 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 70 +6.3 secs
5 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 70 +29.8 secs
6 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 70 +31.4 secs
7 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 70 +40.9 secs
8 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 70 +41.3 secs
9 25 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Renault 70 +58.5 secs
10 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 70 +67.2 secs
11 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 70 +68.1 secs
12 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 70 +78.4 secs
13 13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault 70 +84.0 secs
14 26 Daniil Kvyat STR-Renault 69 +1 Lap
15 17 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 69 +1 Lap
16 4 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 69 +1 Lap
Ret 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 32 ERS
Ret 10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 24 Fuel system
Ret 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 22 Accident
Ret 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 14 Accident
Ret 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 10 Accident
Ret 9 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 7 Accident


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