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2018 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the Formula 1 Rolex Magyar Nagydij 2018) was a Formula One motor race held on 29 July 2018 at the Hungaroring in Mogyorod, Hungary. The race was the 12th round of the 2018 Formula One World Championship and marked the 34th running of the Hungarian Grand Prix, and the 33rd time the race had been run as a World Championship event since the inaugural season in 1950.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a 17-point lead over Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers’ Championship, and extended it to 24 points. In the World Constructors’ Championship, Mercedes led Ferrari by 8 points before the race, and they further extended their lead to 10 points.

2018 Hungarian Grand Prix
Race 12 of 21 in the 2018 Formula One World Championship
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Layout of the Hungaroring circuit
Layout of the Hungaroring circuit
Race details
Date 29 July 2018
Official name Formula 1 Rolex Magyar Nagydíj 2018
Location Hungaroring Mogyoród, Hungary
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.381 km (2.722 mi)
Distance 70 laps, 306.630 km (190.531 mi)
Pole position
Driver
  • United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
Time 1:35.658
Fastest lap
Driver Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
Time 1:20.012 on lap 46
Podium
First
  • United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
Second
  • Germany Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari
Third
  • Finland Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari
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Lap leaders

Classification

Qualifying

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:17.419 1:31.242 1:35.658 1
2 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:17.123 1:32.081 1:35.918 2
3 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:17.526 1:32.762 1:36.186 3
4 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:16.666 1:28.636 1:36.210 4
5 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 1:17.829 1:30.771 1:36.743 5
6 10 France Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:18.577 1:31.286 1:37.591 6
7 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:16.940 1:31.178 1:38.032 7
8 28 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:18.429 1:32.590 1:38.128 8
9 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:18.314 1:32.968 1:39.858 9
10 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:17.901 1:33.650 1:40.593 10
11 14 Spain Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 1:18.208 1:35.214 11
12 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:18.540 1:36.442 12
13 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:17.905 1:36.506 13
14 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:18.641 1:37.075 14
15 18 Canada Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:18.560 No time PL1
16 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 1:18.782 15
17 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 1:18.817 16
18 31 France Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:19.142 17
19 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:19.200 18
20 35 Russia Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 1:19.301 19
107% time: 1:22.032
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Race

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 70 1:37:16.427 1 25
2 5 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 70 +17.123 4 18
3 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 70 +20.101 3 15
4 3 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 70 +46.419 12 12
5 77 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 70 +1:00.0001 2 10
6 10 France Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 70 +1:13.273 6 8
7 20 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 69 +1 lap 9 6
8 14 Spain Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 69 +1 lap 11 4
9 55 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 69 +1 lap 5 2
10 8 France Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 69 +1 lap 10 1
11 28 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 69 +1 lap 8
12 27 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Renault 69 +1 lap 13
13 31 France Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 69 +1 lap 17
14 11 Mexico Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 69 +1 lap 18
15 9 Sweden Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 68 +2 laps 14
16 35 Russia Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 68 +2 laps 19
17 18 Canada Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 68 +2 laps PL
Ret 2 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 49 Gearbox 15
Ret 33 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 5 Power loss 7
Ret 16 Monaco Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 0 Suspension 16
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Championship standings after the race

Pos. Driver Points
1rightarrow blue.svg 1 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton 213
1rightarrow blue.svg 2 Germany Sebastian Vettel 189
1rightarrow blue.svg 3 Finland Kimi Räikkönen 146
1rightarrow blue.svg 4 Finland Valtteri Bottas 132
1rightarrow blue.svg 5 Australia Daniel Ricciardo 118
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Constructors’ Championship standings

Pos. Constructor Points
1rightarrow blue.svg 1 Germany Mercedes 345
1rightarrow blue.svg 2 Italy Ferrari 335
1rightarrow blue.svg 3 Austria Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 223
1rightarrow blue.svg 4 France Renault 82
1uparrow green.svg 1 5 United States Haas-Ferrari 66
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