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In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead

Lewis Hamilton strengthened his push for a fifth world title by increasing his championship lead to 24 points on Sunday as he claimed a convincing victory for Mercedes in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The defending world champion came home 17.123 seconds ahead of title rival and fellow four-time champion Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari after the German had survived a collision with Valtteri Bottas, in the second Mercedes.

In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton crosses the finish line to win the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton jumps from his car as he celebrates after winning the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (R) races during the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Top three finishers Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP, Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari celebrate on the podium during the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 29, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF71H on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 29, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Third placed Ferrari's German Driver Kimi Raikkonen steers his car during the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Daniel Ricciardo of Australia driving the (3) Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB14 TAG Heuer on track during the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 29, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas races during the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing walks from his car after retiring during the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 29, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.
In pictures: British driver Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Hungary Grand Prix to build championship lead
Drivers take the start of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit in Mogyorod near Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2018.