Sebastian Vettel overcame a steering issue to take his 46th career victory in Hungary on Sunday leading home Kimi Raikkonen for a Ferrari 1-2 finish while Mercedes Valtteri Bottas finished the race in third place.

Raikkonen was faster than Vettel during the race and had requested that he would be allowed to overtake Vettel however the team denied the request meaning the Finn secured his eighth podium finish here.

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton was fourth after letting Bottas by right at the end of the race as the triple world champion was unable to battle Raikkonen for second.

Max Verstappen received a 10s penalty after causing an avoidable accident after hitting his team mate Daniel Ricciardo which resulted in Ricciardo retiring from the race bringing out the Safety Car.

McLaren Honda’s Fernando Alonso did a fantastic job for the Woking based outfit as he secured a sixth place finish ‘which was the best result possible’. The double world champion finished the race just ahead of his friend and countryman Carlos Sainz in the Toro Rosso.

Force India’s Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon brought home a double points finish for the Silverstone based outfit as they finished the race in eighth and ninth while Stoffel Vandoorne rounded out the top ten in the second McLaren.

The Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen missed out on the top ten finish with an 11th place just ahead of Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat.

Jolyon Palmer finished the race in 13th place for the Renault Sport F1 Team just ahead of Williams Martini Racing’s Lance Stroll and the Sauber pairing of Pascal Wehrlein and Marcus Ericsson.

Nico Hulkenberg who ran strong all weekend was forced to retire from the race as did Daniel Ricciardo, Romain Grosjean and Paul Di Resta who suffered an oil leak having filled in for Felipe Massa this weekend.

The summer break is up next and here at Paddock Eye we wish everyone a great summer break and we will be back with Belgium.

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