Hamilton took the lead from his Mercedes teammate and polesitter Valtteri Bottas early in the 60-lap race at the famous German circuit and dominated proceedings without serious challenge from second-placed Max Verstappen in the Red Bull.

Bottas retired through loss of engine power, leaving the way clear for Australian Daniel Ricciardo to claim the final podium spot with Sergio Perez of Mexico fourth in the Racing Point.

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The seventh victory of a truncated season for Britain’s Hamilton has taken him 69 points clear of Bottas in the championship race and well on course to win his seventh world title to bring him level with another of Schumacher’s all-time records.

source: cnn.com


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