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2015 Belgian GP: Hamilton wins in Spa as Vettel suffers with tyre blew

2015 Belgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins in Spa as tyre blew costs Vettel P3


Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix from the pole position, holding off his nearest rival and teammate Nico Rosberg and extend lead in the drivers’ standings.

Rosberg recovered from a poor start to secure a one-two result for Mercedes, Romain Grosjean took third place for Lotus, Spa marked his 10th F1 career podium finish since the US Grand Prix in 2013. The Frenchman gifted third place an advantage of a late puncture for Sebastian Vettel.

Ferrari struggled too much on their 900th race with Vettel seeing his opportunity of a podium finish but its fade away when his tyre blew on the penultimate lap.

“An amazing weekend again, it was an incredible job done by the team,” Hamilton said on the podium after his 39th career win. “Today was a dream and the car was fantastic all weekend.”

Rosberg was left to reflect on another second place and a gap to Hamilton in the standings which now cannot be bridged in just one race.

“Lewis did a great job and deserved the win,” he said. “I tried to challenge him but not enough.

“I am rushing off after this because we are expecting our first child any moment. It is an exciting time and I look forward to next week.”
Main race results: F1 Belgian Grand Prix

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