Hamilton matches Schumacher’s wins record

Hamilton faced no opposition from his rivals after teammate Valtteri Bottas retired from the race, the Finn having lost the lead after a mistake while running first.

Max Verstappen finished second in the Red Bull, but was never a threat to Hamilton, who extending his lead to 69 points over Bottas with six races remaining. 

Daniel Ricciardo scored his maiden podium for Renault in third, giving the French manufacturer its first top-three finish in nine years.

Sergio Perez finished fourth in the Racing Point, as teammate Nico Hulkenberg, a last-minute replacement for Lance Stroll, wound up a remarkable eighth despite starting last.

Full report to follow

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