Daniel Ricciardo Wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo, who also took the Canadian Grand Prix, came first ahead of Fernando Alonso of Ferrari in a race in which rain caused several crashes. Lewis Hamilton was third and his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg fourth.

updated: July 27, 2014 20:06 IST
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Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso
Daniel Ricciardo registered his second F1 victory.

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Budapest: Australian Daniel Ricciardo charged to a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix victory on Sunday, his second Formula One win for Red Bull, as a drenched track caused chaos among world championship leaders.

Ricciardo, 25, held off Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to take first place in a race which saw several high-speed crashes after a heavy downpour just before the start changed the course of the race.

Britain's former world champion Lewis Hamilton, who started from the pit lane and span on the first lap, ignored Mercedes team orders to let Nico Rosberg pass, and held onto third place ahead of this teammate.

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