February 6, 2023

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Lewis Hamilton wins crash-marred Tuscan GP

MUGELLO, Italy — Lewis Hamilton won a hectic Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday to clinch his ninetieth Formulation One particular earn and shift one particular powering Michael Schumacher’s file.

The first F1 race on a Mugello track with super-quickly corners usually utilised by MotoGP riders was incident-packed through. Two crashes on the first 7 laps observed six drivers go out, and a red flag suspended the race for the first time after the second one particular.

A second red flag late on next Lance Stroll’s significant crash meant yet another grid restart — on Lap 46 of 59 — and gave Valtteri Bottas yet another opportunity to defeat race leader Hamilton if he created a strong start from second.

Hamilton held company and Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo overtook Bottas, who passed him back again to end second but eliminate additional floor to Hamilton in the title race.

Bottas pushed tricky and bought to in just one.one seconds of Hamilton on the penultimate lap but the British driver clocked a speediest lap on the past one particular to get a bonus stage.

Red Bull driver Alexander Albon drove perfectly to end 3rd and clinch a first profession podium that will strengthen his chances of retaining his seat alongside workforce star Max Verstappen future year.

Hamilton can equal Schumacher’s file for wins at the Russian GP in two months and get a phase nearer to matching Schumacher’s file of 7 environment titles.