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Formula 1 2021: Esteban Ocon wins chaotic Hungarian GP

For 24-year-old Ocon, who controlled the race from the front, it marked a maiden win in his 78th Grand Prix and a first victory for the new-look Alpine set-up.
Lewis Hamilton missed the chance to chalk up his 100th victory but did take over the lead in the world championship as France's Esteban Ocon steered his way through a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday to collect his first ever win.
For 24-year-old Ocon, who controlled the race from the front, it marked a maiden win in his 78th Grand Prix and a first victory for the new-look Alpine set-up.
"What a moment! It feels so good!,"
Ocon said
"It's fantastic, what can I say? Congrats to Fernando (Alonso) as well, I think the win is also thanks to him with the fight that he did.
Ocon said
"It's teamwork, it's been a fantastic day!"
Ocon said
Max Verstappen's Red Bull was damaged in a first lap crash, which took out five cars, and he eventually finished 10th, leaving Hamilton to take a six-point lead in the championship.
"Congratulations to the Alpine team and to Esteban for his first win -- he's been a shining star for a long time,"
Hamilton said..
"Today was definitely tough, we always make it difficult for ourselves.
Hamilton said..
"Crazy to think we were the only ones on the grid at the start, but these things happen and we learn from them. I gave it everything and I have nothing left in the end."
Hamilton said..
Mercedes also took over the constructors' championship lead. Going into the summer break they are now 10 points ahead of Red Bull.
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