The four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was declassified from the Great Hungary Prize on Sunday and stripped of the second place he achieved at the Hungaroring circuit, reported the International Automobile Federation.
The governing body considered that the Aston Martin of Vettel, which ended up behind the French Esteban Ocon (Alpine), I did not have enough fuel after the race to carry out the post-competition check.
With this reclassification, English Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) rose to second place; while the last drawer of the podium was for the Spanish Carlos Sainz (Ferrari).
This change in the classification also affects the championship since with the points won, Hamilton now has eight units over the Dutchman. Max Verstappen (Red Bull), ninth in the new classification.