Sebastian Vettel's joy did not last long ... And Lewis Hamilton, grateful

The German was declassified from the Hungarian GP because his Aston Martin did not have enough fuel to be controlled.

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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.

Sebastian VettelAccording to the rules, a one-liter fuel sample can be taken from a car at any time during the event. In the case of the German they could only collect 300 milliliters.

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.

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  1. It is very clear that the only thing they are trying to do is that Verstappen cannot be the champion this F1 season is scandalous. It seems that there is an intention that Mercedes is champion at all costs.

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