Mark Hughes' report: Hamilton's mini-miracle

Mark Hughes' report: Hamilton's mini-miracle

Lewis Hamilton had been convinced victory was out of reach even after securing pole, but Mercedes defied the Hungarian heat and the Briton scored a breakthrough win, as Mark Hughes explains

"It sucks, the way I'm not able to race these guys," said Lewis Hamilton immediately after beating Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull and Romain Grosjean's Lotus to pole. "We'll just have to do the best we can tomorrow."

It was said in the expectation of a race spent going backwards through the pack, trying to keep the Mercedes' rear-tyre temperatures under control. "If we win tomorrow it will be a miracle."

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