Race Recap: Vettel draws level with Senna on all-time win list with victory in Hungary


Sebastian Vettel drew level with Ayrton Senna in the all-time win list in Formula 1 on Sunday after claiming his second victory of the 2015 season at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Vettel jumped from third to first off the line as both Mercedes drivers bogged down before opening up a comfortable lead over the chasing pack that lasted until the second round of pit stops, when a safety car wiped away his advantage.

Despite coming under pressure from Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo in the closing stages of the race, Vettel managed to keep his cool at the front of the field to retain the lead and storm to his second win of the season.

The result sees Vettel move to joint third on the all-time wins list alongside Senna, having claimed 41 victories since making his F1 debut in 2007. Only Michael Schumacher and Alain Prost have won more races in F1 than the German driver.