Hamilton was able to extend his championship lead by recovering from third place after restarting the safety car to fight to victory, passing both Verstappen and teammate Valtteri Bottas en route to his 97th career victory.
It was a vintage demonstration of Hamilton, who mastered the tough track conditions on the Algarve International Circuit and made up for his disappointment at Imola two weeks ago to extend his lead in the drivers’ standings.
Verstappen also passed Bottas to finish second, but missed a bonus point for the best lap after going over the limits of the track on the last lap, allowing Bottas to collect the extra score to soften the blow of a troubled day at Portimao.
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