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Driver standings - Hungarian Grand Prix 2016 - Hamilton moves into championship lead

Hamilton moves into the championship lead
Credit: Daimler AG

For the first time this season, Lewis Hamilton has moved into the lead of the championship battle, overtaking teammate Nico Rosberg to zip into first place. The gap between the pair is just six points, so there's still everything to play for but it's a motivational boost for Lewis at this point in the season.

The battle for third also has changed, with Daniel Ricciardo moving his Red Bull above both Ferrari drivers. Räikkönen is still ahead of Vettel, with just four points between the two Scuderia drivers.

PositionDriverTeamPoints
11Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team192
2-1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team186
31Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing115
4-1Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari114
50Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari110
60Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing100
70Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing56
80Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team47
90Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing38
102Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso30
11-1Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team28
12-1Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team27
131Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda24
14-1Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso23
150Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda13
160Kevin MagnussenRenault Sport F1 Team6
170Pascal WehrleinManor Racing MRT1
180Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1
190Esteban GutiérrezHaas F1 Team0
200Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team0
210Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team0
220Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team0
230Rio HaryantoManor Racing MRT0
F1 driver championship1920AUSBHRCHNRUSESPMONCANEURAUTGBRHUNLewis HamiltonNico RosbergDaniel RicciardoKimi RäikkönenSebastian VettelMax VerstappenValtteri BottasSergio PérezFelipe MassaCarlos Sainz JrRomain GrosjeanNico HülkenbergFernando AlonsoDaniil KvyatJenson ButtonKevin MagnussenPascal WehrleinStoffel VandoorneSelect name to toggle individual visibility or toggle all