Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel defeated Lewis Hamilton at Spa
Sebastian Vettel (Scuderia Ferrari) wins the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, the 13th round of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship season.
Vettel defeated pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) after taking a lead on the opening lap which was interrupted by Safety Car following a multi-car accident on Turn 1. After a restart, Vettel remains in the lead and crossed the finish line on Lap 44 with eleven-second gap ahead of Hamilton. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) completed a podium.
Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) finished fourth, in front of Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon. Romain Grosjean (Haas), Kevin Magnussen (Haas), Pierre Gasly (Toro Rosso) and Marcus Ericsson (Sauber) completed the top 10.
The victims of the Lap 1 crash were Nico Hulkenberg (Renault), Fernando Alonso (McLaren) and Charles Leclerc (Sauber). Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) and Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) also retired early in the race with mechanical issues caused by damage from an accident.