Britain's Jenson Button wins the F1 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix and marks his 200th F1 race in style.

Button eventually finished 3.5 seconds up on Sebastian Vettel, after a great race in mixed conditions.

Vettel led initially at the start, until he ran wide in the damp conditions on lap 5 and Lewis Hamilton seized the initiative. Hamilton then remained out front and was looking strong until a rain shower in the final third of the race proved his undoing.

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Hamilton spun at the chicane and when he rejoined he impeded Paul di Resta, who had to go off track to avoid the McLaren. The off also allowed Button to close back up - and take the lead.

As the rain increased though, Button slipped back to second and Lewis was back in front.

However Hamilton then opted to stop for intermediate tyres on lap 52, a decision that ultimately proved wrong as the rain eased off and he had to make another stop. The stewards also opted to penalise him after reviewing what happened with di Resta and the drive-through penalty added to his woe.

Fernando Alonso thus took the final place on the podium, with Hamilton charging back up from sixth after his misadventures to fourth at the flag, passing both Mark Webber and Felipe Massa, who came home fifth and sixth respectively.

di Resta meanwhile was seventh at the finish, his best result thus far, followed by Toro Rosso's Sebastien Buemi and the Mercedes of Nico Rosberg. Jamie Alguersuari rounded out the points' scorers in tenth.

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rob, when did Vettel spun? And I know Alonso made mistakes but at least he kept his cool and waited for his chances to get 3rd. Ham on the other hand panicked and chose to come in for inters.

BTW, did you guys see the Mc front end at the start on the wet. Unbelievable how well it turned into the corners, sure everyone was spinning up but that car was a monster there, RBR otoh looked like a pig, it starts to be clear that Mc has gone ahead in development and Ferrari is very close too, so Hamiltoniacs should be glad, I'm sure your boy can manage a couple of wins at the end of this season in the midst of throwing it away. :)

Brilliant drive by Jenson!

This race is a perfect example why Alonso and Vettel are better drivers than Hamilton, with the CLEARLY fastest car in wet and dry Ham manages to crack under pressure (LOL) and throw his race away.

Loving it! Can't wait for Hamiltoniacs bitter drivel. :)