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The Hungarian Grand Prix was nearly a great race, but nonetheless entertaining and significant.

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Credit to Daniel for his spectacular overtakes and fine drive through to fourth place. Congratulations as well to Red Bull building such a sturdy car which took a good wack at the very first corner and a brutal tackle from Bottas near the end, and still finished the race.

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