Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia steers his automotive in the course of the Emilia Romagna System One Grand Prix, on the Enzo and Dino Ferrari racetrack, in Imola, Italy, Sunday, Nov.1, 2020. (AP Photograph/Luca Bruno, Pool)

Lewis Hamilton overcame a sluggish begin to win the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday for a recordextending 93rd System One victory.

IMOLA, Italy: Lewis Hamilton overcame a sluggish begin to win the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday for a record-extending 93rd System One victory.

Hamilton beat Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by 5.7 seconds and rushed over to rejoice with the staff’s engineers and mechanics after the staff clinched one other constructors’ title.

Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo positioned third for a second podium of a formidable season.

Hamilton began from second on the grid and was overtaken by Max Verstappen, who span off observe 11 laps from the tip after his rear proper tire blew, bringing out the security automotive and prompting drivers to vary to faster tires.

Hamilton had missed the primary pit window and got here in after the opposite drivers, however his lead was enough sufficient and he got here again out about two seconds forward of Bottas.

The security automotive remained on the observe following one other crash as George Russell misplaced management and slammed into the observe boundaries. He was unhurt however upset at his personal error whereas behind a security automotive, as he sat on the grass and slapped himself a number of occasions on the leg in frustration.

This gave Bottas an opportunity to stress Hamilton with six laps left, however Hamilton obtained away cleanly after the re-start and clocked quickest laps on his option to one other snug win.

F1 returned to Imola for the primary time since 2006, when Michael Schumacher received on the Enzo and Dino Ferrari circuit located in Italys auto racing heartland and the location of Ayrton Sennas dying from a high-speed crash in 1994.

Hamilton broke Schumacher’s document for wins when he clinched a 92nd victory final weekend.