Di Resta wins race one at Hungaroring

Paul di Resta won from pole in race one for Mercedes, leading a 1-2 ahead of Lucas Auer.

Auer temporarily took a position from Audi’s Nico Muller at the start, but was beaten at turn three while Di Resta drove away.

He had a slow pitstop a few laps after Auer and was overtaken, same thing a lap later for Muller.

Both Di Resta and Auer got past Muller, although the Scotsman ended up battling and having time to make up to the leader.

He did eventually get back up to, and past Auer to take the lead again, making this his second win in Hungary in as many years.

Muller beat fellow Audi driver Rene Rast to the final podium position.

Paffett moved up from ninth on the grid to finish sixth, reclaiming the championship lead from Glock who only managed 14th.

Frijns and Duval went long on the tyres and had great pace at the end to take seventh and eighth.

The rest of the results as as follows:

POS DRIVER TEAM CAR GAP
1 Paul Di Resta HWA Mercedes 57m13.199s
2 Lucas Auer HWA Mercedes 0.587s
3 Nico Muller Abt Audi 2.236s
4 Rene Rast Rosberg Audi 2.898s
5 Edoardo Mortara HWA Mercedes 6.695s
6 Gary Paffett HWA Mercedes 12.166s
7 Robin Frijns Abt Audi 15.009s
8 Loic Duval Phoenix Audi 22.754s
9 Jamie Green Rosberg Audi 25.829s
10 Daniel Juncadella HWA Mercedes 26.844s
11 Mike Rockenfeller Phoenix Audi 27.249s
12 Bruno Spengler RBM BMW 34.140s
13 Pascal Wehrlein HWA Mercedes 37.007s
14 Timo Glock RMR BMW 38.689s
15 Augusto Farfus RMG BMW 39.001s
16 Marco Wittmann RMG BMW 39.510s
17 Joel Eriksson RBM BMW 40.534s
18 Philipp Eng RMR BMW 46.994s

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