Sport Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone would like to extend the ruling of double-points to the final three races

Fans, drivers and teams have expressed their concern at a 'lottery' final race where double-points would be on offer

Vettel in action at Spa

F1: Sebastian Vettel fastest during practice for Belgian Grand Prix - but Pirelli tyre issues resurface

Lewis Hamilton over a seconds off the pace in his Mercedes

Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel talk after the race, with the Finn managing to keep the championship leader at bay to take second - after the race Vettel played down an incident between the pair where Raikkonen had blocked him from passing during the last few laps (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1: Kimi Raikkonen future dominates agenda ahead of Belgian Grand Prix

The Finn has been linked with Ferrari and Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton after victory in Hungary

F1: Lewis Hamilton eager to build on success and challenge for title

The Mercedes driver is preparing for the Belgian Grand Prix

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Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary

Mercedes chief Ross Brawn bullish about F1 title chances following Lewis Hamilton victory

Ross Brawn is convinced Mercedes can carry their momentum into the second half of the season in their pursuit of this year's Formula One world titles.

Lewis Hamilton, centre, celebrates with his Mercedes team following his first win for the outfit (Peter J Fox/Getty Images)

F1: Lewis Hamilton switch to Mercedes vindicated by victory says Ross Brawn

The British driver left McLaren at the end of last season

Lewis Hamilton after victory in Hungary

F1: It’s a long shot, but victory in Hungary makes me think Lewis Hamilton can win the world title

To add to the excitement, the upcoming tracks suit Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary

F1: ‘Smooth-sailing’ Lewis Hamilton ready to ride wave of first win for title voyage

Relaxed opening victory for Mercedes raises hope that tyre woe is over and he can challenge Vettel

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton hopeful of challenge for title after victory at Hungarian Grand Prix

The victory was his first since moving to Mercedes

Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel talk after the race, with the Finn managing to keep the championship leader at bay to take second - after the race Vettel played down an incident between the pair where Raikkonen had blocked him from passing during the last few laps (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
Great Britain's Libby Clegg, centre, during the Women's T12 100 metres during the Sainsburys International Para Challenge at the Olympic Stadium, London

The Sport Matrix: Monday 29 July 2013

Hungry Hamilton savours debut Mercedes victory

Lewis Hamilton after victory in Hungary

F1: Lewis Hamilton dedicates win in Hungary to ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger

Lewis Hamilton dedicated his fourth Hungarian Grand Prix win and his first victory for Mercedes to ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger and described the victory as a "Band Aid" which would temporarily heal his troubles off the track.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton snatches first Mercedes win

Lewis Hamilton finally grabbed his first victory with Mercedes by taking a record-equalling fourth chequered flag in Hungary.

Updates: Hungarian Grand Prix

Below is the top ten from the Hungarian Grand Prix, for which Britain's Lewis Hamilton qualified on pole, after 41 laps of the 72 lap race. A full report will follow soon after the finish.

Lewis Hamilton made it three pole positions in a row for the first time in his Formula One career as he confounded himself and his team

Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes pole

Lewis Hamilton made it three pole positions in a row for the first time in his Formula One career as he confounded himself and his team.

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