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Red Bull’s Ricciardo wins Hungarian GP, Alonso 2nd

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia celebrates after winning the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso near the end of the race to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday for his second Formula One victory of the season and his career.

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Rosberg pole, Hamilton at the back for Hungary GP

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the qualifying of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Hungarian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will start at the back of the race grid as an engine fire prevented him from setting a qualifying time.

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Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice

Britain's  Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes  waits  in the paddock during the first practice session at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 25, 2014. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July, 27, 2014. (AP Photo/MTI, Szilard Koszticsak)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday, with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg second.

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Hamilton hoping to extend Mercedes contract

(front row left to right) Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne of France, Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico, Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela, (back row left to right) Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan, Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez  of Mexico, Caterham driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden, attend a press conference at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes would like to extend his contract with the Formula One team beyond next year, although they have yet to hold formal talks about a new deal.

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Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, left, pours champagne over second place winner, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland, after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday and fifth overall as he chases Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the championship lead in the last race before the summer break.

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