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Mika Hakkinen Wins the Hungarian GP (updated)

Another perfect start from the second row of the grid and a bold move going into the first corner won the Hungarian Grand Prix for Mika Hakkinen in the first few yards of the 77 lap race. All he had to do after that was to keep cool in the sweltering heat, avoid any mistakes and go the distance, knowing full well that Michael Schumacher would never be able to pass him on this impossibly sinuous slippery track with only one narrow racing line to overtake. In fact, the Ferrari couldn't even keep up and after pulling out a comfortable 20-second cushion before the first of two scheduled pit stops; Hakkinen maintained that lead all the way to the flag.

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