Hamilton holds his nerve to win action-packed Tuscan Grand Prix

Mugello, Italy: Lewis Hamilton gained a busy Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday to clinch his 90th Method One win and transfer only one shy of Michael Schumacher’s document.

The primary Method One race on Mugello’s super-fast corners was incident-packed. Two crashes within the first seven laps noticed six drivers exit, with the pink flag halting the race after the second.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton after winning the Tuscan Grand Prix at the Mugello circuit in Scarperia, Italy on Sunday.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton after profitable the Tuscan Grand Prix on the Mugello circuit in Scarperia, Italy on Sunday.Credit score:AP

A second pink flag late on after Lance Stroll crashed his Racing Level automotive meant one other grid restart – on lap 46 of 59 – and gave Valtteri Bottas one other probability to beat race chief Hamilton.

Nevertheless, Hamilton held agency in his Mercedes as Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo tustled with Bottas, who claimed second however misplaced floor to teammate Hamilton within the title race.