Kovalainen triumphs at Hungarian Grand Prix

Other News Materials 3 August 2008 18:50 (UTC +04:00)

McLaren's Heikki Kovalainen clinched the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday after Felipe Massa suffered engine damage as he appeared to be heading to a comfortable victory, dpa reported.

The engine of Massa's Ferrari blew up at the start-finish line with just three laps remaining allowing the Finnish driver to grab his first F1 victory.

Toyoto driver Timo Glock of Germany held off a challenge by Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to finish second for his first podium place, while McLaren's Lewis Hamilton recovered from a puncture to rescue fifth place behind Renault's Fernando Alonso.