Lewis Hamilton celebrated his record-equaling 68th pole position with victory at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday, trimming championship leader Sebastian Vettel's lead to seven points.
Hamilton clinched his fifth win of the season and 58th overall, having equaled Michael Schumacher's pole record.
Sebastian Vettel finished second ahead of Daniel Ricciardo, who ensures Red Bull get a spot on the podium. Hamilton got over the line 2.3secs ahead of Vettel in the end.
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As he prepares for the 200th race of his distinguished Formula One career, three-time champion Lewis Hamilton feels hungrier than ever.
He has Michael Schumacher's pole position record of 68 within his grasp and championship leader Sebastian Vettel firmly in his sights. Heading into the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend he is 14 points behind Vettel in their hard-fought title race. Pole position on Saturday would tie Schumacher's mark.