English Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Spain's Fernando Alonso, who drives for Ferrari, finished in 5th place.

Hamilton covered the 70 laps on the 4.4-kilometer (2.7-mile) Hungaroring circuit in 1:42:29.445.

The Englishman, who won for the fourth time in Hungary and took his first title with the Mercedes team, crossed the finish line ahead of Finnish Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen, who came in second, and German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel, the world leader.

Alonso finished behind Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber, while 6th place went to French Lotus driver Romain Grosjean.

Mexican McLaren driver Sergio Perez finished 9th and in the points, while Venezuelan Williams driver Pastor Maldonado took 10th place.

Vettel, the three-time defending Formula One drivers' champion, is still the leader in this year's standings with 172 points, while Raikkonen is 38 points behind him. Alonso is in 3rd place, behind the German by 39 points, and Hamilton is in 4th place with 124 points.

The next race on the circuit is the Belgian Grand Prix, which will take place on Aug. 25 at the Spa-Francorchamps track. EFE