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Lewis Hamilton retakes F1 lead after Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Belgian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton is back on top in the Formula 1 Drivers' World Championship after winning the Belgian Grand Prix.

It was a really rainy race and he even came off the track at one point! But the McLaren driver led from the first corner to finish.

He is now three points ahead of Red Bull's Mark Webber.

"I'm ecstatic, it was a great weekend," said Hamilton. "A race like that can be a lottery, so I'm so happy and grateful to come out on top."

Lewis Hamilton's teammate Jenson Button did not finish the race after suffering a crash with Sebastian Vettel.

There are six races left this season - the next one is in Italy in two weeks.

Hamilton was overtaken in the standings by Mark Webber after the Hungarian Grand Prix on 1 August, when he had to pull out of the race because of gearbox problems.