Sebastian Vettel overtook Lewis Hamilton on the first lap and maintained the lead to win the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday and extended his overall championship lead.
This is the fifth win Vettel this season and the second of three GPS and 31 in his distinguished career.
Fernando Alonso drove brilliantly from ninth on the grid to take second place ahead of Hamilton and move back to the second year in the title race.
The speculation was heading to the resort city of Hamilton is emerging as the biggest threat to try to Vettel to his fourth consecutive title, but within one minute and Vettel refused to talk with Assists move inside the left Hamilton. The German was never troubled after that.
Vettel started from second on the grid after Hamilton securing pole position for the fourth time in a row.
Vettel, who finished 16.8 seconds ahead of Alonso and nearly 30 clear of Hamilton, pumped his right fist and then wagged his finger high, reminding everyone who is really No. 1 and admonish those who doubted him.
Finished Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg finished fourth ahead of Vettel’s Red Bull teammate Mark Webber.
Vettel has won the pole since his victory in the Canadian Grand Prix in June. But he did not make a big difference. Within one minute he was in front as the long-awaited rain on the Ardennes Forest stayed away.
Although Hamilton made a good start and held his line at the first bend in the Los Angeles source, in turn, go Vettel in the compound of his Mercedes and surged past on his hands and feet and straight KEMMEL.
Alonso, meanwhile, looked like he was on a mission because he carved through the field, magnification Spa winner Jenson Button last year and Rosberg to move to third.
After receiving a one race ban for reckless driving GP at Spa last year, sent him a dangerous driving three drivers off the track at the first turn, Frenchman Romain Grosjean made a conservative start significantly and seemed desperate to avoid even the slightest contact.
Shortly after, Sergio Perez was given a drive through penalty for forcing Grosjean wide.
“He just pushed me off the track,” said Grosjean, who is trying to repair his reputation after several incidents of dangerous driving last season.
Kimi Raikkonen, second in general tend to the race, and was forced to give up on lap 26 with smoke billowing from his right front brake, and the completion of the Finnish operating significantly hard to score points in 27 races in a row.
Shortly after, crashed Paul Di Resta and Pastor Maldonado in each other.
Williams Maldonado nose into force urged India Di Resta, sending it spinning off the track. Maldonado continued after minor repairs, and was given a stop for ten second and go penalty.
Di Resta, the British driver, who had high hopes after qualifying in an impressive fifth place, and looked miserable as he trudged off, his helmet in his hand and sweat more.
Alonso pitted for the second time shortly after, and presented him with Vettel second tire change a few minutes later.
Before the race, protesters from the environmental group Greenpeace demonstration against plans for a short race sponsor Shell to drill in the Arctic.
Two planes flew Paragliders over the circuit, trailing a banner, then stepped up to others to the surface of the runway and unfurled a banner along the 20-meter-long reading “ARCTIC OIL? SHELL NO!”
“I was a fan of Grand Prix racing when I was growing up, but I’m not a fan of what you are doing in the area of Shell Arctic,” said Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo. “At the moment we are in the race of our lives against Shell, a company that sees the melting of the Arctic as a business opportunity, rather than a warning.”