Hamilton wins Belgian Grand Prix

(AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday from pole, easily holding off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg and padding his lead in the Formula One championship standings.

The defending champion finished two seconds ahead for his sixth victory of the season in 11 races.

"An amazing weekend," Hamilton said. "I had great pace in the car. I was cautious at the end because of tires but I brought it home."

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Formula 1 Leaders: Points
RankDriverPointsWins
1 L.Hamilton 227 6
2 N.Rosberg 199 3
3 S.Vettel 160 2
4 K.Raikkonen 82 0
5 F.Massa 82 0
6 V.Bottas 79 0
7 D.Kvyat 57 0
8 D.Ricciardo 51 0
9 R.Grosjean 38 0
10 M.Verstappen 26 0
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