Lewis Hamilton of the Mercedes team became the winner of the 18th stage of world Cup racing in the class machines “Formula-1″ Gran-at the USA. This victory was for the British seventh season and the 50th of his career.
Second place went to championship leader and partner Hamilton team-mate German Nico Rosberg, whose advantage over the Briton in the standings pilots was reduced to 26 points. The third in Austin finished the Australian Red Bull racer Daniel Ricciardo, running third in the General classification.
Russian Daniel Quat from Toro Rosso during the race was punished with a 10-second penalty for a clash with the Mexican Force India driver Sergio Perez. In the end, the Russians took 12 th place, but after the race moved one line up because of the imposition of a penalty for Kevin Magnussen from Renault.
The next stage of “Formula-1″ will be held in Mexico from 28 to 30 October.