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Button takes first F1 victory info
Aug. 6, 2006
CBS SportsLine.com wire reports
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Jenson Button in a Honda won his first Formula One race on Sunday, taking the Hungarian Grand Prix with second place for Pedro De La Rosa of McClaren Mercedes and Nick Heidfeld in a BMW Sauber.
The season points leader Fernando Alonso of Renault and No. 2 Michael Schumacher failed to score any points, leaving Alonso with 100 and seven-time champion Schumacher of Ferrari with 89.
Five races remain, with a victory worth 10 points.
Defending champion Alonso went out on the 52nd of 70 laps, and Schumacher went off with three laps remaining.