Tag Archive: Hungarian Grand Prix

Mar 05

Pirelli to be title sponsor of the 2014 Spanish and Hungarian Grands Prix

This latest initiative underlines Pirelli’s commitment to Formula One

Pirelli These two rounds will now officially be called the FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA PIRELLI 2014 (May 8-11) and the FORMULA 1 PIRELLI MAGYAR NAGYDÍJ 2014 (July 24-27). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Grosjean celebrates summer break as new father

Romain Grosjean is celebrating F1′s August break as a new father.

2013-06-09_0213The Lotus driver, whose wife Marion Jolles met 27-year-old Grosjean as a F1 reporter for French television TF1, confirmed the happy news this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Hamilton happy to have changed Lauda’s opinion

“I’m very happy he’s said something like that”

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Lewis Hamilton 06Lewis Hamilton has warmly welcomed the “great compliment” made by triple world champion Niki Lauda after the recent Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Cyril Abiteboul half term report

The year so far and what is to come for the second half of the season

2013-06-05-0260The 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship reached its halfway point on lap 36 of the Hungarian Grand Prix, a race Caterham F1 Team’s drivers Giedo van der Garde and Charles Pic finished in 14th and 15th places respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Heartbroken Hamilton back in title chase

“I’m baffled.”

2013-06-06_0142Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton went into Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix having written off his title chances and insisting victory would require a “miracle”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix race report

Hungary Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying report

Hungary Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest.

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Jul 25

Statement from Lotus F1 Team chairman Gerard Lopez

“As a Galician, I will provide all the help and support possible to those affected by this disaster”

04 - Lotus F1 Team“Following the tragic accident on Wednesday 24th July 2013 involving the passenger train in Galicia, I and all within Lotus F1 Team would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of those affected and involved.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Vettel points gap ‘a bit too much’ – Alonso

“We must try to finish ahead of Vettel”

2013-06-07_0206Fernando Alonso has admitted he needs to start making up ground on runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

New teammate identity ‘does not matter’ – Vettel

“I know him (Raikkonen) very well, and get on with him well”.

2013-06-07_0022World champion Sebastian Vettel insists it “does not matter” who is selected by Red Bull to replace the departing Mark Webber in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Unpaid Ferrari could switch off Sauber engines – report

Peter Sauber told the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick: “That’s nonsense.”

2013-06-09_0998Embattled Sauber could have its engine power switched off permanently on the day after the forthcoming Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

F1 extends media pitlane ban to all sessions

“Safety remains a prime concern”

2013-06-07_0422F1 authorities have clamped down even harder on pitlane safety protocols, in the wake of the Nurburgring incident. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Pirelli drops ‘conservative’ Hungary compound choice

Pirelli’s choice was too “conservative”

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (12)Pirelli has reversed its decision to bring harder tyres to the forthcoming Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Alonso says no driver boycott in Germany

“We experienced things we never want to see again” – Alonso

2013-06-30 - Scuderia Ferrari - Silverstone - Fernando Alonso (2)Fernando Alonso has played down the chance of a driver boycott this weekend at the Nurburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Pirelli, explanation on Silverstone’ facts and next races

+ Paul Hembery statement

PirelliAfter exhaustive analysis of the tyres used at Silverstone, Pirelli has concluded that the causes of the failures were principally down to a combination of the following factors…

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Aug 06

Schumacher ‘should know the rules’ – Whiting

Charlie Whiting has pointed a finger of criticism at Michael Schumacher and Mercedes in the wake of the recent Hungarian grand prix.

2012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Michael Schumacher 012012-06-09_0020The Hungaroring race start was delayed when Schumacher, who at 43 is F1′s oldest active driver, lined up on the wrong grid slot. Marshals then had to push the great German’s Mercedes off the grid after he deliberately stopped the engine, forgetting that the race re-start procedure had been changed way back in 2005.

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Aug 06

World of F1 now closed for business

Formula one is officially on holiday.

Flagworld - F12012-05-27 - Red Bull Racing - Monaco - Mark Webber 99000A gentleman’s agreement between the 12 competing teams means every factory has closed its doors and sent home its staff for a full 14 day period.

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Jul 30

No Schumacher contract announcement at Spa – Haug

“I doubt there will be an announcement at Spa. This is going to take a little bit longer” – Norbert Haug

2011-08-28 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Belgium - Norbert Haug - Michael Shcumacher - Ross Brawn2012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Michael Schumacher 02Norbert Haug has played down expectations Michael Schumacher’s plans beyond the 2012 season will be discussed and decided during the month-long August break.

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Jul 30

Father urges McLaren ‘loyalty’ for son Hamilton

If Lewis Hamilton’s father was still in charge, his son would be signing on the dotted line.

Lewis Hamilton - (photo Getty Images)2012-07-21 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Germany - Lewis Hamilton 05Anthony Hamilton, who was invited by the McLaren driver to attend the Hungarian grand prix with his wife, is no longer involved in the management of the 2008 world champion.

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Jul 30

Mid-season points gap ‘not enough for title’ – Alonso

Fernando Alonso was happy and yet concerned after Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix.

2012-07-21 - Ferrari - Germany - Fernando Alonso 032012-07-21 - Ferrari - Germany - Fernando Alonso 01A week after winning at Hockenheim, the Spaniard actually extended his 34 point lead in the championship to 40 points in Hungary, despite finishing just fifth.

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