Tag Archive: Hungaroring

Apr 04

Rookie Max Verstappen the quickest at the Hungaroring

Verstappen outpaced all the other 27 drivers involved in the tests

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Today, on Friday, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers met for their first official day of testing in the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Hungaroring needs money for upgrades – boss

The Hungaroring needs an urgent cash injection of more than 3 million euros.

2013-05-05_0003 That is the claim of the Budapest track’s boss Zsolt Gyulay, despite the fact the F1 circuit renewed its contract to annually host the Hungarian grand prix last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Kevin Magnussen and DAMS close in on the titles!

In the Formula Renault 3.5 Series championship

dams logoCertain races reveal the true qualities of a driver and a team like the one on Saturday on the Hungaroring did for Kevin Magnussen who made a stunning comeback to second place on the podium.

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Sep 14

Nico Muller defies the rain in Hungary

After starting from row eight on the grid

Nico Muller (International Draco Racing) mastered a wet track at the Hungaroring on Saturday afternoon to take victory in the weekend’s first Formula Renault 3.5 Series race from Kevin Magnussen (DAMS) and Sergey Sirotkin (ISR). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Carlos Sainz excels in Budapest

The Formula Renault 3.5 Series field was out in force in Hungary

World Series by Renault logoCarlos Sainz (Zeta Corse) eclipsed everyone as he made his Formula Renault 3.5 Series return in collective testing at the Hungaroring on Friday.

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Aug 03

Red Bull confirms Hungaroring meeting was about Alonso

“We have never been under pressure to take one of the junior drivers.”

2013-06-09_0607Red Bull has confirmed a meeting about Fernando Alonso took place with the Ferrari driver’s manager at the Hungaroring last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 01

Organiser rejects doubts over 2014 Russia GP

“No, we’re fine — everything is according to plan.”

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir Putin 2A key figure of next year’s inaugural Russian grand prix has played down suggestions the Sochi race might never take place. 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 27

Austria GP return hurdles ‘nothing serious’ – Marko

“I see nothing serious that would be a problem.”

Red Bull Ring logoDr Helmut Marko has played down fears Austria’s return to the F1 calendar next year might stumble at hurdles. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Webber’s successor to be decided after Hungary

Their wait continues for now, but it will end soon.

2013-06-06_0175The F1 world is hanging on the protagonists’ every word, as Red Bull nears a decision about who will replace Mark Webber in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Alpine’s thrilling ascent in Austrian Alps

European Le Mans Series at Red Bull Ring Austria

Alpine 450 - photo © JEAN MICHEL LE MEUR - DPPI After claiming second place at Imola, Signatech Alpine secures another silver medal at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. 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 10

FIA test rules a blow for Mercedes, Ferrari

The FIA has bad news for Mercedes and Ferrari this week.

2013-06-09_1254Earlier, it was suggested next week’s young driver test at Silverstone might be extended by a day, becoming a four-day affair. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Sergio Campana and Ibiza Racing closer to the series lead after Hungarian Auto GP outing

The Spanish team clinched a double podium finish

Auto GP - Giuseppe CiprianiAfter bagging two race wins in the first two rounds of the Auto GP World Series, Ibiza Racing enjoyed another very positive outing in Hungaroring last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Hungary looking to secure F1 race through 2021

Hungary is looking to secure its place on the F1 calendar for almost another whole decade.

Auto GP - Monza - Griffitz Durango 01 HungaroringGP3 - Hungaroring - BudapestGermany’s sport1.de reports that Hungaroring boss Zsolt Gyulay intends to secure a deal with Bernie Ecclestone to extend the race deal from 2016 until 2021. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

World Series by Renault Hungaroring preview

Hungaroring: Technical, rhythmic and narrow

World Series by Renault logoNico Müller knows nearly all the secrets of the Hungaroring, even though he will be racing on the track for the first time in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. Here, the Swiss talks us through this technical, twisty circuit, where drivers can easily get stuck in a bad rhythm. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Markus Pommer takes commanding win at the Hungaroring

Three contenders remain as title race goes into season finale at Monza

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Markus Pommer claimed his third F2 win of the season during today's round 14 at the HungaroringMarkus Pommer took a dominant lights-to-flag victory during today’s (Sunday) second Formula Two race at the Hungaroring, finishing ahead of Mathéo Tuscher and Dino Zamparelli to push the championship battle into a season finale at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Markus Pommer powers to pole at the Hungaroring

German leads from Fontana and Marinescu

F2 - Markus Pommer secured pole for today's second F2 race at the HungaroringF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipMarkus Pommer powered to pole position during today’s (Sunday) Formula Two qualifying session at the Hungaroring, just edging out yesterday’s race winner Alex Fontana by three tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Alex Fontana storms to maiden F2 win at the Hungaroring

Podium for Bacheta to edge closer to championship title

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Alex Fontana secured his maiden F2 win during today's round 13 at the HungaroringAlex Fontana ended his run of bad luck with a superb maiden Formula Two win during today’s (Friday) sun-soaked race at the Hungaroring, powering his way from fourth on the grid to finish ahead of pole-sitter Kevin Mirocha and Luciano Bacheta. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Kevin Mirocha storms to maiden pole at the Hungaroring

Pole secures pole during closely fought session

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Kevin Mirocha secured his maiden F2 pole during today's qualifying at the HungaroringKevin Mirocha secured his maiden pole during today’s (Friday) closely fought Formula Two qualifying at the Hungaroring, setting a blistering lap midway through the session to edge out Markus Pommer by a mere 0.027s. Read the rest of this entry »

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