Tag Archive: Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 05

Only ‘emergency’ team orders at Mercedes – Zetsche

“Last Sunday there was no emergency situation”

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Dr Dieter Zetsche 03 Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche insists there will be “no team orders” to settle the outcome of the title battle between warring Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Perez says Hulkenberg ‘strongest F1 teammate’

Sergio Perez has singled out Nico Hulkenberg as “the strongest teammate I’ve had in formula one”.

2014-06-06_0067 Having moved from McLaren after a disappointing single season with the struggling British giant, Mexican Perez switched to Force India and was paired for 2014 with Sauber refugee Hulkenberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

No F1 ‘popularity’ crisis meeting for now – report

F1 chiefs have now cancelled until further notice a scheduled meeting of the newly-formed ‘popularity working group’.

2014-07-20 - Williams Martini Racing - Germany - Valterri Bottas 01 teams Originally scheduled for last Thursday, it was called off when Mercedes’ Toto Wolff had to see a doctor after falling ill in the wake of his recent cycling crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Wolff begins summer break in hospital

Toto Wolff began his summer break in hospital, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports.

2014-02-20_0004 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Toto Wolff During a pre-Hungary team building exercise, Mercedes’ team boss broke his arm in several places in a high speed road cycling pileup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Caterham vows to sue sacked F1 staff

Caterham has hit back after it emerged sacked staff are moving to sue the backmarker team’s new management.

2014-06-07_0676 Earlier in July, following founder Tony Fernandes’ sale of the green-coloured team to mysterious Swiss-Middle Eastern investors, new bosses Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers ousted about 40 of Caterham’s Leafield-based workforce. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

‘Hired to race’ not obey team orders – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has hit back at suggestions he was wrong to ignore team orders during Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix.

2014-07-18_0885 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton Niki Lauda, who after Hamilton’s qualifying fire had cheered the Briton up over pizza, insisting with typical clarity that the driver was “right” and the German team “wrong”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Mercedes to rethink team orders after Hamilton defiance

Mercedes has moved to put the intensifying battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg behind closed doors.

2014-07-19_0914 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Toto Wolff “Corporate answer,” boss Toto Wolff smiled late on Sunday, when the extent of the potential controversy triggered by the Hungarian grand prix became clear. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Raikkonen eyes ‘better’ Ferrari for 2015

F1 now breaks for three full weekends before hostilities resume in Belgium late next month.

2014-07-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - Germany - Kimi Raikkonen 02 Kimi Raikkonen was looking ahead to 2015 rather than seeing Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix as the start of an immediate Ferrari revival. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix race report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest.

 

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Jul 27

Mercedes builds Hamilton all-new car for Hungary GP

Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a shiny new Mercedes in Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix.

2014-07-19_0905 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton Team boss Paddy Lowe is quoted by Auto Motor und Sport as revealing that “pretty much everything” was damaged when a fuel leak set the championship-chaser’s W05 on fire in Hungaroring qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Angry Raikkonen says Ferrari must address ‘weaknesses’

“I questioned it a few times, but they said no need, and we can see the end result.”

2014-07-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Kimi Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen has urged Ferrari to improve, after the team’s blunder cost him a competitive grid spot for the Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Arden International’s Patric Niederhauser victorious in Hungary

Niederhauser dominates Budapest GP3 Race 2

GP3 - Patric Niederhauser (Arden International) He’s back! The smile could not have been bigger for Swiss ace Patric Niederhauser who climbed to the top step of the podium today at the Hungaroring. The Arden International ace made a fantastic start to steal the lead and claimed his third win of his GP3 career, his first rostrum of the 2014 season. ART Grand Prix’s Dino Zamparelli was second, with Niederhauser’s teammate Jann Mardenborough third. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Hamilton slams Pirelli tyres in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton was heavily critical of Pirelli’s tyres after practice for the Hungarian grand prix.

2014-07-18_0895 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton “The tyres are not going very well here,” the Mercedes driver, fastest of all at the Hungaroring, where he has won four times, is quoted by the Spanish sports daily Marca. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix free practice report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest.

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Jul 25

Vettel slams Formula E ‘cheese’

World champion Sebastian Vettel has slammed the FIA’s new fully-electric single seater series, Formula E.

2014-07-17 - 99003 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel The new series, featuring nearly silent cars and an impressive collection of teams and drivers, will commence a global tour of street circuits starting with Beijing in September. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Hamilton expects contract talks within 2014

Lewis Hamilton says he has told Mercedes he is not on the move to a rival formula one team.

2014-07-18 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton (1) Rumours have linked the Briton with a high-price return to McLaren, particularly if his teammate Nico Rosberg goes on to secure the number ‘1’ for the 2015 Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix preview (updated)

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Wolff injured in cycling crash

Broken shoulder, collarbone, elbow and wrist.

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Toto Wolff 01 Toto Wolff is expected to attend this weekend’s Hungarian grand prix, despite undergoing surgery on Tuesday following a cycling crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Lauda apologises for calling Ferrari car ‘sh*t’

“I have not seen the interview in the Spanish daily, but I was too heavy with my words — forgive me.”

IMG_3777 Niki Lauda has swiftly hit reverse, after using an expletive to describe the cars fielded in 2014 by Mercedes’ grandee rivals McLaren and Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Vettel admits new fuel gave no boost in Germany

Renault’s works partner Total would deliver a 12 horse power boost

2014-06-07_0952 New fuel did not give Red Bull the boost it was hoping for in Germany, world champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Interwetten partners with Lotus F1 Team

Announcement 

04 - Lotus F1 TeamLotus F1 Team will feature the branding of the online entertainment company Interwetten for this week’s German Grand Prix and next week’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Pirelli announces nominations up to Hungarian Grand Prix

Pirelli has announced the next four tyre nominations for the grands prix held in Austria, Great Britain, Germany and Hungary.

2014-06-05_0013 For the all-new Austrian Grand Prix, Pirelli will bring the two softest compounds in the range: P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft. For the British Grand Prix, the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tyres will be used. In Germany, the nomination is P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft, while in Hungary there will be the P Zero White medium and P Zero Yellow soft tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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