Tag Archive: Hungarian Grand Prix

Aug 06

Halo a ‘detriment’ challenge to 2018 F1 car designs

“In terms of aero, if anything it’s a detriment and, if anything, you have to work around it being fitted to the car.”

While the introduction of the Halo cockpit protector continues to grab headlines ahead of its introduction to Formula 1 for 2018, the sport’s technical heads have explained how its relative late arrival will have an impact on the design of next year’s cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Raikkonen nearing new Ferrari deal for F1 2018

The Finn’s future has been the subject of ongoing rumour in recent weeks

2017-06-11_3252Kimi Raikkonen appears set for an extended stay with the Ferrari team into the 2018 F1 season following high praise from company president Sergio Marchionne for his performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Call to swap Hamilton and Bottas ‘extremely difficult’ – Wolff

“Lewis’ pace seemed to be quicker” – Wolff

2017-06-08_0687Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says the decision to swap Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix was “extremely difficult” to take, but praised both drivers for their sportsmanship.
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Jul 30

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix race report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest.

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Jul 30

Di Resta felt ‘back at home’ driving F1 car again

“When you’re out there, there’s nothing else like it”

Di Resta felt 'back at home' driving F1 car againWilliams super-sub Paul di Resta felt “back at home” behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car after an impressive showing during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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Jul 29

Sauber explains why it ditched Honda for Ferrari

“We had the opportunity to discuss with Ferrari to get the new-spec engine “

2017-06-09-14-17-28_1599New Sauber boss Frederic Vasseur has explained the reasons behind the team’s decision to scrap its partnership with Honda before it had even begun.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Statement from Williams

Reserve Driver Paul di Resta will drive alongside Lance Stroll for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix

05 - Williams Martini Racing After feeling unwell during practice in Budapest on Friday and Saturday, Felipe Massa will not drive for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix free practice report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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Jul 28

Ricciardo leads opening Hungary F1 practice

Red Bull arrived in Hungary hopeful of putting the aerodynamic strength of the RB13 chassis to good use 

2017-06-09-14-04-13_1446Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull sent a warning shot out to Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Ferrari by sweeping to the top of the timesheets in first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday morning.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix preview

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Jul 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “We’ll be doing everything we can to win our class”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThere are not one but two highlights on the motor racing calendar for next weekend: the Hungarian Grand Prix and the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Jul 24

Nobuharu Matsushita to test for the Sauber F1 Team at the Hungaroring

The 23-year-old Japanese started his racing career in karting at the age of four

10 - Sauber F1 TeamWe are pleased to announce that Nobuharu Matsushita will be driving in the Sauber C36-Ferrari at the second in-season test at Hungaroring following the Hungarian Grand Prix from the 1st – 2nd of August 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Pirelli Motorsport Hungarian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Hungarian Grand Prix: July 28-30, 2017

2017-07-19 - Pirelli Motorsport Hungarian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest, 28-30 July).

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Jul 25

Raikkonen lashes out after Verstappen, qualifying incidents

Raikkonen started down in 14th position after being caught out by rapidly evolving track conditions during qualifying
Kimi Raikkonen has echoed Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel in branding the inconsistency in the Formula 1 regulations as a ‘joke’ after disagreeing with decisions made over Max Verstappen’s robust defence in the Hungarian Grand Prix and not fully enforcing the 107 per cent ruling in qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 24

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix race report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race report

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Jul 24

Hamilton grabs F1 lead with Hungarian GP win

Daniel Ricciardo completed the podium
Lewis Hamilton has moved into the lead of the Formula 1 World Championship standings for the first time in 2016 with a comfortable victory over Nico Rosberg in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Jul 23

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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Jul 23

‘Three strikes’ policy for track limit abuse

The FIA also confirmed there will be a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to track limits abuse in qualifying
Drivers have been warned they will receive a likely drive-through penalty if they are deemed to have abused track limits on more than three occasions during this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 22

Hamilton top as Mercedes dominates Hungary FP1

Mercedes wasted no time in establishing their advantage once the surface was dry
Lewis Hamilton has topped first free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes exerted a sizeable early margin over Ferrari and Red Bull Racing at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »
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