Tag Archive: Hungaroring

Jun 18

Victory brings Joel Eriksson back into points’ lead (updated)

“Of course, I am happy with the fact that I am now back in the lead of the championship”

Victory brings Joel Eriksson back into points’ leadJoel Eriksson (Motopark) came to the Hungaroring as the FIA Formula 3 European Championship points’ leader and after the three races of the weekend in Hungary, he also headed home in the lead of the standings, in spite of having lost first place to Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) on the day before.

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Jun 18

Callum Ilott triumphs in Hungary

“I was able to continuously extend my lead and then win the race”

Callum Ilott triumphs in HungaryCallum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) was unbeatable in today’s eleventh race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season at the 4.381 kilometres long Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Callum Ilott posts fastest lap time in second qualifying

“I had expected to be quick and indeed, I managed to do a very good lap”

Callum Ilott posts fastest lap time in second qualifyingIn second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the Hungaroring, nobody was faster than Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam).

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Jun 17

A lights-to-flag win for Maximilian Günther

“For me, the weekend, that started with pole position in first qualifying, has been very good so far” – Günther 

A lights-to-flag win for Maximilian GüntherAt the 4.381 kilometres long Hungaroring near the Hungarian capital of Budapest, Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) scored his third FIA Formula 3 European Championship season victory.

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Jun 17

Maiden DTM pole for René Rast

At the Hungaroring, René Rast secured his maiden DTM position

Maiden DTM pole for René RastIn qualifying for the Saturday race, the 30-year-old Audi works driver beat the opposition and set the fastest time of 1m34.742s. Rast’s maiden pole position also marks the first pole position for Audi in the 2017 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Maximilian Günther dominates Hungaroring qualifying

R04 Hungaroring – Qualifying Report

f3 picturesMaximilian Günther  1m49.369s) turned out to be unbeatable in first qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.381 kilometres long Hungaroring.

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Jun 15

Prema Powerteam Hungaroring preview

Last year the Italian squad took home two wins

Prema Powerteam Hungaroring previewThe FIA Formula 3 European Championship is set for a much anticipated return to Budapest this weekend as the series prepares to line-up at the Hungaroring on a track that provided many satisfactions for Prema in the past.

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Jun 14

‘Flat plate’ represents outstanding demands: DTM stops at Budapest, this weekend

Fourth DTM appearance in Hungary

Fourth DTM appearance in HungaryThis weekend, DTM is going to hold its first abroad races in the 2017 season. The Hungaroring will stage the fifth and sixth races and for the renowned touring-car series it’s the fourth stop at Budapest after 1988, 2014 and 2016.

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Jun 09

Rear-view mirror: AMG celebrate their magic moment above the clouds

For the motor-racing enthusiasts, the Hungaroring first of all is a Formula One circuit

Rear-view mirror: AMG celebrate their magic moment above the cloudsBut the touring cars also left their marks in Hungary’s capital. 29 years ago, ‘Old DTM’ made its first appearance at Budapest. DTM.com looks back on the race action of this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Nirei Fukuzumi ends midseason testing on top

ART Grand Prix driver quickest in Budapest

GP3 - Nirei Fukuzumi (ART Grand Prix)Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi set a blazing laptime of 1:31.943 in this morning’s final testing day at the Hungaroring in Budapest to top the overall times for the two days in Budapest, while in the afternoon Raoul Hyman was quickest of a studious session.

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Jun 06

George Russell sets the pace in Day 1

Briton quickest in first day of mid-season test at Hungaroring

George Russell (ART Grand Prix)The GP3 Series paddock has gathered at the Hungaroring in Budapest for a two day test mid-season session ahead of Round 2 at the Red Bull Ring in Austria next month. ART’s George Russell was the quickest man in both sessions of the opening day, with a fastest laptime of 1:32.159 set in the morning session, ahead of Dorian Boccolacci and Alessio Lorandi in P2 and P3 of the overall timings.

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May 30

Gustav Malja to test for the Sauber F1 Team at the Hungaroring

It will be the first Formula 1 experience for the 21-year-old Swede

2017-05-30 - Sauber F1 Team - Gustav MaljaThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Gustav Malja will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari for one test day during the second in-season test at the Hungaroring following the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend (28.-30. July).

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May 11

Campos Racing and Guerrieri aim to continue momentum at Hungaroring

Guerrieri won the opening race of the season in Marrakech

03717003_6203Argentinean driver Guerrieri claimed three podium finishes in the World Touring Car Championship over the past two rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Complex Hungaroring to challenge WTCC drivers

“The resurfacing was a very good idea and cleaned the whole track up”

Complex Hungaroring to challenge WTCC driversRob Huff is prepared to take on “one of the most challenging circuits” on the FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar when the Hungaroring hosts WTCC JVKENWOOD Race of Hungary this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

WTCC Race of Hungary facts and stats

The WTCC was the first international championship to try the resurfaced Hungaroring

WTCC Race of Hungary facts and statsThe Hungaroring hosts WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Hungary next weekend. Here are essential facts and stats ahead of the FIA World Touring Car Championship counter. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

Race preview: Prepare for a blast (of air horns) as WTCC heads to the Hungaroring

Following the spectacular slipstream thriller at the super-fast Monza last month

Race preview: Prepare for a blast (of air horns) as WTCC heads to the HungaroringThe FIA World Touring Car Championship’s all-action global tour stops off in Hungary next week when thousands of Norbert Michelisz-worshiping fans – and their air horns – hit the Hungaroring for international touring car racing at its finest. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 04

WTCC ace Michelisz and F1 drivers thrill 250,000 fans in Budapest

Meanwhile, WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Hungary takes place at the Hungaroring from 12-14 May

WTCC ace Michelisz and F1 drivers thrill 250,000 fans in BudapestFIA World Touring Car Championship racer Norbert Michelisz was among the star performers when Budapest hosted the annual Nagy Futam street parade on 1 May. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 25

Three Britons dominate the test action at the Hungaroring

FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers once again focused on preparing for the season kick-off

On the second day of the official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season test at the Hungaroring, Briton Harrison Newey (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1m34.012s) proved to be the quickest, with his compatriots Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam, 1m34.040s) and rookie Lando Norris (Carlin, 1m34.125s) finishing second and third respectively.

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Sep 23

Mortara and Wickens up front – Wittmann only in eleventh place

Temperatures around 20 degrees, sunshine and a newly surfaced track were the ingredients for first free practice at the Hungaroring

While the two rivals of points’ leader Wittmann presented themselves in excellent form, Wittmann and his fellow BMW drivers ended up further down the ranks.The result was a really fast first DTM session on Friday afternoon. In total, 14 drivers were faster than Miguel Molina’s fastest practice time from 2014.

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Sep 20

DTM title chase intensifies

Budapest to stage the penultimate race weekend of the 2016 season

DTM title chase intensifies Now or never – that’s a motto three drivers will be racing under at the Hungaroring. Jamie Green, Robert Wickens and Edoardo Mortara have no choice at the Hungarian capital.

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