Tag Archive: Hungaroring

Aug 17

The fourth and penultimate event in the 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup will take place at the Hungaroring next week

Hungaroring: Fierce competition guaranteed

The circuit hosts the eighth round of the Blancpain GT Series on August 25th-27th as part of the Hungarian Truck Fest, which also includes the FIA European Truck Racing Championship and the Blancpain GT Sports Club. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Next stop Hungaroring: Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup

HTP Motorsport is leading the overall Teams classification

There are only two weeks to go until the Blancpain GT Series heads to the Hungaroring on August 25th-27th for the penultimate round of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup. Hungary’s 14-turn, 4.381km circuit could play a crucial role in this year’s fight for the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Honda ‘to take a deep breath’ over the F1 summer shutdown

McLaren-Honda enjoyed its best race of the season in Hungary

2017-06-11_1438Having wrapped up Formula 1 testing at the Hungaroring, Honda’s principal engineer Satoshi Nakamura says the Japanese manufacturer will pause over the summer break have trailed new power unit parts as part of its continual hunt for performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

“Experiencing Formula One has been great” – Auer

Auer travelled to Hungary as early as last Friday to attend the Hungarian GP weekend

Auer: „Experiencing Formula One has been great“On his second day of testing for the Sahara Force India Formula One Team, DTM-driver Lukas Auer once again delivered in fine style.

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Aug 02

Robert Kubica begins highly anticipated F1 test

Paddock rumours have suggested Kubica feels he is ready to return to F1 straight away

Robert Kubica has begun one of the most keenly anticipated F1 test outings of recent years as he prepares to drive an ‘modern’ specification F1 car for the first time in almost seven years at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Seven FIA Formula 2 drivers to join F1 Test

More than a third of the grid to test in Budapest after Round 7

Seven FIA Formula 2 drivers to join F1 testSeven FIA Formula 2 drivers have been announced to join the upcoming Formula 1 test, which is set to follow this weekend’s races at the Hungaroring in Budapest on 1-2 August, with drivers sharing responsibilities with a variety of F1 drivers for the 2 day test.

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Jul 27

GP3: Russell to join Budapest F1 test

Series leader to test on both days with Mercedes

Russell to join Budapest F1 testGeorge Russell will stay in Budapest following the upcoming Round 4 at the Hungaroring to join Mercedes AMG F1 for both days of the Formula 1 test at the circuit, on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Robert Kubica to drive the R.S.17 at Hungaroring on August 2

This day is a new phase in assessing Robert Kubica’s capabilities

2017-06-09-08-33-16_0005Following two days of testing with a V8-powered 2012 Formula 1 car, the E20, on June 7 in Valencia, Spain and again on July 12 at Le Castellet in France, Robert Kubica will drive the R.S.17, on August 2 at the test session taking place at Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 21

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One

Now it has been officially confirmed

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One On 01st and 02nd August at the Hungaroring, Austrian Lucas Auer, currently second in the DTM championship standings, will execute his first Formula One tests – for the Force India F1 Team.

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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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