Looking back on the technical developments from Hockenheim and the Hungaroring, here?óÔé¼Ôäós John Beamer. As Mark Webber said the list of accusations thrown at Red Bull is starting to look silly. First we had the trick ride height system, then illegal suspension fairings and now flexing front wings. In the midst of all this teams … Continue reading Technical review: German and Hungarian Grands Prix
German F1 fan Nikolai Vogler went to his home race at the Hockenheimring and the back-to-back round in Hungary one week later. Here’s his view from the stands. While the F1 teams had to handle two races with just one week in between, me and a group of friends decided to follow them to the … Continue reading From the stands: Nikolai Vogler watches two races in one week
The Hungarian Grand Prix organisers marked the 25th anniversary of their first F1 race this weekend. They put on a lavish ceremony attended by F1’s top drivers, Formula One Management CEO Bernie Ecclestone and the new Hungarian President P?â?íl Schmitt. The video below from Hungarian news site index.hu shows some highlights from the event including … Continue reading Ecclestone asks Hungarian President “Was your crown made in China?”
Williams technical director Sam Michael said he was happy with the team’s decision not to pit Rubens Barrichello during the safety car period in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Barrichello was ninth before the safety car came out and ended the race tenth, having fallen behind team mate Nico H?â??lkenberg, both Saubers and Jenson Button. Michael … Continue reading Michael defends Barrichello strategy
Formula 1 got a wake-up call at the Hungaroring when two potentially dangerous accidents happened within seconds of each other in the pit lane.
Red Bull’s domination, Michael Schumacher’s controversial move on Rubens Barrichello, chaos in the pit lane – there was no shortage of stories at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Find all the F1 Fanatic Hungarian Grand Prix coverage in one place below ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ from Friday practice to the post-race review and our live comments on every session.
Previously it seemed drivers could do what they liked to defend position. Yesterday’s decision will hopefully set a new precedent for a better standard of driving in motor racing.
Which driver did the best job during the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Red Bull had both their cars on the front row for the sixth time this year, but once again they weren’t able to translate that into a one-two finish. Despite that there was plenty for them to celebrate in their 100th Grand Prix start as they took the lead in the constructors’ championship and Mark … Continue reading Red Bull mark 100th F1 start with win (Hungarian Grand Prix facts and stats)
Red Bull’s performance advantage was visible from first practice at the Hungaroring. It reached a peak of 1.214 seconds per lap – the gap between pole-sitter Vettel and third placed Fernando Alonso in qualifying. But the flexing front wing which helped them achieve such amazing speed is likely to be outlawed at the next race.