Hungaroring articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Heikki Kovalainen lucks in to maiden win 3rd August 2008, 14:57

Heikki Kovalainen became the 100th driver to win a Grand Prix in the Hungarian round of the championship. The win fell into his lap after a heartbreaking failure for Felipe Massa late in the race. Massa had grabbed the lead by the scruff of the neck with an excellent start and held onto the lead […]

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2008 Hungarian Grand Prix live blog

Join in the Hungarian Grand Prix live blog below. Here are some useful links: Links to live F1 video (please post any new video links here) Live F1 timing Radio commentary (UK) To read earlier messages in the live blog it will be easier if you turn off automatic scrolling using the button above. Launch […]

Hungarian GP: Thoughts on the start

Lewis Hamilton starts from his tenth career pole position at the Hungaroring and has an excellent chance of extending his championship advantage. Behind him the dusty condition of the right-hand side of the track could play a major role in deciding who takes up the chase of Hamilton – and whether Felipe Massa can challenge […]

Ferrari want softer Bridgestone tyres

An interesting article on Autosport yesterday gives some more insight into how McLaren have suddenly got the upper hand in the world championship battle. Ferrari believe part of McLaren’s advantage has been because the tyres supplied by Bridgestone at recent events have suited the MP4/23 better than the F2008. With Bridgestone yet to announce their […]

Sebastien Bourdais gets grid penalty 2nd August 2008, 16:13

Sebastien Bourdais will be moved back five places on the grid for tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The Toro Rosso driver was deemed to have impeded BMW’s Nick Heidfeld during the first part of qualifying. It prevented Heidfeld from being able to reach the second part of qualifying and left him 16th. The feeling on the […]

Lewis Hamilton heads McLaren one-two (2008 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying)

Lewis Hamilton will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position for the second year in a row. McLaren banished memories of their disastrous performance at the same track last year by claiming the one-two they missed out on twelve months ago. Ferrari struggled to match McLaren’s pace and though Felipe Massa took third Kimi […]

2008 Hungarian GP qualifying live blog

The Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying live blog has finished. See below to review the live blog in full.

2008 Hungarian Grand Prix FP3 Live Blog

The Hungarian Grand Prix free practice 3 live blog has ended. See below to review the blog in full.

Hungary practice – how quick are McLaren, and are Renault a threat? 1st August 2008, 22:47

After the first two practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton, who was fastest, said McLaren could go quicker. Kimi Raikkonen, fifth, admitted he was worried about McLaren’s pace. And Fernando Alonso, fourth, (with team mate Nelson Piquet Jnr second) was keen to keep a lid on expectations. So how fast are McLaren, […]

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