Alonso takes surprise pole in disrupted session (Hungarian GP qualifying)

Felipe Massa’s horrific crash caused a substantial delay to qualifying at the Hungaroring – after which Fernando Alonso claimed his first pole position in almost two years. The result was even more of a surprise as the final moments of qualifying were disrupted by a total failure of the timing systems, meaning even the drivers […]

Hungarian Grand Prix grid (updated)

1. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’21.569 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’21.607 3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’21.741 4. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’21.839 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’21.890 6. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’22.095 7. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’22.468 8. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’22.511 9. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota – […]

Felipe Massa crashes after being struck by debris during qualifying

2009 Hungarian Grand Prix

Felipe Massa crashed heavily during the second part of qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix after apparently being struck by a piece of debris.

Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying live blog

Review the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying live blog below.

Hungarian Grand Prix practice 3 live blog

Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 3 live blog below.

F1 links: New deal for teams imminent

As the political ice in F1 continues to thaw, the FIA has now indicated a revised commercial agreement should be signed by the teams within a week. Of course, we’ll have to go through all this again in a year or two’s time when its successor is being negotiated… Concorde Agreement "Subject to the approval […]

Jaime Alguersuari’s first day at the office


Despite the inevitable rows over him becoming the youngest F1 driver ever, Jaime Alguersuari made his first appearance in an official Formula 1 session today. He’s only the second new driver to arrive in F1 this year – joining his team mate Sebastien Buemi who, with nine Grand Prix starts to his name, looks like […]

Make your Hungarian GP predictions

Who will be on top at the Hungaroring this weekend? Name your choice for pole position and the poium and join the race to win a selection of F1 prizes…

Mark Webber’s career in video (Part 2)


F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his lok at Mark Webber’s F1 career so far. If there’s one thing Mark Webber is known for, it’s fighting through adversity. He had to go through a lot of it to get to the top. Before he could win, he had to face a lot more of it.

F1 links: Row brews over Alguersuari

As the drivers prepare for the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend the newest among their number – Jaime Alguersuari – is at the centre of a dispute over his suitability to race in F1: Vettel defends under-fire Alguersuari Sebastian Vettel: "I heard Mark was not so pleased about the fact that Jaime is driving this weekend. […]

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