PREVIEW- Hard Hungary

Features Testing & Race Reports

Round 10 of the season takes place at the Hungaroring near the capital Budapest. The race was the first race behind the iron curtain in 1968 and was built outside the city and only took eight months to build. The circuit is very dusty because it hardly used.

Overtaking at the circuit is very difficult because they lack grid. This means that the best place to start the race is the race win. As it is a low speed circuit I would expect Ferrari to be close but can they make the move.

 

Facts and figures

Race Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydíj 2015
Venue Hungaroring, Mogyoród, Hungary
Circuit Length 4.381 km (2.722 mi)
Laps 70
Race Distance 306.663 km (190.560 mi)
Lap Record 1:19.071 (Michael Schumacher, Ferrari F2004, 2004)
Most wins drivers Michael Schumacher (4)

Lewis Hamilton (4)

Most wins manufacture McLaren (11)

 

Event timetable

  Local BST GMT
Friday
P1 1000-1130 0900-1030 0800-0930
P2 1400-1530 1300-1430 1200-1300
Saturday
P3 1100-1200 1000-1100 0900-1000
Qualifying  1400-1500 1300-1400 1200-1300
Sunday
Race 1400-1600 1300-1500 1200-1400

 

2014 Race Data

P1 Fastest P2 Fastest P3 Fastest Q1 Fastest Q2 Fastest Q3 Fastest Race Time Fastest Lap
01:25.814 01:24.482 01:24.048 01:23.310 01:23.310 01:22.715 01:53:05.058 01:25.724

 

Classics

2009 – Lewis Hamilton wins his first Grand Prix as World Champion but his 2008 championship rival fights for life after a head injury.

2006 – Jenson Button wins his first Grand Prix.

 

 

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