A strange session at the Hungaroring produced an unlikely pole sitter. Here’s a collection of pictures from qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso used a very light fuel load to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Behind him, both the Red Bulls are at least 14kg heavier and Brawn’s Jenson Button has 27kg more than the Renault driver. Here are the fuel loads in full:
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 … Continue reading Alonso takes surprise pole after horror crash for Massa
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 – … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix grid (updated)
Review the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying live blog below.
Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 3 live blog below.
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 … Continue reading Jaime Alguersuari’s first day at the office
Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 2 live blog below.
Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 1 live blog below.
The Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend is expected to be dry and sunny as usual. Since F1 first visited the Hungaroring in 1986 the race has only seen rain on one occasion – when Jenson Button scored his maiden victory three years ago. Friday is expected to be the hottest day this year with temperatures … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix weather forecast
Here are the times for the BBC?óÔé¼Ôäós F1 coverage in Britain this weekend. Friday 24th July Free practice 1 – 8.55-10.35, BBC Red Button and online Free practice 2 – 12.55-14.35, BBC Red Button and online Saturday 25th July Free practice 3 – 9.55-11.05, BBC Red Button and online Qualifying – 12.10-14.15, BBC One, BBC … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix TV times
If the first half of the championship was about the domination of Brawn, the second half will be about whether Red Bull can catch them. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be the perfect test of Red Bull’s improved RB5. The slow track and warm temperatures should favour the BGP 001, so if Red Bull can … Continue reading McLaren expect strong Hungaroring result (Hungarian Grand Prix preview)
The complete story of the Fernando Alonso / Lewis Hamilton / McLaren qualifying scandal at the 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix
At the heart of last year’s biggest controversy, the after-effects of which were still visible in the spectator enclosures at Barcelona this weekend, is a rather pathetic row about who swore at who in the heat of the moment. The explosive fall-out between Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso at the Hungarian Grand Prix set in … Continue reading Was Dennis to blame in McLaren’s Hungary row?