Canadian Nicholas Latifi set the fastest time in the last free practice session before the Hungarian Grand Prix on the wet Hungaroring track in a Williams car, which was 0.661 seconds faster than the closest pursuer, Charles Leclerc.
Max Verstappen believes that Red Bull's cars will be no match for Ferrari's in the Hungarian Grand Prix if the track remains dry. Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc set the fastest times of Friday's free practice with the cars of the Italian team, while Verstappen was just three tenths of a second behind Leclerc in the afternoon. The weather forecast says that we could see a rainy race at the Hungaroring, which, according to the Dutchman, will at least give the Red Bull team some hope. "I think they are a bit ahead of us and we will have a hard time beating them," Verstappen said on Friday night. "We'll try to close the gap, but if the track stays dry we won't be able to compete with them, but in the rain we might have a chance." As has been the case several times before, at Red Bull they have not found the right balance between the fast
For the second race in a row, Max Verstappen was left without a fight to win, due to the consequences of the action of the Mercedes racer. After a collision with Lewis Hamilton in Silverston, the Dutchman was hit this time by Hamilton's assistant Valtteri Bottas, who crashed into the back of Land Norris and pushed the McLaren racer into the Verstappn race car. “I was knocked out again by a Mercedes racer,” he said after the race, where he won a consolation point. "You really don't want that. I was left without the entire flank of the car, the bottom was also damaged. I did my best to score at least one point. It's not much, but it's at least a few, but we want as few races as possible." Verstappen had a bit of luck in the accident, as the race was interrupted due to debris on the track, so the mechanics had some time to quickly repair the car,
Frenchman Esteban Ocon (Alpine F1) is the surprising winner of the race for the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring, which was again marked by a collision in the first corner, in which both Red Bull racers and Mercedes racer Valtteri Bottas were involved. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1421879484924547074 The Finn lost a few places after a bad start, then made a big mistake on braking in the first corner, and slipped in the back of the Briton Land Norris (McLaren), who was then repulsed in Max Verstappn and Sergio Perez. The race was suspended and Bottas, Perez and Norris ended the race due to damaged race cars. While Bottas' teammate Lewis Hamilton, as the leader of the race, escaped the collision of Bottas and Norris, Verstappen took her out of it all with a strong
Lewis Hamilton is the winner of the race in Hungary. He was joined on stage by Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas. In fourth place was a rather lonely race driven by Lance Stroll. He was fifth this time ahead of Alex Albon and Sebastian Vettl, who were much better than his teammate Leclerc this time. Sergio Perez finished seventh ahead of Daniel Ricciard. Kevin Magnussen managed to take advantage of his team's good strategy and finished in ninth place. The last point, however, was won this time by Carlos Sainz. Charles Leclerc failed to take advantage of a good start to the race and finished in eleventh place. The same goes for both Willams racers, who fell completely back to the start in the race. The race was best started by Hamilton, who took the lead in the first turn. Much worse, however, st
Lewis Hamilton won the Hungaroring qualifiers with a time of 1: 13.447. Along with him, teammate Valtteri Bottas will start the race from the first row. The second starting line was occupied by Racing Point racers, Stroll ahead of Perez. Both Ferraris, Vettel ahead of Leclerc, will start from the third row. Max Verstappen set the seventh time, and Lando Norris, Carlos Sainz and Pierre Gasly also finished in the top ten. Daniel Ricciardo will start the race in eleventh place. They surprised the Willams racers, who qualified for the second part for the first time after the 2018 Monza race. George Russell finished twelfth and Nicholas Latifi fifteenth. Among them were Alex Albon and Esteban Ocon. In the first part, both Alfa Romeo, Haas and Daniil Kvyat were eliminated. Results: Pos Dirkač Š
Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time of the third free practice at the Hungaroring. Mercedes' dominance was confirmed by Lewis Hamilton in second place. Sergio Perez was the closest to the silver arrows, finishing in third place ahead of Charles Leclerc and teammate Lanco Stroll. Max Verstappen, who spent most of his training on medium-hard tires, eventually managed to set a sixth time. Lando Norris was also in seventh place faster than Carlos Sainz. Sebastian Vettel, on the other hand, was last in eighth place within one second of the fastest time. Pierre Gasly and Daniel Ricciardo finished in the top ten.
Sebastian Vettel won the rainy second training session in Hungary with a time of 1: 40.464. Due to the rain, which otherwise subsided during the training, the whole event on the track was significantly reduced. As many as eight racers did not set the time. Among the most active on the track were the Ferrari racers. Valtteri Bottas was the closest to the German. The third time was set by Carlos Sainz in front of both Racing Point racers. The sixth time was set by Pierre Gasly in front of Max Verstappn, Romain Grosjean, Kimi Raikkonen. Charles Leclerc, who had much more problems than his teammate, finished in the top ten. Antonio Giovinazzi, Lando Norris and Daniil Kvyat were the last to set the times. Pos Chassis Racer No. laps Time Lag 1 Sebastia
Lewis Hamilton dictated the pace in the first free practice for the Hungarian GP. Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel came closest to the Mercedes race. The former was 0.165 seconds slower than the Briton, and Vettel was 0.001 seconds more. Concerns about the reliability of the racing cars are already appearing in the Mercedes camp, as Valtteri Bottas spent the entire training in the pits after problems with the powertrain and did not set the time.
Sebastian Vettel achieved his 46th career victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, increasing his advantage in the World Cup to 14 points before the start of the summer break. Ferrari's team success was complemented by Kimi Raikkonen, who was faster than his teammate for most of the race, but on the closed track Hungaroring wanted to stay in second place and protect Vettl's back from Valtteri Bottas and later Lewis Hamilton. Third was Bottas at the end, who dropped past Hamilton in the 52nd lap so he could try to beat at least one of the Ferraris. As the Briton was unsuccessful in this, he slowed down in the last bend of the last lap and dropped Bottas back to third place, finishing himself fourth. The fastest lap in the race was taken by Fernando Alonso, who finished in the finish line
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