There are a few ways that Formula One can inform a driver that there’s faster traffic behind him. One is with the traditional blue flag thrown by trackside marshals. Another, more desperate but more entertaining method, is for the overtaking driver to flip the bird as he blows by the slower car. Let’s watch!
Conditions were so nasty at the Hungaroring yesterday that 11 drivers of the 22-car Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix field set qualifying times slower than 107% the time of Rosberg’s leading 1:33.302 lap, reports Racer. Under F1's 107% rule, anyone who qualifies that slowly gets pulled from the race.
Exactly twenty years ago today, one of the most baffling moments in Formula One history happened: Taki Inoue got hit by the medical car at the 1995 Hungarian Grand Prix. Let’s take a moment to remember one of the most bizarre mishaps in F1, shall we?
Wait, what? What just happened? Did we actually see something... different happen at the Hungarian Grand Prix today? Was that an outcome different from every typical Formula One race lately? Did we all wake up in Bizarro World? What the hell is going on?
The day Formula 1 first set a wheel at a race track following the passing of one of its own.
Kimi Raikkönen is almost as excited about the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix as I am, which might as well be his last one here in an F1 car since Ferrari is rumored to sign Valtteri Bottas this weekend for the next season.
Finally, the time has come. I've made it to a Formula One event. It wasn't the race, though, only free practice. But even that was enough to re-evaluate some of my ideas about the world of F1.
The Hungaroring. Dull track for single-seaters, yes. But there is an underlying subtext that makes it a - nevertheless - interesting event to have on the Formula One calendar. Bit of history and facts.
A 104-degree track, a booze-cooled audience, screaming V8s with Mercedes-AMG at its best and the GP2 paddock, where everybody wants to upgrade their ride. Here's what it's like backstage at the Hungaroring.
If you're tuned into the Hungarian Grand Prix, then this is the place to be.
There really is nothing like the glory of changing weather conditions for sprinkling fairy dust on a Grand Prix. A shot of rain on a cool day was enough to turn the tedium of the Hungaroring into a sparkling race to remember. It also didn’t hurt to have the sultan of capricious weather on the grid, hungry for a win. …
This Sunday will mark the 75th anniversary of the Hungarian Grand Prix, an event held since…1986. Fifty years before Formula One came to the Hungaroring, there was a Grand Prix race in downtown Budapest with 100,000 people in attendance. The Silver Arrows came. Scuderia Ferrari came. Three-quarters of a century later,…
This is the pit area of the Hungaroring in the Budapest suburbs, photographed on a track day one week after the Hungarian Grand Prix. That’s a ton of super-soft racing rubber. (Photo Credit: miki3d)
Two days since Felipe Massa was hit on the head by a 1.5-pound chunk-of-suspension at 150 MPH during qualifying for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix and smashing his face into hamburger (above), he's awake and stable. Here's what we know.