Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Norris: Wet running not as tricky as expected - PlanetF1

Having had his first taste of Formula 1 action in the wet, Lando Norris was surprised by the amount of grid he had during Tuesday's Hungarian GP test.

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Vandoorne felt ‘back to normal’ in Hungary - PlanetF1

Although Stoffel Vandoorne was left to rue his DNF in Hungary, he says it was at least a good sign that "everything is back to normal" for the Belgian racer.

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Win a 3-night golf break AND football tickets - PlanetF1

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Haas right not to waste money on test – Magnussen | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Haas right not to waste money on test - Magnussen • Renault's Bob Bell steps back to advisor role • Leclerc frustrated by young driver criticisms

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Latest F1 tech updates in post-Hungarian GP testing - Motorsport.com

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Strategy Report: How wet qualifying opened the door for Mercedes - Motorsport.com

There’s nothing quite like a wet qualifying session to make things interesting for a Grand Prix, and in Budapest we had just such a scenario. It means everyone can choose their starting tyres; it opens up the strategic possibilities from the start, rather than only the cars starting outside the Top 10 having some fun with tyre choices. In Hungary the rain caught out title contender ... ... Keep reading

Read more: Strategy Report: How wet qualifying opened the door for Mercedes - Motorsport.com

Vandoorne: Hungary shows things "back to normal" - Motorsport.com

Vandoorne has endured a difficult second season in F1 so far, scoring just eight points to teammate Fernando Alonso’s 44 and failing to escape Q1 at every race since June’s Canadian GP. Silverstone and Hockenheim were particularly bad, as Vandoorne qualified slowest of all at the latter venue and said he was struggling to match Alonso even in a single corner. Alonso backed his teammate ... ... Keep reading

Read more: Vandoorne: Hungary shows things "back to normal" - Motorsport.com

Giovinazzi beats Vettel's lap record to top first test day - Motorsport.com

The Italian registered an impressive day behind the wheel of the SF71H by building on his morning benchmark with impressive afternoon times, initially on the medium (1m17.807s) and supersoft tyres (1m16.887s). His effort on supersofts brought him within 0.7s of Vettel’s lap record, a 1m16.170s set during FP3 for last weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix. With just over two hours to go ... ... Keep reading

Read more: Giovinazzi beats Vettel's lap record to top first test day - Motorsport.com

Latest F1 tech updates in post-Hungarian GP testing - Motorsport.com

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Mercedes and Ferrari compared - SkySports F1

Mercedes and Ferrari's title-challenging cars have different strengths and weaknesses but are ultimately separated by "small margins" over a lap, says James Allison.

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Ferrari breaks the lap record on the opening day of the Hungaroring tests - F1technical.net

Ferrari development driver Antonio Giovinazzi set the pace on the opening day of the post-Hungarian GP tests, lowering the unofficial Hungaroring track record on Pirelli's softest compound.

Read more: Ferrari breaks the lap record on the opening day of the Hungaroring tests - F1technical.net

Strategy Report: How wet qualifying opened the door for Mercedes - Motorsport.com

There’s nothing quite like a wet qualifying session to make things interesting for a Grand Prix, and in Budapest we had just such a scenario.It means everyone can choose their starting tyres; it opens up the strategic possibilities from the start, rather than only the cars starting outside the Top 10 having some fun with tyre choices.In Hungary the rain caught out title contender ... Keep reading

Read more: Strategy Report: How wet qualifying opened the door for Mercedes - Motorsport.com

Russell: ‘Few issues’ limited Mercedes test - PlanetF1

George Russell has revealed there were a "few issues" which "limited" his time in the Mercedes W09 in Hungary, but is still pleased with performance.

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Giovinazzi: Ferrari car ‘has improved dramatically’ - PlanetF1

Antonio Giovinazzi has said that he has noticed a "dramatic improvement" in the Ferrari car after setting a blistering pace in Hungary testing.

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Vandoorne: Hungary shows things "back to normal" - Motorsport.com

Vandoorne has endured a difficult second season in F1 so far, scoring just eight points to teammate Fernando Alonso’s 44 and failing to escape Q1 at every race since June’s Canadian GP.Silverstone and Hockenheim were particularly bad, as Vandoorne qualified slowest of all at the latter venue and said he was struggling to match Alonso even in a single corner.Alonso backed his teammate ... Keep reading

Read more: Vandoorne: Hungary shows things "back to normal" - Motorsport.com

Giovinazzi unofficially beats Hungaroring track record in F1 test | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Antonio Giovinazzi set the fastest recorded lap of the Hungaroring as headed the first day of testing for Ferrari by two-and-a-half seconds.

Read more: Giovinazzi unofficially beats Hungaroring track record in F1 test | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Giovinazzi beats Vettel's lap record to top first test day - Motorsport.com

The Italian registered an impressive day behind the wheel of the SF71H by building on his morning benchmark with impressive afternoon times, initially on the medium (1m17.807s) and supersoft tyres (1m16.887s).His effort on supersofts brought him within 0.7s of Vettel’s lap record, a 1m16.170s set during FP3 for last weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.With just over two hours to go ... Keep reading

Read more: Giovinazzi beats Vettel's lap record to top first test day - Motorsport.com

Hungaroring F1 test: Giovinazzi blitzes Vettel's record for Ferrari - Autosport

Antonio Giovinazzi lapped more than half a second quicker than Sebastian Vettel's official circuit record as he used hypersoft tyres to comfortably top day one of Formula 1's Hungaroring test

Read more: Hungaroring F1 test: Giovinazzi blitzes Vettel's record for Ferrari - Autosport

Bell steps down as Renault tech chief for part-time role - Motorsport.com

Bell rejoined Renault at the start of 2016, having worked with the team as technical director – a stint that included its 2005-06 title-winning seasons – before leaving in late 2010 and having spells as Mercedes’ technical director and then a consultant for Manor.He was re-recruited and tasked with establishing Renault’s technical structure for its works team's return to the F1 grid ... Keep reading

Read more: Bell steps down as Renault tech chief for part-time role - Motorsport.com

Bell steps down as Renault's F1 technical chief for part-time role - Autosport

Bob Bell is switching from his role as the Renault Formula 1 team's chief technical officer to a part-time position as a technical advisor to the French manufacturer

Read more: Bell steps down as Renault's F1 technical chief for part-time role - Autosport

Hungaroring testing: Ferrari's Antonio Giovinazzi leads the way after the morning session - F1technical.net

Antonio Giovinazzi set the fastest lap time during the morning session of the first test day at the Hungaroring. The most diligent was the New-Zealander Brandon Hartley, covering a total of 94 laps around the twisty layout of the Hungarian race circuit. F1Technical's Balázs Szabó reports from the track.

Read more: Hungaroring testing: Ferrari's Antonio Giovinazzi leads the way after the morning session - F1technical.net

The full story behind the Force India crisis - Motorsport.com

The Force India legal saga dominated the headlines over the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend, but while some initially interpreted it as a negative development - with the word 'administration' inevitably triggering memories of the painful demise of both Caterham and Manor – it is in fact the opposite.If all goes to plan, the next few days should see steps made towards a change of team ... Keep reading

Read more: The full story behind the Force India crisis - Motorsport.com

F1 teams will recover lost performance from 2019 wings – Pirelli | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 teams will recover the performance lost from new, lower-downforce front wings despite predictions they would be 1.5 seconds slower in 2019, according to Pirelli.

Read more: F1 teams will recover lost performance from 2019 wings – Pirelli | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Tension is growing between Red Bull and Renault - F1technical.net

Red Bull and Renault are set to part ways at the end of the 2018 season, but tensions are mounting in the wake of recent technical glitches with the Renault power unit.

Read more: Tension is growing between Red Bull and Renault - F1technical.net

Why Key could face an impossible task at McLaren - Motorsport.com

Incoming McLaren technical director James Key is someone I rate very highly. I worked with him at Jordan in his early years in Formula 1 and as he worked his way through various areas in the company he was always 100% committed to whatever he was asked to do.He has always been highly motivated and driven to get the best out of any situation, and has held the role of technical director ... Keep reading

Read more: Why Key could face an impossible task at McLaren - Motorsport.com

Giovinazzi tops first morning of Hungary test for Ferrari - Motorsport.com

The Italian driver, who appeared for Sauber in first practice at the Hungaroring last Friday, clocked a 1m19.648s on soft tyres in the third hour of running.That was more than three seconds slower than the fastest time through the race weekend, a 1m16.170s set by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in FP3, as Tuesday’s drivers went about their test programmes.Giovinazzi usurped McLaren’s ... Keep reading

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Hungaroring testing: Giovinazzi fastest for Ferrari on first morning - Autosport

Antonio Giovinazzi set the pace for Ferrari on the opening morning of Formula 1's post-Hungarian Grand Prix test

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Red Bull junior Ticktum's test absence a legacy of racing ban - Motorsport.com

Ticktum won last year’s Macau GP and currently lies second in the European Formula 3 Championship.He has also competed in GP3 and Japan’s Super Formula category, and is widely regarded as being qualified to test in terms of experience and ability - but cannot yet obtain an International A licence from the FIA.Red Bull had planned to run him in Hungary this week, but has opted to ... Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull junior Ticktum's test absence a legacy of racing ban - Motorsport.com

Dan Ticktum's F1 test absence in Hungary goes back to 2016 ban - Autosport

Red Bull protege Dan Ticktum's ineligibility to take part in Formula 1 testing is a legacy of his 2016 ban from racing, FIA race director Charlie Whiting has explained

Read more: Dan Ticktum's F1 test absence in Hungary goes back to 2016 ban - Autosport

Renault needs to solve 'unacceptable' F1 tyre issues in Hungary test - Autosport

Renault says this week's Hungaroring test will be crucial in helping it address its understanding of Pirelli's Formula 1 tyres, which team boss Cyril Abiteboul says is currently "not acceptable"

Read more: Renault needs to solve 'unacceptable' F1 tyre issues in Hungary test - Autosport

Force India sale plans compromised by rival teams - Motorsport.com

Under the terms of the Concorde Agreement, a team emerging from administration is regarded as a new entity and can only retain the commercial rights accrued by the original team if all other teams agree.It’s a similar process to that undertaken when a team asks to receive its F1 prize fund payments in advance.After a meeting in Budapest last weekend, McLaren, Renault and Williams all ... Keep reading

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Rival F1 teams compromise Force India sale plans - Autosport

The efforts of Force India administrator FRP Advisory to sell the team in the coming days could be compromised by opposition from three rival teams

Read more: Rival F1 teams compromise Force India sale plans - Autosport

Blue flags to lap cars made Gasly aware how good Hungarian GP was - Autosport

Pierre Gasly realised how well his Hungarian Grand Prix was going when he saw blue flags being waved for the Formula 1 drivers he was lapping, not for himself

Read more: Blue flags to lap cars made Gasly aware how good Hungarian GP was - Autosport

F1 2019 given its wings - SkySports F1

Force India and Williams have given a glimpse of F1 2019-style car design by testing prototype versions of the simplified front wings which will be introduced next season.

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Renault stopped listening to Horner in 2015 - PlanetF1

The very public spat between Renault and Red Bull has continued with Cyril Abiteboul saying they stopped listening to Christian Horner years ago.

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Gasly: Blue flags made me realise how well I was doing - Motorsport.com

The Toro Rosso driver finished sixth, best of the rest outside of Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull, to net his third big points finish of the year.Gasly was the last driver to finish on the lead lap and started laughing post-race as he talked about his first experience of lapping cars on merit. He recalled: “As soon as I started to arrive behind the Williams, I think [it was] actually ... Keep reading

Read more: Gasly: Blue flags made me realise how well I was doing - Motorsport.com

Mercedes target Williams seat for Russell - PlanetF1

Mercedes are aiming to get their reserve and development driver, George Russell, onto the 2019 grid with Williams, according to The Times.

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Issue #35 of GP Gazette is now online - Motorsport.com

For the second consecutive race it should have been a Ferrari cakewalk – yet Lewis Hamilton walked away with all 25 points.Just like in Germany a week earlier the turning point for the reigning World Champion was rain, although this time it was in qualifying.So how did Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes turn a wet-weather pole into a dry-weather win despite a car speed deficit? Edd Straw's ... Keep reading

Read more: Issue #35 of GP Gazette is now online - Motorsport.com

First pictures: New front wings for 2019 season appear in Hungaroring test | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

The first example of the new, wider front wing teams will use during the 2019 F1 season has appeared during today's test at the Hungaroring.

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Hungarian GP: Best of team radio - Motorsport.com

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Live: 2018 F1 in-season testing – Hungaroring day one | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Join us to follow the first day of the in-season test at the Hungaroring on RaceFans Live.

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F1 Testing in Hungary LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Driver line-ups on first day of Hungary test - PlanetF1

We are not quite done for the summer just yet. Tuesday is the first of two days of in-season testing at Hungary.

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Desperate Bottas risked massive controversy - Palmer - BBC F1

In his latest BBC Sport column, former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer explores how reluctant 'wingman' Valtteri Bottas diced with controversy in Hungary.

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F1 to use longer DRS zone at Spa for Belgian GP | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: F1 to use longer DRS zone at Spa for Belgian GP • Verstappen apologises for radio swearing • Mercedes W08 added to Gran Turismo

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“The same mistake’s been made again”: Has F1 repeated its 2009 aesthetic gaffe? | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Some Formula 1 designers are concerned that new, wider front wings for 2019, which will be tested for the first time this week, will spoil the cars' aesthetic appeal.

Read more: “The same mistake’s been made again”: Has F1 repeated its 2009 aesthetic gaffe? | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Brawn: F1 will do all it can to help save Force India - Motorsport.com

The move into administration, triggered by its driver Sergio Perez, has been done to shore up the long-term future of the team but part of that relies on it being able to continue with its full share of F1 prize money. It requires the consent of all its rivals to have access to those funds under a new owner. Brawn used his usual post-race debrief to say all F1 participants deserved ... Keep reading

Read more: Brawn: F1 will do all it can to help save Force India - Motorsport.com

Ross Brawn: Formula 1 will do all it can to save Force India - Autosport

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says the commercial rights holder will do "all in its power" to ensure Force India survives after going into administration

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Did Bottas really deserve a penalty in the Hungarian GP? – video - Motorsport.com

Both incidents were the subject of much debate after the race, suggesting neither was particularly clear cut, while there were even suggestions from some that Vettel and Ricciardo could have been seen as the aggressors, rather than the Finn, who was struggling to defend his position on heavily worn tyres.  In our latest video below, Autosport’s Glenn Freeman and Andrew van de Burgt ... Keep reading

Read more: Did Bottas really deserve a penalty in the Hungarian GP? – video - Motorsport.com

Did Valtteri Bottas deserve a penalty in F1's Hungarian Grand Prix? - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas was the centre of attention in the closing laps of Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix, colliding with Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo and picking up a penalty for the latter

Read more: Did Valtteri Bottas deserve a penalty in F1's Hungarian Grand Prix? - Autosport

Lando Norris' F2 Diary: Hungary - SkySports F1

Goodwood, Hockenheim & Budapest...three very different events

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Driver line-up for the post-Hungarian GP tests - F1technical.net

Despite many team members have already started their vacation after the Sunday's Hungarian GP, smaller groups from the crews stayed at the Hungaroring to complete the second and last in-season testing programme during the 2018 championship campaign.

Read more: Driver line-up for the post-Hungarian GP tests - F1technical.net

Hamilton extends points lead as Mercedes contain Ferrari | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Ferrari had the speed but Mercedes had the advantage of track position. That plus a slip-up in the pits handed Lewis Hamilton his fifth win of 2018.

Read more: Hamilton extends points lead as Mercedes contain Ferrari | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Hamilton: A need for speed? - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has warned that speed alone will not be enough to win F1's 2018 titles - which may be good news for Mercedes if Ferrari maintain their pace advantage when the season resumes.

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Mercedes admits Bottas' help was crucial to Hamilton's victory - F1technical.net

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff admitted that Valtteri Bottas contributed to his team-mate Lewis Hamilton's triumph in the Hungarian Grand Prix with holding up the Ferraris.

Read more: Mercedes admits Bottas' help was crucial to Hamilton's victory - F1technical.net

Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, wins first race at same circuit as his father - BBC F1

Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, wins his first Formula 3 race at the same circuit his father enjoyed his maiden F1 win.

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Teams set to reveal first look at ‘19 front wing - Motorsport.com

F1 is introducing new front wing rules for next season in a bid to improve overtaking.The wing will need to be 200mm wider and 25mm deeper than this season, while complicated upper flaps and endplates will be eradicated.Williams and Force India have confirmed their intent to run a new wing this week's two-day test at the Hungaroring.If 2019 parts are trialled in the test, which ... Keep reading

Read more: Teams set to reveal first look at ‘19 front wing - Motorsport.com

Who's driving in the Hungary Test? - SkySports F1

The end of the Hungarian GP may mark F1's summer break but there's still track action to look forward to, with the sport's final in-season test of the year taking place at the Hungaroring.

Read more: Who's driving in the Hungary Test? - SkySports F1

Williams to trial experimental 2019 front wing in Hungary test - Autosport

Williams is preparing to trial an experimental version of Formula 1's new 2019 front wings this week in Hungary

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Verstappen sorry for sweary rant - SkySports F1

Max Verstappen has expressed regret over his expletive-laden radio rant when his Red Bull car retired with an engine failure during Sunday's Hungarian GP.

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Hamilton says "big car change" set up Hungary win - Motorsport.com

Mercedes struggled on Friday in Budapest, finishing fifth and sixth in both sessions with Hamilton 0.4s and 0.7s off the pace both times.The Hungarian track is not best suited to Mercedes' design philosophy and Hamilton's title rival Sebastian Vettel appeared favourite for victory, before Hamilton took advantage of a wet qualifying session to claim pole and then commanded proceedings ... Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton says "big car change" set up Hungary win - Motorsport.com

Tales from the Hungarian Grand Prix paddock – Sunday - F1technical.net

Formula One is heating up for a scorching Hungarian Grand Prix. F1Technical.net's Balázs Szabó is breathing in every inch of the last race before the summer break, bringing the latest from the paddock to you.

Read more: Tales from the Hungarian Grand Prix paddock – Sunday - F1technical.net

Verstappen: Hungarian GP radio outburst after engine failure was wrong - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says he was wrong to unleash an expletive-laden radio outburst during the Hungarian Grand Prix after his Renault engine failed

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Verstappen: Sweary radio rant was wrong - Motorsport.com

The Red Bull driver was furious that his hopes of a strong finish at the Hungaroring were wrecked when he suffered a suspected MGU-K failure on lap six.As his car rolled to a halt, he screamed over the team radio: "Can I not just go ahead and **** it. I don't care if this engine blows up… What a ******* joke all the time with this ****. Honestly."Although saying on Sunday night that ... Keep reading

Read more: Verstappen: Sweary radio rant was wrong - Motorsport.com

McLaren: Sainz high on 2019 list - SkySports F1

McLaren have disclosed that Stoffel Vandoorne and the "excellent" Carlos Sainz are under consideration for a 2019 race seat, though the team are also talking to drivers "up and down the pit-lane".

Read more: McLaren: Sainz high on 2019 list - SkySports F1

Max Verstappen sorry for expletive-laden rant during Hungarian GP - BBC F1

Max Verstappen apologises for an expletive-laden outburst which was broadcast on a radio transmission during the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Vettel doubts Bottas stopped him from beating Hamilton - Motorsport.com

Vettel started the race on soft tyres compared to the Mercedes drivers running ultrasofts, but was poised to jump the early-stopping Bottas after a strong first stint.That would have given him a clear run at race leader Hamilton on fresher, softer tyres, but Vettel lost time near the end of his stint with traffic and then had a slow pitstop.Vettel, who went on to finish second after ... Keep reading

Read more: Vettel doubts Bottas stopped him from beating Hamilton - Motorsport.com

Raikkonen says he needs to make better starts | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Kimi Raikkonen admits he needs to improve his starts after losing a place on lap one for the seventh time this year in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Raikkonen says he needs to make better starts | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hungarian GP driver ratings - SkySports F1



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Ticktum’s one-year ban cost him Red Bull F1 test chance | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull junior driver Dan Ticktum missed out on his chance to test for the Formula 1 team this week because his one-year ban prevented him from acquiring the necessary licence in time.

Read more: Ticktum’s one-year ban cost him Red Bull F1 test chance | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Renault responds to Horner's Hungary criticism - Motorsport.com

Interviewed on air by Sky F1 immediately after Max Verstappen retired from the Hungarian GP with an MGU-K issue, Horner expressed his frustration, which was exacerbated by the fact that it came so soon after an engine failure for Daniel Ricciardo in Germany."I am not going to get drawn into saying too much," said Horner."But we pay multi millions of pounds for these engines, for a ... Keep reading

Read more: Renault responds to Horner's Hungary criticism - Motorsport.com

Renault ignoring latest outburst from Red Bull F1 boss Horner - Autosport

Renault Sport Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul insists his company is not concerned by criticism from Red Bull's Christian Horner and now ignores his comments

Read more: Renault ignoring latest outburst from Red Bull F1 boss Horner - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton's 'big car change' set up F1 victory in Hungary - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton said a "big car change" from his Mercedes Formula 1 team after Friday practice paved the way for him to win the Hungarian Grand Prix

Read more: Lewis Hamilton's 'big car change' set up F1 victory in Hungary - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel doubts Valtteri Bottas stopped Lewis Hamilton defeat - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel doubts he would have passed Lewis Hamilton even had he not been held up behind the Mercedes Formula 1 driver's team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the Hungarian Grand Prix

Read more: Sebastian Vettel doubts Valtteri Bottas stopped Lewis Hamilton defeat - Autosport

Vettel doubts slow pit stop cost him victory chance | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel says his slow pit stop in the Hungarian Grand Prix probably didn't cost him a chance to beat Lewis Hamilton to victory.

Read more: Vettel doubts slow pit stop cost him victory chance | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hungarian Grand Prix driver ratings - Motorsport.com

Lewis HamiltonRating: 9Hamilton really made the difference in the sodden final sector on his way to pole position. After that superb performance, it was a question of controlling the race, with the strong first stint extending the life of the ultrasoft vitally important. The only question mark is we'll never know the answer to is how he would have responded to Vettel pressure late ... Keep reading

Read more: Hungarian Grand Prix driver ratings - Motorsport.com

Renault hit back at Red Bull in war of words - PlanetF1

Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul has bit back at Christian Horner and Red Bull, saying that there were "no problems with our cars" during Sunday???s Hungarian GP.

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Trio of teams thwarting Force India takeover – report - PlanetF1

McLaren, Renault and Williams could reportedly thwart the proposed Force India takeover deal because of a disagreement over prize money.

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Fernando Alonso backtracks on Romain Grosjean radio criticism - Autosport

Fernando Alonso has conceded Romain Grosjean's opportunistic overtake at the Hungarian Grand Prix's first virtual safety car restart was fair, having initially suggested it might breach Formula 1 rules

Read more: Fernando Alonso backtracks on Romain Grosjean radio criticism - Autosport

Alonso concedes Grosjean did better job at VSC restart - Motorsport.com

Alonso initially indicated over McLaren team radio that Grosjean's Haas illegally overtook when Grosjean snuck past Alonso at the VSC restart on lap seven of 70."Grosjean passed me under the safety car. I was right on the delta [minimum time limit] so I don't know," Alonso reported.The stewards ultimately did not investigate Grosjean's move and after the race Alonso admitted Grosjean ... Keep reading

Read more: Alonso concedes Grosjean did better job at VSC restart - Motorsport.com

Vettel: Ferrari can 'unleash' - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari still have plenty of "potential to unleash" in their bid to wrestle back the championship advantage from Mercedes after the summer break.

Read more: Vettel: Ferrari can 'unleash' - SkySports F1

Alonso: Grosjean did ‘better job’ on VSC restart - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has admitted that Romain Grosjean did a "better job" than he did on the VSC restart, which saw the Frenchman overtake the McLaren man.

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Ricciardo: ‘It is a good time for the break’ - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted that the summer break has come at exactly the right time for himself and Red Bull.

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Proposal to test in Bahrain is shelved - PlanetF1

Formula 1 won't hold its pre-season tests in Bahrain next year as there wasn't "enough support" for a change of venue, according to Paddy Lowe.

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How Mercedes stole a win in Ferrari territory - Motorsport.com

The Hungarian Grand Prix was supposed to be an exercise in damage limitation for Mercedes. Winning was a long-shot and "wasn't realistic", in the words of team boss Toto Wolff, on Ferrari territory.Yet ultimately it was Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton inflicting the damage on Ferrari rather than sustaining it, thanks to what was ultimately a dominant victory.That Mercedes came within six ... Keep reading

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Vandoorne refusing to listen to rumours - PlanetF1

Stoffel Vandoorne's DNF in the Hungarian GP could not have come at a worse time as the Belgian racer fights for his Formula 1 future.

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Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day four | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

After a weekend of intrigue in the F1 paddock, the final day before the summer break sees a slackening of the pace. Was five races in six weeks too much of a good thing?

Read more: Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day four | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Kimi Raikkonen: Hungary podium didn't feel like a happy finish - Autosport

Kimi Raikkonen does not feel his Hungarian Grand Prix podium was "a very happy finish" or a "very good" Formula 1 race

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Raikkonen: Hungary podium "not a very happy finish" - Motorsport.com

The Ferrari driver was third at the Hungaroring, one place behind teammate Sebastian Vettel as Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took a second successive victory.Ferrari was favourite for the Hungarian GP as the circuit suits its car better than Mercedes, but its two drivers were only able to salvage second and third late on as Valtteri Bottas's tyres faded."It doesn't really feel like a very ... Keep reading

Read more: Raikkonen: Hungary podium "not a very happy finish" - Motorsport.com

Merc: Ferrari still have the power - SkySports F1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff was delighted with a Lewis Hamilton victory that saw the Silver Arrows extend their lead in both championships at the Hungarian GP, but still believes Ferrari's recent power surge means they are the F1 2018 benchmark.

Read more: Merc: Ferrari still have the power - SkySports F1

Hartley: Pitting early ‘didn’t work out for us’ - PlanetF1

Brendon Hartley feels that he missed out on points at Sunday???s Hungarian Grand Prix because of a strategy error.

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Ericsson hasn’t had a drink system for ‘2 years’ - PlanetF1

After Kimi Raikkonen struggled through the Hungarian GP without a drink system, Marcus Ericsson revealed he has not had one in "over two years."

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Ferrari were quick enough to blow Mercedes away – Hamilton | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari were quick enough to blow Mercedes away in the Hungarian Grand Prix, if qualifying had stayed dry.

Read more: Ferrari were quick enough to blow Mercedes away – Hamilton | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 gossip: Raikkonen, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Red Bull, Gasly, Vettel, Bottas, Toro Rosso - BBC F1

Hungary effort does not please Kimi Raikkonen, Gasly shocked to come sixth, Vettel in no mood to blame Bottas, plus more.

Read more: F1 gossip: Raikkonen, Verstappen, Ricciardo, Red Bull, Gasly, Vettel, Bottas, Toro Rosso - BBC F1

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Hartley disappointed as “double negative” strategy leaves him out of points | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Brendon Hartley said his Hungarian Grand Prix strategy had a "double negative" effect on his race after he finished out of the points.

Read more: Hartley disappointed as “double negative” strategy leaves him out of points | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hamilton ‘would have struggled’ to hold off Seb - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton admits Valtteri Bottas played a big role in his Hungarian GP win as without his team-mate, Sebastian Vettel would have probably caught him.

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F1 Debrief: Hamilton’s ‘wingman’ hurt, Force India rescue plan, Key fight - Motorsport.com

HAMILTON’S SURPRISE WINLewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09 leads the pack ... Keep reading

Read more: F1 Debrief: Hamilton’s ‘wingman’ hurt, Force India rescue plan, Key fight - Motorsport.com

Hungarian GP: Post-race press conference - Motorsport.com

TRACK INTERVIEWS(Conducted by Paul Di Resta)Q: Lewis, the emotion of getting that pole position today. Wet conditions after a difficult practice session, how does that feel?Lewis HAMILTON: It's great for the team to have a one-two. Jeez, we couldn’t have expected this. Honestly, the Ferraris have been quickest all weekend and we were just trying to do our best to be as close to them ... Keep reading

Read more: Hungarian GP: Post-race press conference - Motorsport.com

Raikkonen: Doesn’t really feel like a happy finish - PlanetF1

Ferrari may have claimed a double podium at the Hungarian GP but Kimi Raikkonen says it "doesn't feel like a happy" result for the team.

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Vettel doesn’t blame Bottas for contact - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has no hard feelings about Valtteri Bottas hitting him in Hungary, acknowledging the Mercedes driver had "no grip" as they battled over second place.

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Conclusions from the Hungarian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Small and big errors hinder Ferrari's title charge, Hamilton does the business again, Bottas plays bumper cars, and Gasly proves the power of dreams is the real thing...

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Wolff clarifies ‘sensational wingman’ comments - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff insists his comment calling Valtteri Bottas a "sensational wingman" were meant just for Hungary, not the championship as a whole.

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Race: Hamilton clinches sixth Hungarian GP win - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton put in a dominant performance in the heat at Hungary to secure the win, finishing ahead of Sebastian Vettel who was involved in a late clash with Valtteri Bottas.

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Hamilton felt Bottas’s strategy was “too optimistic” | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says he felt that Mercedes were pushing team mate Valtteri Bottas's tyres too far during the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Hamilton felt Bottas’s strategy was “too optimistic” | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes in talks with Williams over gearbox deal | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Toto Wolff says that Mercedes are in talks with Williams over a potential gearbox supply deal for the 2019 F1 season.

Read more: Mercedes in talks with Williams over gearbox deal | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Rossi outwits field for Mid-Ohio victory | IndyCar - RaceFans

Alexander Rossi scored his third IndyCar victory of 2018 with a superbly-judged strategic drive at Mid-Ohio.

Read more: Rossi outwits field for Mid-Ohio victory | IndyCar - RaceFans

Gasly hails “B-class victory” with sixth place finish | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly says he is happy to have taken the 'B-class victory' by finishing in sixth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Gasly hails “B-class victory” with sixth place finish | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Gossip: Drivers react in Budapest - SkySports F1



Read more: Gossip: Drivers react in Budapest - SkySports F1

Verstappen “not in the holiday mood” after MGU-K failure | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen says he is not in the holiday mood heading into the summer break after he was forced out of the Hungarian Grand Prix with an MGU-K failure.

Read more: Verstappen “not in the holiday mood” after MGU-K failure | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Bottas collision could’ve ended in disaster – Vettel | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel says he feels lucky not to have retired after contact with Valtteri Bottas during the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Bottas collision could’ve ended in disaster – Vettel | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Whiting explains lack of penalty for Bottas-Vettel collision | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

FIA race director Charlie Whiting believes Valtteri Bottas wouldn't have been penalised for his collision with Sebastian Vettel even if the Ferrari driver had got a puncture.

Read more: Whiting explains lack of penalty for Bottas-Vettel collision | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Wolff clarifies Bottas "wingman" comment - Motorsport.com

Mercedes F1 team boss Wolff called Bottas a "sensational wingman" for fending off the Ferraris as Lewis Hamilton escaped to victory at the Hungaroring, leading Bottas to tell TV crews being described that way "hurts".Bottas suggested he would seek talks with Mercedes over Wolff's comments, saying it remains too early in the season for him to be cast in a support role to championship ... Keep reading

Read more: Wolff clarifies Bottas "wingman" comment - Motorsport.com

Hamilton: Difficult to stop Vettel - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton believes he would have "struggled" to keep Sebastian Vettel at bay had his title rival emerged from his pit-stop during the Hungarian GP ahead of Valtteri Bottas.

Read more: Hamilton: Difficult to stop Vettel - SkySports F1

Wolff denies Bottas is the team’s number two following “wingman” remark | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff denies Valtteri Bottas is serving as a number two driver after referring to him as a "wingman" following the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Wolff denies Bottas is the team’s number two following “wingman” remark | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Horner hits out at Renault after Verstappen radio rant - Motorsport.com

Max Verstappen had been well-placed to challenge Mercedes and Ferrari in the early stages at the Hungaroring, but a suspected MGU-K problem put him out on lap six.The retirement led to a furious outburst from the Dutchman, who had seen another chance of good points slip from his grasp.He told the team: “Can I not just go ahead and **** it. I don’t care if this engine blows up… What a ... Keep reading

Read more: Horner hits out at Renault after Verstappen radio rant - Motorsport.com

Horner slams Renault for below par product after Verstappen retires - Autosport

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says the service it is getting from Renault is 'some way' below what it is paying for, after being hit with another power unit failure in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Horner slams Renault for below par product after Verstappen retires - Autosport

Verstappen engine issue is ‘no surprise’ – Horner | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has described Max Verstappen's early retirement from the Hungarian Grand Prix due to a loss of power as 'no surprise'.

Read more: Verstappen engine issue is ‘no surprise’ – Horner | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Renault Formula 1 team admits to talks with Ocon for 2019 drive - Autosport

Renault has confirmed it is in talks to field Mercedes Formula 1 junior Esteban Ocon in 2019 and has targeted the Belgian Grand Prix to announce its driver line-up

Read more: Renault Formula 1 team admits to talks with Ocon for 2019 drive - Autosport

Renault confirms Ocon talks, targets '19 decision by Spa - Motorsport.com

Ocon has been linked with a loan move to Renault next season that would mean he replaces Carlos Sainz alongside Nico Hulkenberg.Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul told French broadcaster Canal+ before the Hungarian Grand Prix that talks with Ocon were taking place but that did not mean he was guaranteed to join the team.Abiteboul said he expects conversations to continue with ... Keep reading

Read more: Renault confirms Ocon talks, targets '19 decision by Spa - Motorsport.com

Live: Follow the Hungarian GP as it happens - Motorsport.com

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Force India has "many" potential buyers "with deep pockets" - Motorsport.com

As the major creditor, and with the futures of junior drivers Esteban Ocon and George Russell also in mind, Mercedes was closely involved in the discussions that led to Sergio Perez triggering administration.That in turn will lead to administrator FRP selling the team, whereas previously main shareholder Dr Vijay Mallya was reluctant to entertain offers.Mercedes is keen for the team ... Keep reading

Read more: Force India has "many" potential buyers "with deep pockets" - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo welcomes summer break after ‘growing frustrations’ with car problems | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says he thinks the summer break is coming at a good time after what he describes as 'growing frustrations with these problems'.

Read more: Ricciardo welcomes summer break after ‘growing frustrations’ with car problems | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hartley "put balls on the line" to secure Q3 debut - Motorsport.com

The Toro Rosso F1 rookie has endured a difficult start to the season, scoring just two points in 11 races so far and only twice qualifying better than 15th.But the New Zealander took advantage of the wet conditions in Hungary to qualify eighth as both Toro Rosso-Hondas made the top 10.“The conditions were worsening and I’m really quite proud of the lap I did in Q2 to get through ... Keep reading

Read more: Hartley "put balls on the line" to secure Q3 debut - Motorsport.com

Frustrated Ricciardo needs 'some time off' after run of F1 bad luck - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo says he needs some time away from Formula 1 after another dose of bad luck left him down in 12th on the grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix

Read more: Frustrated Ricciardo needs 'some time off' after run of F1 bad luck - Autosport

Live: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix on RaceFans Live.

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Stroll starts from pitlane as crash leads to front wing change | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lance Stroll will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from the pitlane after Williams were forced to change his front wing under parc ferme.

Read more: Stroll starts from pitlane as crash leads to front wing change | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Stroll to start from the Hungaroring pit lane - PlanetF1

Lance Stroll will start the Hungarian GP from the pit lane after Williams changed his front wing and nose for a different spec following his qualifying crash.

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Potential Force India buyers “have deep pockets” – Wolff | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

The Force India Formula 1 team, which was placed in administration on Friday, has interest from several potential buyers with "deep pockets", according to Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.

Read more: Potential Force India buyers “have deep pockets” – Wolff | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Tactically brilliant Albon manages sprint race to win | Formula Two - RaceFans

High tyre degradation shook up the F2 sprint race, with Albon emerging the victor from fourth place.

Read more: Tactically brilliant Albon manages sprint race to win | Formula Two - RaceFans

Albon wins Hungary Sprint Race - SkySports F1

Alexander Albon picked up his third victory of the year as F2 served up another action-packed race at the Hungarian GP.

Read more: Albon wins Hungary Sprint Race - SkySports F1

Sainz defied Renault pit call for "important" Q3 lap - Motorsport.com

Sainz’s effort in the wet on Saturday earned him his best qualifying result with Renault and matched his career best grid slot in F1.He claimed Renault told him to pit during his fifth lap in Q3, which would have been in line with or one lap later than other drivers, but the Spaniard continued and posted a 1m36.743s that briefly put him third.Sainz stayed out for another flying lap ... Keep reading

Read more: Sainz defied Renault pit call for "important" Q3 lap - Motorsport.com

Brendon Hartley 'put balls on the line' to make Hungarian GP Q3 - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Brendon Hartley says he "really put my balls on the line" to secure a breakthrough top-10 qualifying result at the Hungarian Grand Prix

Read more: Brendon Hartley 'put balls on the line' to make Hungarian GP Q3 - Autosport

Sainz defied Renault on way to fifth place in Hungary qualifying - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr defied a call from his Renault Formula 1 team to pit during Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying to complete the lap that earned him a fifth-place start

Read more: Sainz defied Renault on way to fifth place in Hungary qualifying - Autosport

Mercedes wary of “threat” from fast-starting Ferraris - RaceFans

The biggest threat to Mercedes from Ferrari in the Hungarian Grand Prix will come at the start of the race, team principal Toto wolff has predicted.

Read more: Mercedes wary of “threat” from fast-starting Ferraris - RaceFans

Lance Stroll's Hungarian GP qualifying crash costs new front wing - Autosport

Lance Stroll's crash in Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying has cost him the use of Williams's upgraded front wing

Read more: Lance Stroll's Hungarian GP qualifying crash costs new front wing - Autosport

Ricciardo "needs time away" from F1 after recent struggles - Motorsport.com

The Australian failed to make it out of Q2 at the Hungaroring when he was caught out by a spinning Lance Stroll and deteriorating weather conditions.On the back of retirements from two of the last three grands prix with mechanical problems, the Red Bull driver confesses to mounting annoyance at the situation.Asked if the summer break is welcome or not at a time when luck is going ... Keep reading

Read more: Ricciardo "needs time away" from F1 after recent struggles - Motorsport.com

Perez explains Force India action - SkySports F1

Sergio Perez has explained why he took steps to place Force India into administration, saying the move is designed to purely "save the jobs" of its 400-strong workforce.

Read more: Perez explains Force India action - SkySports F1

Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day three | Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day three - RaceFans

Sergio Perez responded to RaceFans' revelation of his involvement in Force India going into administration. Here's what he had to say - plus more from the Hungaroring paddock.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day three | Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day three - RaceFans

Sergio Perez clarifies the legal action he took against Force India - F1technical.net

The shocking news broke at the Hungaroring on Friday that the Force India team was put into administration after one of its drivers Sergio Perez took legal action against his own squad.

Read more: Sergio Perez clarifies the legal action he took against Force India - F1technical.net

Formula 1's plans for Bahrain pre-season testing in 2019 dropped - Autosport

Plans for Formula 1 to undertake pre-season testing in Bahrain have been dropped, with teams now choosing between Barcelona or a return to Jerez instead

Read more: Formula 1's plans for Bahrain pre-season testing in 2019 dropped - Autosport

Many parties interested in buying Force India F1 team, says Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says that many potential buyers "with deep pockets" are waiting to bid on Force India

Read more: Many parties interested in buying Force India F1 team, says Wolff - Autosport

F1 abandons plans to hold winter testing in Bahrain - Motorsport.com

The majority of teams were keen to go to Bahrain, mainly because the good weather would guarantee unlimited running.In addition, Barcelona is no longer regarded a properly representative test venue, with Pirelli having mandated thinner tyre treads for the Spanish GP weekend after blistering issues in testing.Negotiations with the F1 organisation over how much freight would cost the ... Keep reading

Read more: F1 abandons plans to hold winter testing in Bahrain - Motorsport.com

Merc wary of Ferrari fast starts - SkySports F1

Mercedes admit they face a difficult dilemma for Sunday's Hungarian GP with the threat of Ferrari off the line likely to force pole-sitting Lewis Hamilton onto the ultrasoft tyres.

Read more: Merc wary of Ferrari fast starts - SkySports F1

McLaren want Vandoorne to beat Alonso more often | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Stoffel Vandoorne needs to start beating Fernando Alonso more often to keep his place in the team, says McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown.

Read more: McLaren want Vandoorne to beat Alonso more often | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Interesting facts before the Hungarian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Following the string of exciting races, Formula One made a stop in Hungary for round 12 of the 2018 Championship. The twisty track of Hungaroring is usually a mighty challange for drivers due to the extremely high temperatures and its corner-after-corner nature.

Read more: Interesting facts before the Hungarian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Claire Williams: I think about walking away - PlanetF1

Claire Williams admits Williams' wretched season has her questioning whether she is the right person for the job, but until someone at Williams tells her otherwise, she won't give up.

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

McLaren have a ‘plan’ to bring Key onboard - PlanetF1

Despite Red Bull saying James Key is going nowhere, at least not for a long time, McLaren have a "plan" that will see the technical director head to Woking.

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Perez: I’ve done this to save the team - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez insists it wasn't money but rather his desire to "save" Force India that was behind his decision to force the team into administration.

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Demanding Verstappen penalty would be “unsportsmanlike” – Steiner | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Pushing for Verstappen penalty would be "unsportsmanlike" - Steiner • Ocon had brake problem in qualifying • Gasly hails "unbelievable" qualifying result

Read more: Demanding Verstappen penalty would be “unsportsmanlike” – Steiner | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

How can Mercedes contain the faster Ferraris? | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Ferrari should have the quickest car for the race but they'll line up behind the two Mercedes. How can they get ahead on Sunday?

Read more: How can Mercedes contain the faster Ferraris? | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

2018 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

Schumacher’s 14-year-old Hungaroring lap record could fall on Sunday | Lap Time Watch: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

The Hungaroring Formula 1 track record fell on Saturday and a new lap record could be set in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Schumacher’s 14-year-old Hungaroring lap record could fall on Sunday | Lap Time Watch: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

“Like driving on eggs”: Red Bull pair baffled by poor wet weather pace | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo were surprised by the poor performance of their Red Bull in the rain-hit qualifying session at the Hungaroring.

Read more: “Like driving on eggs”: Red Bull pair baffled by poor wet weather pace | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Pirelli expects a one-stop strategy for tomorrow's Hungarian GP - F1technical.net

Pirelli's head of car racing Mario Isola expects teams to push for a one-stop strategy, but the Italian does not rule out other strategy solutions given the high amount of fresh slick tyres following heavy raining during the qualifying session.

Read more: Pirelli expects a one-stop strategy for tomorrow's Hungarian GP - F1technical.net

Tales from the Hungarian GP Paddock – Saturday - F1technical.net

Formula One is heating up for a scorching Hungarian Grand Prix. F1Technical.net's Balázs Szabó is breathing in every inch of the last race before the summer break, bringing the latest from the paddock to you.

Read more: Tales from the Hungarian GP Paddock – Saturday - F1technical.net

Hungarian GP: Starting grid in pictures - Motorsport.com

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Hungarian GP: All you need to know - Hamilton's masterclass & the Force India ripple effect - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton's wet-weather masterclass and the Force India ripple effect - all you need to know before the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Read more: Hungarian GP: All you need to know - Hamilton's masterclass & the Force India ripple effect - BBC F1

McLaren F1 team has plan to break James Key deadlock with Red Bull - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Zak Brown says the team has "a plan" as it works to finalise its hiring of James Key from Toro Rosso as technical director

Read more: McLaren F1 team has plan to break James Key deadlock with Red Bull - Autosport

McLaren has "a plan" to finalise Key move from Toro Rosso - Motorsport.com

Red Bull motorsports chief Helmut Marko indicated his frustration that negotiations between Toro Rosso and McLaren over Key's release had been trumped by public confirmation from the British squad of his hiring.Marko said that the Englishman would now not be available for a "very long time."He is understood to have a contract that runs to 2020.Despite ... Keep reading

Read more: McLaren has "a plan" to finalise Key move from Toro Rosso - Motorsport.com

Formula 1 scraps Bahrain test plan | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 has scrapped plans to hold a single, five-day pre-season test in Bahrain next year. A pair of four-day tests are now favoured with the Circuit de Catalunya the most likely venue.

Read more: Formula 1 scraps Bahrain test plan | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Ted's Qualy Notebook - Hungary - SkySports F1

Sky F1's Ted Kravitz provides the lowdown on the story of qualifying for the Hungarian GP for every team and driver.

Read more: Ted's Qualy Notebook - Hungary - SkySports F1

"Heartbroken" Perez says legal move saved Force India - Motorsport.com

Force India went into administration on Friday, following legal action led by Perez, supported by Mercedes and Force India sponsor BWT.Although Perez is owed money by Force India, he says his principal motivation is to safeguard the F1 team's future, not recover the debts he is owed."I end up in a very difficult situation," said Perez. "The last month or so has been ext ... Keep reading

Read more: "Heartbroken" Perez says legal move saved Force India - Motorsport.com

Perez 'heartbroken' over Force India legal action to 'save team' - Autosport

Sergio Perez is 'heartbroken' at taking legal action against Force India and its owner Vijay Mallya, but says it was necessary to save the Formula 1 team from going bust

Read more: Perez 'heartbroken' over Force India legal action to 'save team' - Autosport

“Heartbroken” Perez says he brought Force India legal action “to save the team” | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sergio Perez says he is "heartbroken" by his decision to bring legal action against his Force India team to put them in administration.

Read more: “Heartbroken” Perez says he brought Force India legal action “to save the team” | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Team asked me to start administration proceedings - Perez - BBC F1

Sergio Perez says he started administration proceedings against Force India to fend off a winding-up petition from another creditor.

Read more: Team asked me to start administration proceedings - Perez - BBC F1

Max Verstappen: Red Bull F1 car just 'doesn't work' in the wet - Autosport

Max Verstappen says Red Bull's 2018 Formula 1 car "just doesn't work" in wet conditions, having qualified a disappointing seventh for the Hungarian Grand Prix

Read more: Max Verstappen: Red Bull F1 car just 'doesn't work' in the wet - Autosport

Verstappen escapes action for alleged Grosjean block - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has avoided a grid penalty for an alleged block on Romain Grosjean in Hungary - but will still line up in a rather disappointing P7.

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Hungarian GP: Post-qualifying press conference - Motorsport.com

TRACK INTERVIEWS(Conducted by Paul Di Resta)Q: Lewis, the emotion of getting that pole position today. Wet conditions after a difficult practice session, how does that feel?Lewis HAMILTON: It's great for the team to have a one-two. Jeez, we couldn’t have expected this. Honestly, the Ferraris have been quickest all weekend and we were just trying to do our best to be as close to them ... Keep reading

Read more: Hungarian GP: Post-qualifying press conference - Motorsport.com

De Vries wins F2 epic in Hungary - SkySports F1

McLaren junior Nyck De Vries took victory in an epic Formula 2 race at the Hungarian GP.

Read more: De Vries wins F2 epic in Hungary - SkySports F1

Inspired De Vries snatches win from Norris on drying track | Formula Two - RaceFans

Changing conditions saw Carlin and Prema duel for dominance, with wet-dominant Norris furious to lose out to De Vries in the dry.

Read more: Inspired De Vries snatches win from Norris on drying track | Formula Two - RaceFans

Traffic cost Raikkonen ‘comfortable’ pole - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen believes he could have clinched pole position "comfortably" had he not been held up by traffic in Hungary.

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Hamilton: Qualifying in the rain like ‘doing ballet’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has described qualifying around the Hungaroring on Saturday afternoon as akin to "doing ballet".

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Alonso “annoyed” by FOM playing his “private” radio messages on TV | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso complained that Formula 1 Management is broadcasting his "private conversations" with the team after qualifying.

Read more: Alonso “annoyed” by FOM playing his “private” radio messages on TV | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Verstappen escapes penalty for Grosjean run-in - Motorsport.com

Verstappen, who qualified in seventh, drew the ire of Haas driver Grosjean late on in Q3, as the Frenchman felt he was significantly hampered by the Red Bull.Grosjean radioed to his team that Verstappen "f**ked" him and told media afterwards: "It cost me the last two laps. I lost 1.6 seconds on the lap I caught him and I tried to open a bit of a gap and start the next lap."I was so ... Keep reading

Read more: Verstappen escapes penalty for Grosjean run-in - Motorsport.com

No penalty for Verstappen over Grosjean incident | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen has been cleared of impeding Romain Grosjean during qualifying.

Read more: No penalty for Verstappen over Grosjean incident | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

"Annoyed" Alonso says F1 singles out his radio messages - Motorsport.com

The Spaniard's intense conversation with his team about which tyre to pick for the final minutes of Q2 in Hungary were picked out on the international television feed, as he expressed frustration about a tyre call.But Alonso said he was far from happy that FOM had again picked out what he felt was a conversation that every driver would be having with their team."The FOM is quite ... Keep reading

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Mercedes don’t need more rain to win Hungarian GP – Hamilton | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes don't need more rain to win the Hungarian Grand Prix, despite not being able to match Ferrari's pace during practice.

Read more: Mercedes don’t need more rain to win Hungarian GP – Hamilton | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Vettel: Ferrari not as strong as Mercedes in the wet - Motorsport.com

Ferrari had been on top in dry practice at the Hungaroring, but ended up on row two of the grid when it rained heavily in qualifying.Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas filled the front row for Mercedes, with Kimi Raikkonen third ahead of Vettel - the Ferraris both half a second off the pace."Probably we are not as competitive in the wet as we are in the dry, but you know in these ... Keep reading

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Ferrari F1 car 'not as competitive' as Mercedes' in the wet says Vettel - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel feels Ferrari's Formula 1 car is just not as competitive in the wet as Mercedes', after only qualifying fourth for the Hungarian Grand Prix

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Hungary pole a 'shock' for Hamilton with Ferrari's dry weather pace - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says his Hungarian Grand Prix pole position came as a "shock" after his Mercedes team was outpaced by Ferrari in practice

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Hamilton: Pole a "shock" after trailing Ferrari in practice - Motorsport.com

Sebastian Vettel, who had led the way for the Scuderia during the weekend, was quicker than the highest-placed Mercedes car in all three of the practice sessions in the dry, and headed into qualifying as favourite for pole position.But the skies opened up ahead of the pole shootout, and Hamilton took advantage, outpacing his rivals with a last-gasp effort on full wets to claim ... Keep reading

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F1 Hungarian GP: Daniel Ricciardo says 'bad luck' behind Q2 exit - Autosport

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo believes it was bad luck that caused his shock early exit from Q2 at Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix

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Ricciardo blames bad luck for early qualifying exit - Motorsport.com

The Red Bull driver had been hoping to challenge Mercedes and Ferrari at the front, but in the end will line up just 12th after being caught out by the weather and a spinning Lance Stroll.Having just scraped through Q1, Ricciardo was out of luck in the second session after being slowed by yellow flags brought out for Stroll, before deteriorating weather conditions meant there was no ... Keep reading

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Raikkonen: Traffic cost shot at "comfortable" pole - Motorsport.com

Raikkonen was on provisional pole until the final round of flying laps at a soggy Hungaroring, when Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas dumped him to third.He claimed that catching a Haas spoiled his efforts to improve on new tyres at the end."I was a bit unlucky, I changed to new tyres and [there was] not a lot of grip, but we got behind the Haas and with the spray it ... Keep reading

Read more: Raikkonen: Traffic cost shot at "comfortable" pole - Motorsport.com

Verstappen summoned by FIA for impeding Grosjean - Motorsport.com

Verstappen was warned about the approach of the Haas driver on team radio, and the Frenchman subsequently made his feelings clear with an expletive-laden message to his own pit wall."F**k, f**k, f**k, the Red Bull completely f**ked me," Grosjean radioed."That is not on, I was on a push lap, then I had massive spray on the next lap."The FIA noted an “alleged breach of Article 31.5 of ... Keep reading

Read more: Verstappen summoned by FIA for impeding Grosjean - Motorsport.com

Max Verstappen being investigated over Hungary qualifying impeding - Autosport

Max Verstappen has been called to see the Formula 1 stewards at the Hungarian Grand Prix over allegedly impeding Romain Grosjean in qualifying

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Ricciardo: Stroll spin cost me Q3 chance - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says he missed out on his chance to get into Q3 because Lance Stroll spun in front of him.

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Hamilton takes pole, Vettel just fourth - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton took pole position in an extraordinary qualifying hour for the Hungarian GP, while title rival Sebastian Vettel lost out in the rain.

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Hamilton masters wet conditions for Hungarian Grand Prix pole | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix with a perfectly-timed lap on a very wet Hungaroring.

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Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton tops Mercedes front row in wet - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton led a surprise Mercedes Formula 1 front-row lockout in a rain-hit qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix

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Thunderstorms cause qualifying chaos - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel found himself with company in his cockpit after "something" flew into it during FP3 while Daniel Ricciardo almost met Kevin Magnussen.

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Hungarian GP: Hamilton snatches pole in drenched qualifying - Motorsport.com

The Q3 runners used wet tyres throughout, and on the first runs Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen had the advantage over Hamilton.But after both Mercedes drivers pitted for a second set of wets with three-and-a-half minutes remaining, it turned into a battle between Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas.Bottas had the advantage after the first two sectors, but Hamilton was a stunning ... Keep reading

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Hamilton masters wet conditions to take pole in Hungary - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in an enthralling wet qualifying session for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton masters rain to take Hungarian pole - F1technical.net

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have locked out the front row for tomorrow Hungarian Grand Prix by mastering a difficult qualifying with continuously changing weather conditions. The Ferrari duo in Raikkonen and Vettel will start from the second row.

Read more: Hamilton masters rain to take Hungarian pole - F1technical.net

Driver and four marshals injured in violent Spa crash | Other motorsport - RaceFans

]Lamborghini Super Trofeo driver Fredrik Blomstedt and four marshals were injured in a violent crash during a race supporting this weekend's 24 Hours of Spa.

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No "animosity" towards Perez - Force India - Motorsport.com

Perez has a deal that has essentially brings substantial Mexican sponsorship to the team, where he has raced since 2014, while he is in turn paid a salary.It was a delay in those payments that amounted to several million pounds that eventually triggered his action, which was conducted with the support of other creditors including Mercedes.Perez took the action through his management ... Keep reading

Read more: No "animosity" towards Perez - Force India - Motorsport.com

Force India can reach "next level" after administration - Fernley - Motorsport.com

After Friday evening’s High Court decision in London administrator Geoff Rowley and his firm FRP Advisory are now running the team, using independently sourced funds that are sufficient, for example, to allow it to pay staff salaries next week.Administration is viewed positively within the Force India camp because it allows FRP Advisory to properly assess potential buyers, with more ... Keep reading

Read more: Force India can reach "next level" after administration - Fernley - Motorsport.com

FP3: Vettel top as Mercedes find some pace - F1technical.net

Sebastian Vettel was once again the fastest man around the Hungaroring when FP3 came to an end. The 60 minutes of running saw Mercedes recover from their lack of performance on Friday whereas Red Bull Racing dropped down the pecking order.

Read more: FP3: Vettel top as Mercedes find some pace - F1technical.net

Renault surprised by Ferrari’s power unit gains | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Renault admits it is surprised by the gains Ferrari has made with its Formula 1 power unit since the season began.

Read more: Renault surprised by Ferrari’s power unit gains | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

No "animosity" towards Perez - Force India - Motorsport.com

Perez has a deal that has essentially brings substantial Mexican sponsorship to the team, where he has raced since 2014, while he is in turn paid a salary.It was a delay in those payments that amounted to several million pounds that eventually triggered his action, which was conducted with the support of other creditors including Mercedes.Perez took the action through his management ... Keep reading

Read more: No "animosity" towards Perez - Force India - Motorsport.com

Live: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying session on RaceFans Live.

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Force India can reach "next level" after administration - Fernley - Motorsport.com

After Friday evening’s High Court decision in London administrator Geoff Rowley and his firm FRP Advisory are now running the team, using independently sourced funds that are sufficient, for example, to allow it to pay staff salaries next week.Administration is viewed positively within the Force India camp because it allows FRP Advisory to properly assess potential buyers, with more ... Keep reading

Read more: Force India can reach "next level" after administration - Fernley - Motorsport.com

Force India Formula 1 team has no animosity towards Sergio Perez - Autosport

Force India deputy team principal Bob Fernley says there is no animosity towards Sergio Perez after the Mexican's management company took action that put the team into administration

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How administration will help the Force India Formula 1 team - Autosport

Force India deputy team principal Bob Fernley believes that the administration process will have a positive outcome because a suitable buyer can invest in the Formula 1 team's future

Read more: How administration will help the Force India Formula 1 team - Autosport

Hungarian GP: Vettel fastest for Ferrari, both Mercedes spin - Autosport

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel topped final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas both spun during a mixed session for the Mercedes Formula 1 team

Read more: Hungarian GP: Vettel fastest for Ferrari, both Mercedes spin - Autosport

Hungarian GP: Vettel quickest in incident-filled FP3 - Motorsport.com

Vettel and Ferrari had ended Friday on top and continued that form ahead of qualifying in Budapest, setting the pace on a 1m16.170s.Bottas and Mercedes hit back from a disappointing Friday by lapping just 0.059s slower than Vettel, but Bottas and Hamilton had tricky sessions.Vettel was fastest at the halfway mark of the session after ending his first flying laps almost half a second ... Keep reading

Read more: Hungarian GP: Vettel quickest in incident-filled FP3 - Motorsport.com

Vettel breaks track record as Mercedes drivers spin | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix third practice - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel set a new track record for the Hungaroring as he stayed on top of the practice times in the final session.

Read more: Vettel breaks track record as Mercedes drivers spin | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix third practice - RaceFans

Mallya points the finger at ‘none other than’ Perez - PlanetF1

Vijay Mallya says "none other than our driver Sergio Perez" instigated the proceedings that resulted in Force India being placed into administration on Friday.

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Why Perez took action against Force India - Motorsport.com

Force India went into administration on Friday after action brought against the team by its driver Perez.This was supported by creditors including Mercedes and team sponsor BWT.Force India and Mercedes are in the 10th year of an engine supply relationship that has grown to include Mercedes placing its junior driver Esteban Ocon at the team alongside Perez, who has been with Force ... Keep reading

Read more: Why Perez took action against Force India - Motorsport.com

Perez and BWT triggered Force India administration, says Mallya | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Force India team principal Vijay Mallya told the team's staff Sergio Perez and sponsor BWT are behind administration proceedings at the team.

Read more: Perez and BWT triggered Force India administration, says Mallya | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Why Perez led action against Force India Formula 1 team - Autosport

The Sergio Perez-led action that put the Force India Formula 1 team into administration was instigated to give it the best chance of a credible survival plan

Read more: Why Perez led action against Force India Formula 1 team - Autosport

Live: 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix third practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix third practice session on RaceFans Live.

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Live: Follow final practice for the Hungarian GP - Motorsport.com

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Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day two | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

On Friday RaceFans revealed Sergio Perez's connection to the administration proceedings at Force India. But as Dieter Rencken explains, there's a significant link to Mercedes as well.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Hungarian Grand Prix day two | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

‘McLaren will have to wait a long time for Key’ - PlanetF1

McLaren won't be getting their hands on James Key any time soon with Red Bull insists he will see out his Toro Rosso contract.

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Force India to complete Hungarian GP despite going into administration - BBC F1

Force India go into administration before a possible takeover, but will still compete in the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend.

Read more: Force India to complete Hungarian GP despite going into administration - BBC F1

Force India administrators working "on urgent basis" - Motorsport.com

The team went into administration on Friday evening, but can continue to operate normally while a buyer is sought.The administrators, Geoff Rowley and James Baker of FRP Advisory LLP, have some knowledge of F1, as the former was previously involved in the Marussia/Manor cases."We shall be engaging with key stakeholders on an urgent basis to secure the best outcome for creditors," ... Keep reading

Read more: Force India administrators working "on urgent basis" - Motorsport.com

Force India Formula 1 team administrators working 'urgently' - Autosport

The joint administrators of the Force India Formula 1 team say they are working on "an urgent basis" to secure its future and the best outcome for creditors

Read more: Force India Formula 1 team administrators working 'urgently' - Autosport

Hulkenberg: Top-three teams don’t want me - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg admits his chances of joining a top-three team are over, saying they don't have a "big appetite" for him.

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Force India go into administration - SkySports F1

Force India will continue to race at this weekend's Hungarian GP despite being placed into administration on Friday night.

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Williams reintroduce Silverstone rear wing which caused spins | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Williams is running its high downforce rear wing specification which it was forced to remove during the British Grand Prix weekend after it caused a series of spins.

Read more: Williams reintroduce Silverstone rear wing which caused spins | 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Force India goes into administration - Motorsport.com

The process in effect allows the team to carry on operating while a deal is concluded with a potential new owner.Deputy team principal Bob Fernley, who stayed in London for the hearing instead of travelling to Hungary, told Motorsport.com last night: “An administrator was appointed by the court for Force India F1 this evening.”No other official comment has been forthcoming from the ... Keep reading

Read more: Force India goes into administration - Motorsport.com

Mazepin’s billionaire father linked to Force India - PlanetF1

As rumours regarding Force India's future continue to circulate, GP3 driver Nikita Mazepin's father Dmitry is the latest to be linked to the team.

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Force India Formula 1 team goes into administration - Autosport

The Force India Formula 1 team went into administration on Friday evening after a hearing at the High Court in London

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Hungarian GP: Top photos from Friday - Motorsport.com

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