Winner Sebastian Vettel(C) with Daniil Kvyat in 2nd (L) and Daniel Ricciardo The Hungaroring Circuit hosted a thrilling race on Sunday, packed with incidents up and down the field. Perhaps it wasn't surprising to see F1 dominate Twitter's worldwide search trends, with #HungarianGP proudly sitting at the top of the table for much of the race and the aftermath. We select some of the best tweets from the race, taking into cons
Marshals tow away Nico Hulkenberg’s car following his accident Budapest, July 26 (IANS) It was a disappointing weekend for Force India as both their cars retired from an entertaining Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix to return home without any points here on Sunday. The 69-lap race was won by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel who drove a brilliant race to win on the 4.3 km twisty Hungaroring from the two Red Bulls of Daniil Kvyat and
4-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel takes top spot at the Hungarian GP Ferrari registered their second win of the season as four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel won the Grand Prix, leading the race from the get-go. The German got off to a flying start and maintained his lead from Lap 1 to Lap 69. The race was not without its share of incident. Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg lost control and careened into the barrier, los
Image Courtesy: Red Bull Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has set his sights on challenging the Ferraris at tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix, after a strong qualifying session at Budapest. Infiniti Red Bull Racing have had a dismal season so far, with the four-time championship winning team languishing in fourth place in the standings with 63 points. Qualifying sessions have not yielded stellar results either with both their drivers y
Fernando Alonso’s car stalls in the middle of the track at the Hungaroring Mercedes continued to dominate as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg find themselves at the top of the grid at the end of qualifying at the Hungaroring today. While Hamilton dominated sessions 1 and 2, Rosberg did well to catch up in third qualifying. Although Rosberg was the polesitter at last year’s race, he lost it to Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull.
The 2014 Hungarian GP: Winner Daniel Ricciardo(L) with Fernando Alonso (C) in 2nd and Hamilton in 3rd The first two Free Practice sessions at the Hungaroring concluded yesterday. With Qualifying set for 5:30 p.m this evening, here’s what we learned from the two sessions: Mercedes look to continue their domination: Although Nico Rosberg had complained of brake problems prior to FP1, he had no issues during either session.
The glory days: A battle for first between Mark Webber of Red Bull and Lewis Hamilton of then McLaren-Mercedes The excitement quotient of a Formula 1 race is directly proportional to the number of overtaking moves in that race. This seems to be the logic the powers in the sport used while agreeing to install and then finally installing a DRS in every car. I beg to differ. I decided to pen this post for multiple reasons. First,
Formula 1 is perhaps the most glamorous motorsport event on the planet today. Adorned with superior technology and fighter plane like aerodynamics, an F1 car is the symbol of speed and glamour that surrounds the sport. With cars travelling at 200mph and more, Fourmula1 is awe-inspiring. Just when the heady concoction of rock-star like drivers and their mean machines starts to suck you into its charm, a mishap occurs that jolts you off your seat.
Who will rule Silverstone? With Silverstone just around the corner, the Formula One world championship is reaching its zenith. Almost halfway into the season, it is clear that Mercedes will wrap up the drivers championship. But the Big Question is, Which Mercedes Will It Be? Lewis Hamilton has dominated the season till date, but teammate Nico Rosberg has started clawing back the lead. When the season started, first blood went to Hamilton wh
Daniel Ricciardo of Infiniti Red Bull Racing Speaking to the BBC ahead of the Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend, the Australian driver said that although the attention was “flattering” and he was happy to be noticed by bosses at Ferrari, he was tied to Red Bull, his team of the second year running, through to 2018. Ricciardo’s contract does not expire for another 3 years, so if Ferrari are to seriously conside
Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo (R) with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel The 25-year-old Australian has been with Infiniti Red Bull Racing since the start of the 2014 season. Although he has had a less-than-stellar 2015 season so far, his first year with Red Bull - 2014 - was immensely successful. Ricciardo had 3 race wins in 2014, with a total of 8 podium positions. He ended that racing season in third spot in the
Fiat and Ferrari F1 chairman Sergio Marchionne (L) with Red Bull principal Christian Horner Yesterday, we reported that Scuderia Ferrari chairman Ferrari Formula One chairman Sergio Marchionne offered the embattled Red Bull Racing team Ferrari power units to use. The team have long expressed their displeasure at the power units they are currently using, manufactured by French automaker Renault. We can now report that Red Bul
Brawn(L), erstwhile Mercedes principal. (R) Christian Horner, Red Bull Racing principal Christian Horner, the team principal for the embattled Red Bull, has said that Formula One needs external advice to be able to return to its once ‘exciting’, ‘alluring’ status. The sport has recently been decried from several corners as being ‘dull’, ‘boring’ and ‘unexciting’, with a near
Image Courtesy: Mercedes Nico Rosberg got the better of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the start of the Austrian Grand Prix to secure his third win of the season. The latter admitted that Rosberg was simply the faster driver of the two around the Red Bull Ring and downplayed the time penalty for crossing the white line at the pitlane exit. Felipe Massa crossed the line in third place to secure his first podium since last year'
Red Bull and sister team Toro Rosso, using Renault engines, have faced serious engine problems all season, with several retirements among both teams in the 8 races so far. Bosses at Red Bull have been vocal in their displeasure against the power units: earlier this year, they threatened to withdraw support from the manufacturer. Although driver Daniel Ricciardo had points at the Bahrain Grand Prix, he ended the race with his engine