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Drivers’ championship Jenson Button 70 Mark Webber 51.5 Sebastian Vettel 47 Rubens Barrichello 44 Nico Rosberg 25.5 Jarno Trulli 22.5 Felipe Massa 22 Lewis Hamilton 19 Kimi Raikkonen 18 Timo Glock 16 Fernando Alonso 13 Heikki Kovalainen 9 Nick Heidfeld 6 Sebastien Buemi 3 Sebastien Bourdais 2 Robert Kubica 2 Constructors’ championship Brawn 114 Red … Continue reading Championship standings after Hungary
McLaren have added a revised exhaust to their raft of technical updates that had brought them back to the sharp end of the field. Plus, a song for Vettel and fresh criticism of the FIA from Jackie Stewart. Redesigned exhaust system for McLaren "McLaren is pushing ahead with its car development, and this time has … Continue reading F1 links: More McLaren tweaks
We have a curious grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix and an even more curious mixture of strategies. Pole sitter Fernando Alonso is ultra-light, but the two cars best placed to take advantage of that – the Red Bulls – are in turn threatened by Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren. And that’s before we add in Jenson … Continue reading Hamilton the biggest threat to Red Bull? (Hungarian Grand Prix pre-race analysis)
Contradictory reports of Felipe Massa’s condition following his crash in qualifying today are causing a lot of confusion. I’ve tried to collect some of the reports below in an effort to make sense of them and give as clear a picture as possible of what’s going on: Rubens Barrichelo via Twitter, 7:10pm on Sunday: Good … Continue reading Confusion over Felipe Massa’s condition following “life threatening” injury claim
A strange session at the Hungaroring produced an unlikely pole sitter. Here’s a collection of pictures from qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso used a very light fuel load to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Behind him, both the Red Bulls are at least 14kg heavier and Brawn’s Jenson Button has 27kg more than the Renault driver. Here are the fuel loads in full:
Felipe Massa’s horrific crash caused a substantial delay to qualifying at the Hungaroring – after which Fernando Alonso claimed his first pole position in almost two years. The result was even more of a surprise as the final moments of qualifying were disrupted by a total failure of the timing systems, meaning even the drivers … Continue reading Alonso takes surprise pole after horror crash for Massa
1. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’21.569 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’21.607 3. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’21.741 4. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’21.839 5. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’21.890 6. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’22.095 7. Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari – 1’22.468 8. Jenson Button, Brawn-Mercedes – 1’22.511 9. Kazuki Nakajima, Williams-Toyota – … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix grid (updated)
Felipe Massa crashed heavily during the second part of qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix after apparently being struck by a piece of debris.
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Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 3 live blog below.
As the political ice in F1 continues to thaw, the FIA has now indicated a revised commercial agreement should be signed by the teams within a week. Of course, we’ll have to go through all this again in a year or two’s time when its successor is being negotiated… Concorde Agreement "Subject to the approval … Continue reading F1 links: New deal for teams imminent
Despite the inevitable rows over him becoming the youngest F1 driver ever, Jaime Alguersuari made his first appearance in an official Formula 1 session today. He’s only the second new driver to arrive in F1 this year – joining his team mate Sebastien Buemi who, with nine Grand Prix starts to his name, looks like … Continue reading Jaime Alguersuari’s first day at the office
Who will be on top at the Hungaroring this weekend? Name your choice for pole position and the poium and join the race to win a selection of F1 prizes…
Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 2 live blog below.
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his lok at Mark Webber’s F1 career so far. If there’s one thing Mark Webber is known for, it’s fighting through adversity. He had to go through a lot of it to get to the top. Before he could win, he had to face a lot more of it.
Review the Hungarian Grand Prix practice 1 live blog below.
As the drivers prepare for the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend the newest among their number – Jaime Alguersuari – is at the centre of a dispute over his suitability to race in F1: Vettel defends under-fire Alguersuari Sebastian Vettel: "I heard Mark was not so pleased about the fact that Jaime is driving this weekend. … Continue reading F1 links: Row brews over Alguersuari
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer revisits Mark Webber’s F1 career to date. If there’s one man heading to the Hungarian Grand Prix on a high, it must be Mark Webber. His first Grand Prix win in Germany puts in a good position for the championship. But to get there, he took a long, hard road. … Continue reading Mark Webber’s career in video (Part 1)