Hungarian GP: Toro Rosso preview

Here at Scuderia Toro Rosso, we have carried out extensive research among you the Formula 1 media to discover what constitutes a really useful race preview. Having analysed all available data, it seems that the key ingredients are: * Useful ...

Here at Scuderia Toro Rosso, we have carried out extensive research among you the Formula 1 media to discover what constitutes a really useful race preview. Having analysed all available data, it seems that the key ingredients are:

*  Useful information about the country hosting the Grand Prix

* Notes on its geographical location and history
* Humour
* An attractive blonde woman

Combining all these elements was no easy task, but after several attempts, we feel we have now found the perfect Formula 1 Grand Prix preview.

Just paste the link below into your Internet browser.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANTDkfkoBaI&feature=player_embedded#!

...And this is what our drivers have to say about Hungary (or possibly Hungry):

Jaime Alguersuari
"Last year's Hungarian GP was my debut in Formula 1 and what I remember best is actually finishing the race, because it was the toughest thing I had done. It was good fun in a way, because I did not care about the lap times or my position, I was just driving the car. It was a great weekend and I had not expected to finish the race, as physically the Hungaroring is a very demanding track with no straights and lots of corners so there is no time to catch your breath and a year ago I was not at the right level of fitness required to be a Grand Prix driver. I am looking forward to going back there this time as, I was so inexperienced last year that it will be really interesting to see the track again with one year of racing in F1 under my belt."

Sebastien Buemi
"It is an unusual and very tight circuit which is a bit like Monaco, except not in a town, as you run with a lot of downforce. Maximum speed is not so important as you want the downforce for the corners. There is a real buzz at the track, as there is always a big crowd and we like that. On top of that, the city of Budapest is fantastic. I really enjoy driving here even if the track surface is very bumpy, which makes it tough physically. It's a fun race though, as we only encounter this type of circuit once a year, although for actual racing it can be a bit difficult because with no long straight and constant left, right, left, right series of corners there are no opportunities for slipstreaming another car to get past it."

-source: toro rosso

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sébastien Buemi , Jaime Alguersuari
Teams Toro Rosso