Hungarian GP (2015)
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Red Bull boss Christian Horner has admitted that he thought Daniel Ricciardo was on his way to challenge for a shock second Hungarian Grand Prix win in the closing stages of the race.
Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone says F1 “got lucky” in Hungary as the sport provided a great show on the weekend when the late Jules Bianchi was remembered.
Red Bull young gun Daniil Kvyat was adversely affected by the pre-race ceremony to honour Jules Bianchi in Hungary, according to his team boss Christian Horner.
Few expected such a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix, and even fewer expected Mercedes to finish down in sixth and eighth. But the Hungaroring race was no ordinary event, as Adam Cooper explains.
Lewis Hamilton: "I just made too many mistakes today."
Fernando Alonso: "Critically, we did just that: it was a chaotic race, and we took advantage of every opportunity that came our way."
Christian Horner: "Today was a great result for the team, with Dany’s P2 finish – his first Formula One podium, and Daniel right there in P3."
Franz Tost: "Scuderia Toro Rosso managed to score the best result since years with Max’ fourth place in today’s race."
Pastor Maldonado: "It was tough race and the Stewarts were certainly very strict today, very tough on driving with me and many other drivers."
Felipe Massa finished 12th and Valtteri Bottas 13th after an eventful Hungarian Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo says he has “no regrets” about the way he drove during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix when he charged to third place and suffered collisions with both of the Mercedes drivers.
Sergio Perez: "I was as cautious around him [Maldonado] as I could be and left him plenty of room but unfortunately it wasn't enough."
Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff described the Hungarian Grand Prix as a “crappy day at the office” as his cars failed to make the podium for the first time since the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2013.
Lewis Hamilton has put his drive to sixth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix down as his worst performance in a Formula 1 race “for a long, long time”.
Mercedes team gains only 12 points after a wild race at Hungaroroing. Both McLaren drivers earned points today.
Sebastian Vettel led almost every lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix for Ferrari, but all the action was behind him as both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg suffered incident-packed races to finish sixth and eighth respectively.
Fernando Alonso: "Jenson had a problem in Q1, and then my car just switched itself off in Q2."
Romain Grosjean: "I really pushed hard and put everything together, it was a fantastic lap."
Sergio Perez: "I was very optimistic on Friday, before the accident, but what happened has affected us quite a lot."
Valtteri Bottas: "As expected it was a really close qualifying and we were just a few tenths slower than we wanted to be."
Sebastian Vettel third, third row for Kimi Raikkonen
Toto Wolff: "Ferrari and Red Bull are on our tail and ready to pounce on any mistakes."
Both Sauber drivers struggled to get the tyres to work.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.
An exploratory Friday for Ferrari.
Lotus driver Romain Grosjean believes potential improvements to the E23 chassis are not being produced for the cars because of the uncertainty over the Enstone team’s future.
The team suffered a suspension failure on Sergio Perez’s car.
Daniel Ricciardo is hopeful Red Bull can be Mercedes' closest challenger in the Hungarian Grand Prix after a strong showing in Friday practice.
Lewis Hamilton stayed on top in second practice for the Hungarian GP, but Red Bull's Daniil Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo both outpaced his teammate Nico Rosberg.
In Hungary today, during their media sessions and press conferences, Formula 1’s drivers were able to pay their personal tributes to Jules Bianchi. Here is a selection of what they had to say…
Will Stevens has paid tribute to Jules Bianchi’s legacy at the Manor Marussia team, but admitted that this weekend at the Hungaroring will be “tough” after its former driver passed away last Friday.
High ambient temperatures increase the challenge for Pirelli’s tyres in Hungary