Hungarian GP (2015)

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Ferrari: Mercedes still the strongest F1 team

Ferrari must not believe its Hungarian Grand Prix victory means its now able to regularly beat Mercedes, says team boss Maurizio Arrivabene.

Horner: Ricciardo was on victory charge in Hungary

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.

F1 “got lucky” with incredible race in Hungary – Ecclestone

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.

Rosberg: Hamilton focus not to blame for defeat

Nico Rosberg has denied that an obsession with what Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton was doing contributed to Mercedes being defeated by Ferrari at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Force India to investigate front wing failure

Force India enters the summer break with a second investigation into a failure on its hands after Nico Hulkenberg lost his front wing in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Pre-race Bianchi tribute caused Kvyat “problems”, says Horner

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.

Analysis: Why Hungarian GP turned F1 formbook on its head

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.

Mercedes starts are 'unacceptable' says Wolff

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says his team's run of poor Formula 1 starts is 'unacceptable' after rivals Ferrari seized its opportunity to win the Hungarian Grand Prix.

McLaren-Honda recorded its best result of the season on the Hungarian GP

Fernando Alonso: "Critically, we did just that: it was a chaotic race, and we took advantage of every opportunity that came our way."

Sebastian Vettel: This is for you Jules

Scuderia Ferrari dominates the Hungarian Grand Prix with a win for Sebastian Vettel. An unlucky race for Kimi Raikkonen

First podium for Kvyat in Red Bull 2-3 at Hungaroring

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."

A a great result for the Scuderia Toro Rosso at the Hungaroring

Franz Tost: "Scuderia Toro Rosso managed to score the best result since years with Max’ fourth place in today’s race."

Sauber in Hungary: At least one point

Marcus Ericsson: "I am pleased to bring home at least one point before the summer break.”

Good result for Lotus' Grosjean in an eventful Hungarian GP

Pastor Maldonado: "It was tough race and the Stewarts were certainly very strict today, very tough on driving with me and many other drivers."

Williams finish out of points after a chaotic Hungarian GP

Felipe Massa finished 12th and Valtteri Bottas 13th after an eventful Hungarian Grand Prix.

Force India's 'unlucky' day in Hungary

Sahara Force India had a day to forget in Budapest with both cars retiring from the race at the Hungaroring circuit.

Ricciardo: “No regrets” on charging drive and Mercedes collisions

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.

Alonso: Double points finish good for morale

Fernando Alonso says his McLaren team’s double points finish in the Hungarian Grand Prix comes as a timely morale boost for the beleaguered Woking squad.

DNF for both Sahara Force India cars on the Hungarian GP

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."

Rosberg tyre call “unfortunate” admits Wolff on “crappy day”

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.

Hamilton bemoans “worst performance for a long time”

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”.

Hungarian GP: Post-race press conference

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), Daniil Kvyat (Red Bull), and Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull).

Vettel: “This victory is for Jules”

Hungarian Grand Prix winner Sebastian Vettel dedicated his victory to the memory of the late Jules Bianchi, who passed away last week.

Drivers' and constructors' standings after Hungarian GP

Mercedes team gains only 12 points after a wild race at Hungaroroing. Both McLaren drivers earned points today.

Hungarian GP: Vettel wins wild race, Mercedes hit trouble

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.

Hungarian GP: McLaren fails to get a good qualifying

Fernando Alonso: "Jenson had a problem in Q1, and then my car just switched itself off in Q2."

Grosjean qualified 10th and Maldonado 14th in sweltering conditions at the Hungaroring today

Romain Grosjean: "I really pushed hard and put everything together, it was a fantastic lap."

Hulkenberg one row ahead of teammate Perez on qualifying for the Hungarian GP

Sergio Perez: "I was very optimistic on Friday, before the accident, but what happened has affected us quite a lot."

Bottas qualified sixth and Massas eighth for tomorrow’s Hungarian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas: "As expected it was a really close qualifying and we were just a few tenths slower than we wanted to be."

Both Ferrari drivers in top 5 in Hungaroring qualifying

Sebastian Vettel third, third row for Kimi Raikkonen

Silver Arrows secure Budapest front row lockout in style at the Hungaroring

Toto Wolff: "Ferrari and Red Bull are on our tail and ready to pounce on any mistakes."

Raikkonen hindered by FP3 issues

Kimi Raikkonen says the problems he faced in final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix compromised his qualifying session.

Hungarian GP: Provisional starting grid

Mercedes team locks out the first row, with Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo behind them.

Hungarian GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) and Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari).

Alonso fears chances ruined by Q2 problem

Fernando Alonso fears his chances of a strong Hungarian Grand Prix are all but over after hitting trouble during qualifying on Saturday.

Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes dominant pole

Lewis Hamilton will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position after outpacing Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at Budapest on Saturday.

Hungarian GP: Hamilton outpaces Rosberg again in FP3

Lewis Hamilton set the pace in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.

McLaren: Hopes for a reasonable shape tomorrow

Fernando Alonso: "I’m pretty happy with the performance of the car – it gets better every weekend. "

Force India confident in suspension fix

Force India is confident that an overnight suspension wishbone modification will allow the team to run in Hungary on Saturday without a repeat of today's failure.

Lotus progress harmed by future ownership uncertainty – Grosjean

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.

Sahara Force India’s day of practice at the Hungaroring was cut short

The team suffered a suspension failure on Sergio Perez’s car.

Perez "scared" by first practice roll

Sergio Perez admitted he was "scared" by his roll in first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Ricciardo thinks Red Bull can be second best in Hungary

Daniel Ricciardo is hopeful Red Bull can be Mercedes' closest challenger in the Hungarian Grand Prix after a strong showing in Friday practice.

Hamilton welcomes Red Bull’s challenge in Hungary

World champion Lewis Hamilton has welcomed the challenge from Red Bull at the Hungaroring after its strong form in free practice – but warned that his car is “feeling good” this weekend.

Hungarian GP: Red Bull takes FP2 fight to Mercedes

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.

Hungarian GP: Hamilton quickest as Perez rolls

Lewis Hamilton topped the opening free practice session for the Hungarian GP, but Sergio Perez grabbed the headlines when his Force India flipped.

Perez escapes injury in massive shunt

Sergio Perez has escaped injury after a spectacular crash during opening Formula 1 free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Raikkonen: I can still deliver for Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen insists he is still the right man to deliver for Ferrari next year, despite ongoing uncertainty about his future with the Maranello team.

Jules Bianchi’s F1 peers pay their tributes to absent friend

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…

Rosberg says he is still struggling with brakes

Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg says he is still struggling to find a brake set-up that suits him, and admits that he may have to continue to compromise.

Bottas thinks Williams can be strong in Hungary

Valtteri Bottas believes Williams could be a strong contender in the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend despite the nature of the circuit.

Bianchi was “absolutely key” to Manor’s F1 status – Stevens

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.

Hungarian GP: Thursday's press conference

Roberto MERHI (Manor), Romain GROSJEAN (Lotus), Felipe NASR (Sauber), Sergio PEREZ (Force India), Felipe MASSA (Williams), Nico HULKENBERG (Force India).

Ericsson "surprised" by early Sauber deal

Marcus Ericsson admits he was surprised by how early he has managed to secure his Formula 1 future with the Sauber team.

Sauber retains Nasr, Ericsson for 2016 F1 season

The Sauber Formula 1 team will retain Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson for the 2016 season, the Swiss squad announced on Thursday.

Medium and soft P Zero compounds for the tight and twisty Hungaroring

High ambient temperatures increase the challenge for Pirelli’s tyres in Hungary

Hungaroring: A challenging circuit for Williams

Felipe Massa: "This circuit wouldn’t normally suit our car because it’s quite low speed, but we have improved the car so much in recent races..."