TRACK FACTS from Hungaroring

Time Zone: GMT +2
Length: 4.381 km - 70 l.
Lap Record: 1:19.071
(M. Schumacher, 2004)
Latest Winner:
M. Webber (Red Bull)


PREVIOUS RESULTS from Hungaroring

2005 Pole Position: Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) - 1:19.882
2005 Fastest Lap: Kimi Räikkönen (McLaren) - 1:21.219
Lap record: 1:19.071 (M. Schumacher - 2004)
Top Three 2005:
1. Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren) - 1:37:25.552
2. Michael Schumacher (Ferrari) +35.5 secs
3. Ralf Schumacher (Toyota) +36.1 secs


DRIVER VIEW from Hungaroring

Lewis Hamilton

"The Hungaroring is one of the most demanding circuits for drivers because you’re busy throughout the entire lap. It’s a bit like a kart circuit - there are lots of twists and turns and the only place to relax is along the start/finish straight, which is quite short. It’s also quite low-grip which makes overtaking particularly tricky. It’s a circuit that really rewards consistent, precise driving - push too hard and you tend to lose rather than gain time."


CHARACTERISTICS from Hungaroring


The Hungaroring was the first race behind the old Iron Curtain and is still the only one in Eastern Europe. A slow, undulating and twisty track with little overtaking, the Hungaroring has no high-speed corners, leading teams to run the highest possible downforce engines. Mechanical grip will be an important factor on this low-speed circuit and teams will try to run a car with softer settings all around. The circuit has been well attended in the past by Finnish fans, but latterly by Poles cheering on Robert Kubica and Russian supporters of Vitaly Petrov.


PAST WINNERS from Hungaroring

2005 - Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren)
2004 - Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
2003 - Fernando Alonso (Renault)
2002 - Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari)
2001 - Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
2000 - Mika Häkkinen (McLaren)
1999 - Mika Häkkinen (McLaren)
1998 - Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
1997 - Jacques Villeneuve (Williams)
1996 - Jacques Villeneuve (Williams)
1995 - Damon Hill (Williams)


CONTACTS from Hungaroring

2146 Mogyorod Pf. 10
Hungaroring Sport Rt.
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