Formula 1 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix

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2019-08-04
12
Hungaroring
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Max Verstappen VER
Max Verstappen
lap 69 - 1:17.103
VER

The 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Despite being on pole position in Hungary, Max Verstappen could not convert this into a win.

The race in Hungary was round 12 of 21 of the 2019 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 4 August 2019 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Clear
76.02°F
45%
6.85 mph
234°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 70 1:35:03.796 25
2 70 +17.796 19
3 70 +1:01.433 15
4 70 +1:05.250 12
5 69 +1 Lap 10
6 69 +1 Lap 8
7 69 +1 Lap 6
8 69 +1 Lap 4
9 69 +1 Lap 2
10 69 +1 Lap 1
11 69 +1 Lap 0
12 69 +1 Lap 0
13 69 +1 Lap 0
14 69 +1 Lap 0
15 68 +2 Laps 0
16 68 +2 Laps 0
17 68 +2 Laps 0
18 68 +2 Laps 0
19 67 +3 Laps 0
49 Water pressure 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:14.000
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
3 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.000
4 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +1.000
6 Pierre Gasly Red Bull +1.000
7 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
8 Carlos Sainz McLaren +1.000
9 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +2.000
10 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
11 Nico Hülkenberg Renault +2.000
12 Alexander Albon Toro Rosso +2.000
13 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso +2.000
14 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +2.000
15 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +3.000
16 George Russell Williams +3.000
17 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +3.000
18 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +3.000
19 Lance Stroll Racing Point +3.000
20 Robert Kubica Williams +4.000

driver positions through the laps

2019 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship is a planned motor racing championship for Formula One cars which would be the 70th running of the Formula One World Championship. It is recognised by the governing body of international motorsport, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The championship is due to be contested over a number of Grands Prix held in different countries throughout the world. Drivers are scheduled to compete for the title of World Drivers' Champion, and teams for the World Constructors' Champion. The 2019 championship is also scheduled to see the running of the 1000th World Championship race, in China.Lewis Hamilton is the defending World Drivers' Champion, after winning his fifth championship title at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix. Mercedes are the defending World Constructors' Champions, after winning their fifth consecutive championship at the 2018 Brazilian Grand Prix.


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Hamilton overcame teammate Valtteri Bottas in a wheel-to-wheel fight on the opening lap, and was switched to a two-stop strategy later in the race in a bid to overhaul long-time leader Verstappen. <br>Mercedes’ decision gave Hamilton 20 laps to erase a 20-second deficit, and the five-time world champion caught and passed the Red Bull with four laps remaining to win for the eighth time in 12 ...

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Norris had looked on course to follow teammate Carlos Sainz home at the Hungaroring, with a potential fifth and sixth-place finish on the cards.<br>But it all went wrong during Norris' only pitstop when a problem changing his left rear wheel cost valuable seconds that allowed other cars to get the jump on him.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Hungarian GP: Hamilton defeats Verstappen in tense duel<br>Red ...

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Bottas was unhappy after the race over what he said was an "unnecessary" swipe towards him by Leclerc, with the contact having damaged the Finn's front wing and effectively ruined his race.<br>“When I saw the onboard, and when I saw Vettel’s onboard, it was clear that I was just going straight ahead, he was on the right, and he would have been anyway ahead of me before Turn 4 going ...

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Verstappen led the Hungaroring race from pole position and appeared to have enough to hold off Hamilton during the opening phase of the race.<br>But Mercedes elected to switch Hamilton to a fresh set of medium tyres so he could make an end of race charge. Verstappen did not have enough of an advantage to cover that move, so he had to try to hold on at the front with older rubber.<br>In the end ...

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