Formula 1 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix

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2020-07-19
3
Hungaroring
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Lewis Hamilton
lap 70 - 1:16.627
HAM

The 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

The race in Hungary was round 3 of 17 of the 2020 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 19 July 2020 13:10 GMT (raceday).

Possible Light Rain
rain
70.23°F
74%
5.8 mph
63°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 70 1:36:12.473 26
2 70 +8.702 18
3 70 +9.452 15
4 70 +57.579 12
5 70 +1:18.316 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 69 +1 Lap 0
16 69 +1 Lap 0
17 69 +1 Lap 0
18 69 +1 Lap 0
19 65 +5 Laps 0
15 Engine 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:13.000
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
3 Lance Stroll Racing Point +1.000
4 Sergio Pérez Racing Point +1.000
5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari +1.000
6 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
7 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.000
8 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
9 Carlos Sainz McLaren +2.000
10 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +2.000
11 Daniel Ricciardo Renault +2.000
12 George Russell Williams +2.000
13 Alexander Albon Red Bull +2.000
14 Esteban Ocon Renault +2.000
15 Nicholas Latifi Williams +3.000
16 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +3.000
17 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri +3.000
18 Romain Grosjean Haas F1 Team +3.000
19 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +3.000
20 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +3.000

driver positions through the laps

2020 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Aramco Magyar Nagydíj 2020) was a Formula One motor race held on 19 July 2020 at the Hungaroring in Mogyoród, Hungary. The race was the third round of the 2020 Formula One World Championship, the 36th running of the Hungarian Grand Prix and the 35th time the race had been run as a World Championship event since the inaugural season in 1950. Lewis Hamilton was the defending race winner and the eventual winner of this Grand Prix, Hamilton’s second successive win of the 2020 season and his eighth at the Hungaroring.


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Mercedes<br>The reliability gremlins that Mercedes faced in the first race of the season in Austria, caused by the vibrations from the kerbs, now seem like a distant memory after a flawless performance in Hungary.<br>The team was able to react positively and make changes for the Styrian GP that reduced the possibility of any failures going forward. The issues that plagued the first race weekend ...

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The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers on May 25 was recorded and transmitted around the world, and coming just eight weeks after Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police in Louisville, KY, outraged citizens in every continent took to the streets in protest, many behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement.<br>Six-time and reigning F1 champion Hamilton, the only Black ...

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Amid ongoing anti-racism protests and activism around the world, F1 held a show of unity between its drivers ahead of the season opener in Austria two weeks ago.<br>All drivers wore t-shirts reading ‘End Racism’, and 14 of the 20 drivers took a knee before the national anthem in a set part of the pre-race schedule.<br>While those drivers took a knee again before the second and third races of ...

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Four-time world champion Vettel is in talks with Racing Point over joining the team for next season after Ferrari opted against renewing his contract beyond this year. Vettel confirmed that he is in “loose talks" with Racing Point, but said he has not signed any agreement with the team.<br>Racing Point currently has Perez and teammate Lance Stroll under long-term contracts. Perez is in the first ...

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Ocon qualified and finished in 14th place in Hungary, while his teammate Daniel Ricciardo took eighth – matching the result achieved by Renault in the two Austrian races, when the Enstone-based team suffered two retirements with radiator leaks.<br>The Frenchman’s Saturday was compromised by an ambitious attempt to get out of Q2 on medium tyres, which meant that when the drivers ...

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After dropping to sixth on the opening lap following a near-jump start, Bottas managed to fight his way back up to third nearing the final 20 laps of the race.<br>Bottas put pressure on Red Bull driver Verstappen in second after closing up a seven-second gap, only to be called into the pits for a third stop at the end of Lap 49.<br>The decision to pit Bottas dropped him more than 20 seconds back ...

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Racing Point is currently facing scrutiny over the legality over its RP20 car following protests by Renault at each of the last two races.<br>Racing Point has openly admitted it based the design of its car on the 2019 Mercedes W10 by using photographs, but stresses it remains within the regulations.<br>Writing in his post-race column, Brawn explained how copying other teams was “standard” in ...

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The Italian outfit has fallen away from the pace-setting Mercedes team this year, and needs to make a step forward if it is to start regularly challenging for even podium finishes.<br>After a difficult Hungarian Grand Prix, team principal Mattia Binotto confessed that the start of the year had been worse than the team had feared after testing, and was clear that everything was on the table in ...

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After the Hungarian Grand Prix, Renault followed up the earlier protest of the cars of Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll in the Styrian event with a second identical pair of protests, something the FIA had anticipated prior to the race. <br>All of the protests will now be heard together, by the same set of stewards.<br>Renault claims ...

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The Mercedes driver edged forward at the start before stopping and going again when distracted by a light on his dash, leading Sebastian Vettel to tell his Ferrari team that Bottas had jumped the start.<br>Video evidence appeared to confirm that, but the key to an official transgression is the detection system that is built into the track.<br>Vettel had similarly escaped punishment at the Japanese ...

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The Milton Keynes-based outfit had started the season hopeful that it had made a step with its RB16 to be able to challenge favourite Mercedes.<br>But so far it has been unable to properly threaten the world champion outfit and its drivers Max Verstappen and Alex Albon have struggled to get on top of their car’s tricky characteristics.<br>Although Verstappen pulled off a brilliant performance in ...

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The outfit has had a difficult start to 2020, with its form suffering after Ferrari's engines took a step back over the winter.<br>But a bold call to change tyres before the race start at the Hungaroring, a decision that is currently under investigation for being an illegal driver aid, was made by Mike Caulfield, who had injured himself in Austria.<br>Team boss Gunther Steiner said: "He's normally ...

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Haas called both Grosjean and Magnussen into the pits at the end of the formation lap to make the switch to slick tyres after initially planning to start on intermediates and wets respectively.<br>The strategy call lifted the Haas drivers as high as third and fourth once the rest of the field had made the switch to slicks, laying the foundations for Magnussen's run to ninth place.<br>But the ...

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FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer notified the race stewards at the Hungaroring that Red Bull had used the leaf blowers - usually used to cool the car - to dry Albon's grid slot following some rain.<br>The teams had been reminded by race director Michael Masi before the race that they were not permitted to artificially dry the track by any means.<br>The stewards announced during the race they would ...

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Fourteen of the 20 F1 drivers took a knee ahead of the start of the opening two races of the season in Austria as part of an anti-racism message, showing solidarity with the ongoing activism around the world against racial injustice.<br>Before Sunday's race in Hungary, the drivers once again wore T-shirts reading 'End Racism', but there was no organised kneel, leading to a fractured show between ...

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Having already protested Racing Point's brake duct design following last weekend's Styrian Grand Prix in Austria, Renault has done so once more despite already having been told its case was admissible last weekend.<br>The original outcome of the protest is expected to be heard during the break between the Hungarian Grand Prix and the British Grand Prix in two weeks' time.<br>The official documents ...

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The team has been called to explain its actions involving both its cars in relation to Article 27.1 for the F1 sporting regulations, which states "The driver must drive the car alone and unaided".<br>The stewards document requesting Haas explain its actions to the officials said the incident in question concerned "driver aids during formation lap".<br>Both Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean ...

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Hamilton dominated proceedings at the Hungaroring to score his eighth win at the circuit, enjoying an advantage of more than 20 seconds over Max Verstappen entering the closing stages of the race.<br>Mercedes told Hamilton with 10 laps to go it was planning a third and final pitstop thanks to his buffer to Verstappen that would allow him to retain the lead.<br>An initial plan to stop for hard ...

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Bottas edged forward slightly at the start before bogging down, leading rival Sebastian Vettel to tell his Ferrari team that the Finn had jumped the lights.<br>However, he did not receive a penalty as he did not trigger the FIA detection system.<br>After dropping to an initial sixth place he recovered to second place behind Lewis Hamilton.<br>He was pushing Max Verstappen for second place when the ...

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There was drama before the start when Red Bull’s Max Verstappen hit the wall at Turn 12 in the damp conditions on his formation lap to the grid, requiring his team to fit a new steering arm and wishbone.<br>From pole position, Hamilton led the wet start from Racing Point’s Lance Stroll and was already 3s clear by the end of the opening lap. His Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas almost jumped ...

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Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was leading the points coming into this race but his third-placed finish wasn’t enough to hold on to his lead – and Hamilton’s extra point for fastest lap has moved him five points clear.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Hungarian GP: Hamilton cruises to eighth Hungaroring win<br>2020 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix race results<br><br><br>Max Verstappen’s runner-up spot ...

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Verstappen crashed his car in damp conditions on the reconnaissance lap ahead of the race, causing damage to the front-end of the Red Bull RB16.<br>The Red Bull mechanics were forced to hurriedly fix Verstappen’s car in the build-up to lights out, but managed to complete the repairs to the front wing, nose and suspension with seconds to spare before the five-minute warning cut-off.<br>Verstappen ...

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The Mercedes driver dominated the race from pole position and was never under threat, finishing well clear of second-placed Max Verstappen.<br>Verstappen made a two-stop strategy work after the early running on a wet track, which followed the Dutchman crashing on his way to the grid and need urgent repair work in the minutes before the lights went out.<br>At the start, Bottas appeared to move ...

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Rain in the build-up to the start of the race at the Hungaroring prompted FIA race director Michael Masi to issue an update on inclement weather to all teams.<br>The teams were permitted to erect tent structures to keep the grid slots dry, but none chose to do so.<br>Masi informed the teams they were "not permitted to use any means to artificially dry the track, including but not limited to grid ...

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Rain in the build-up to the race start left the track wet, forcing drivers to complete their reconnaissance laps to the grid on the intermediate compound tyre.<br>Verstappen lost control of his car at Turn 12 on his way to the grid after locking the front-left tyre, losing the rear before sliding sideways into the barrier.<br>The collision tore the front wing from Verstappen's Red Bull RB16 car ...

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Norris currently sits third in the drivers’ championship, aided by his first podium finish at the season-opener in Austria before a late charge to fifth last weekend at the Styrian Grand Prix.<br>But after leading the midfield in each of the first two races, McLaren slumped to eighth and ninth in qualifying on Saturday in Hungary, with Norris believing it acted as a more representative showing ...

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Red Bull hoped to be closer to Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen took pole and battled Hamilton for the win at the same event last year.<br>The team also felt it was in contention for victory in the opening round of the 2020 season at the Austrian Grand Prix thanks to Verstappen’s contra-strategy against Bottas before he retired, and the Dutchman ...

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Red Bull slumped to its worst qualifying performance of the 2020 season so far on Saturday at the Hungaroring as Verstappen could only finish seventh in Q3, 1.4 seconds off Lewis Hamilton’s pole position time.<br>Teammate Alexander Albon failed to advance beyond Q2, qualifying 13th behind the Williams of George Russell.<br>Both Verstappen and Albon appeared to be struggling with the skittish ...

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Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez qualified third and fourth in Hungary, behind the two works Mercedes cars of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. All four got through Q2 on the medium tyres and thus will have them at the start.<br>Wolff asserted that the Silverstone-based team will be contenders for race wins in 2020 – and will be a “tough nut to crack” even for the currently dominant world ...

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Ferrari has begun to put valuable mileage on a major update package it first brought to Austria as it bids to get its SF1000 nearer the front of the grid.<br>Its qualifying performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix has given it some cause for optimism that it is now on the right track, but it is still under no illusions that much more development is needed if it is going to threaten Mercedes at the ...

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<br>While Lewis Hamilton gave Mercedes its third consecutive pole at the start of the 2020 season, he will lead teammate Valtteri Bottas and the two Racing Point cars onto the grid for Sunday’s race.<br>Red Bull, which scored pole position at the Hungaroring last year, when Max Verstappen then led Hamilton until four laps to go, had a disappointing qualifying at a track where it had hoped to ...

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Stroll gained a position when he forced Ricciardo wide at the Red Bull Ring’s Turn 3 during their frantic late battle. The pair crossed the line in seventh and eighth places, but after an investigation the stewards subsequently declared that it was a racing incident, and Stroll was allowed to keep the position.<br>After a regular post-race review of the whole weekend, involving Masi and the ...

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The Hungarian GP has been an ever-present fixture on the F1 calendar since 1986. McLaren is the most successful team at the Hungaroing with 12 wins, but Mercedes has won the last two races at this venue.<br>Red Bull hasn't scored a single win at the Hungaroring since 2014, although it did come close to ending its win drought last year.<br>Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid, with Lewis ...

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On Friday, Binotto said that Ferrari had been reined in by FIA technical directives issued by the FIA that impact all teams equally, but Wolff suggested there was more to to the drop-off in form than that.<br>Wolff said Mercedes was pushed to "burnout" levels by Ferrari last year, and suggested that it is "ironic" that the Stuttgart manufacturer has taken a big step in performance as a ...

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Russell reached Q2 for the second race in a row by qualifying 12th for Williams at the Hungaroring, one place ahead of Red Bull driver Albon.<br>Albon struggled with the balance of his Red Bull RB16 car throughout qualifying, and also made a couple of mistakes on his final Q2 run that meant he missed out on the top-10 shootout.<br>Russell leapt to the defence of Albon after the session, saying he ...

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The Silverstone-based outfit has a golden opportunity to grab its first podium of the season at the Hungaroring, after Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez locked out the second row of the grid and appear to have a pace advantage over the chasing pack.<br>Well aware of how silly it would be to jeopardise what could be a valuable opportunity to move up the constructors' championship table, team principal ...

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Gasly will line up 10th on the grid at the Hungaroring on Sunday, but was left managing an engine issue that hindered much of his running through qualifying.<br>The Frenchman was heard reporting losses of power on his engine in Q2, but was informed by the team it "cannot fix the problem in this session, so we have to live with it, or try to push to get through".<br>While Gasly made it through to ...

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Red Bull had been tipped as Mercedes' nearest challengers coming into the third round of the 2020 Formula 1 season at the Hungaroring, but Verstappen could only manage the fourth row in qualifying behind the Mercedes, Racing Point and Ferrari drivers and over 1.4 seconds off polesitter Lewis Hamilton.<br>Having admitted Red Bull had "a lot of work to do" after Friday practice, with Red Bull ...

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Vettel and teammate Charles Leclerc qualified fifth and sixth in Hungary after both men reached Q3 for the first time in three attempts in 2020.<br>Vettel acknowledged that the lack of straights relative to Austria had played in the team's favour, and allowed it to showed improved competitiveness against everyone bar Mercedes, with pole man Lewis Hamilton 1.3s clear of the German's own best ...

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