Formula 1 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix

data

2021-08-01
11
Hungaroring
Esteban Ocon OCO
Lewis Hamilton HAM
Pierre Gasly
lap 70 - 1:18.394
GAS

The 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix was won by Esteban Ocon of Alpine F1 Team.
Despite being on pole position in Hungary, Lewis Hamilton could not convert this into a win.

The race in Hungary was round 11 of 22 of the 2021 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 1 August 2021 13:00 GMT (raceday).

Mostly Cloudy
rain
90.14°F
41%
12.79 mph
191°
 

results

# driver constructor laps time points
1 70 2:04:43.199 25
2 70 +2.736 18
3 70 +15.018 15
4 70 +15.651 12
5 70 +1:03.614 11
6 70 +1:15.803 8
7 70 +1:17.910 6
8 70 +1:19.094 4
9 70 +1:20.244 2
70 Disqualified 0
10 69 +1 Lap 1
11 69 +1 Lap 0
12 69 +1 Lap 0
13 69 +1 Lap 0
3 Collision 0
2 Collision 0
0 Collision 0
0 Collision 0
0 Collision 0
0 Collision 0

grid

# driver constructor time
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:15.000
2 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes +0.000
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.000
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.000
5 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +1.000
6 Lando Norris McLaren +1.000
7 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +1.000
8 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +1.000
9 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +1.000
10 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1.000
11 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.000
12 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1.000
13 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo +2.000
14 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo +2.000
15 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +1.000
16 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +2.000
17 George Russell Williams +2.000
18 Nicholas Latifi Williams +3.000
19 Nikita Mazepin Haas F1 Team +3.000
20 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team

driver positions through the laps

2021 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship is a motor racing championship for Formula One cars which is the 72nd running of the Formula One World Championship. It is recognised by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the governing body of international motorsport, as the highest class of competition for open-wheel racing cars. The championship is being contested over twenty-three Grands Prix, which will be held around the world. Drivers and teams are scheduled to compete for the titles of World Drivers' Champion and World Constructors' Champion respectively.

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are the defending World Drivers' and World Constructors' champions respectively, having won the titles in 2020.


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Russell finished Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix in eighth place to score his first points for Williams since making his F1 debut for the team in 2019.<br>Russell and teammate Nicholas Latifi both vaulted up the order after the Turn 1 collisions, but clung on to their points-paying positions to give Williams its best result since Brazil 2017. It also marked Latifi's first F1 points finish.<br>After ...

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On a damp track Bottas made a bad start with lots of wheelspin on his intermediates, and after dropping to fifth from his front-row starting spot, lost control under braking for the first corner.<br>He slammed into McLaren driver Lando Norris, who subsequently hit Red Bull's Max Verstappen, while Bottas also made contact with Sergio Perez. Of the four, only Verstappen was able to take the restart ...

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The world champion was extremely fatigued and felt some mild dizziness after battling hard to grab a podium finish at the Hungaroring.<br>After feeling uncomfortable on the podium, he delayed his post-race media commitments so he could be looked at by the Mercedes team doctor. Feeling better later on, Hamilton duly appeared at the mandatory FIA press conference and also completed his regular ...

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New points leader Hamilton closed to Alonso on lap 55 of 70 in Budapest and the former McLaren teammates battled wheel-to-wheel, including a brief touch, until a lock up for Alonso enabled the seven-time champion to find a way past for fourth at Turn 1.<br>Alpine driver Alonso reckoned the pair’s 10-lap dogfight had allowed Hamilton to learn his rival’s superior ...

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Amid calls from Red Bull for a rethink about F1's cost cap regulations in the wake of the huge crash damage bills it has faced in the last two races, Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has proposed a radical idea.<br>With Ferrari's own Charles Leclerc having been taken out by Lance Stroll at the first corner of the Hungarian Grand Prix, Binotto said the situation needed looking at.<br>And while ...

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Post-race inspections had found that Vettel's Aston Martin car did not have the minimum one-litre of fuel that the FIA mandates for its analysis checks.<br>As the failure to have the minimum amount of fuel was a breach of the technical regulations, then Vettel was disqualified from his second place finish behind Alpine's Esteban Ocon.<br>Almost immediately following the exclusion, the Aston Martin ...

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Ocon benefitted from first-lap drama and a strategy miscue by Mercedes to move into the lead of the race on Lap 5 before controlling proceedings en route to a surprise win for Alpine.<br>Ocon spent the majority of the race being closely followed by Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel, who was within DRS range for significant periods but never able to get close enough to attempt an overtake.<br>It ...

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As we revel in what is continuing to shape up as a classic year for Formula 1, Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix marked a new peak for the season so far.<br>Complete with a wet start, a red flag, tyre gambles, fights through the field and a tense battle for victory, we couldn’t have asked for much more from F1 in Hungary.<br>It was somewhat fitting that the man at the top of that peak drives for a ...

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It's a long shot, but by filing a notice of intention to appeal on Sunday evening, the Silverstone team gave itself the breathing space to put its case together and find a way to prove that the right amount of fuel is indeed still in the tank of the AMR21.<br>The requirement to provide a one-litre sample of fuel for testing has been in the rules for decades. It is key to the policing of the sport ...

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In scrutineering checks after the race the FIA could only retrieve 0.3 litres of fuel from the car, when the rules mandate that one litre should be left in the tank for sampling. This led to Vettel's disqualification from the Hungary race results.<br>The team believes that 1.74 litres of fuel should have been in the car, and thus there are still 1.44 litres in the system that the FIA could not ...

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On a damp track a slow starting Valtteri Bottas lost control of his Mercedes and slammed into the back of McLaren's Lando Norris, who then slid into the side of Verstappen's Red Bull.<br>The incident, which also ended up taking out Verstappen's teammate Sergio Perez and brought out the red flag, caused the Dutchman to drop down the order with a severely damaged car, which prevented him from ...

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Vettel finished second at the Hungaroring behind first-time winner Esteban Ocon after not being able to find a way past the Alpine driver, scoring his second podium of 2021 for his new team.<br>After crossing the finish line, Vettel parked his car at the side of the track at Turn 12 after being ordered to stop by Aston Martin over the team radio.<br>It later transpired that the German didn't ...

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Ocon scored a surprise win for Alpine in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, benefitting from the first-lap chaos before pitting for slicks instead of taking the standing start.<br>It meant he moved into the lead of the race when Lewis Hamilton pitted one lap later to make the switch, before holding his nerve to keep Sebastian Vettel at bay through the remainder of the race.<br><br>Read ...

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Vettel finished second at the Hungaroring after rising up the order early on following the chaotic opening lap, narrowly losing out on victory to Alpine's Esteban Ocon.<br>It marked Vettel's second podium of the year for Aston Martin, but the four-time world champion is at risk of being thrown out of the race.<br>During the post-race scrutineering checks, the FIA found that it could not take ...

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The race was red flagged after an opening-corner pileup, when Valtteri Bottas locked up and pushed McLaren’s Lando Norris into the Red Bull of erstwhile world championship leader Max Verstappen. Bottas’s three-wheeled car then collected the second Red Bull of Sergio Perez too.<br>Hamilton made a major error at the restart when he didn’t pit for slicks at the end of the formation lap, unlike ...

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Perez was collected by the out-of-control Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas at the Hungaroring's first corner, and suffered major damage to his car.<br>Although the Mexican was able to continue at first, he ground to a halt further around the lap when the engine stopped.<br>Red Bull team boss Christian Horner revealed after the race that the Perez retirement was the result of accident damage, and the ...

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Rain showers in the lead up to lights out meant the entire field started the race on intermediate tyres, but the track dried out under the red flag thrown following the clashes at Turn 1.<br>While the field left the pitlane on intermediates, the track dried out so quickly that 14 of the 15 cars came immediately into the pits to take on a set of slick tyres.<br>It resulted in a bizarre situation ...

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Vettel, Valtteri Bottas, Carlos Sainz and Lance Stroll were summoned by the stewards over a breach of the pre-race procedure outlined by race director Michael Masi.<br>It centred on the fact that they failed to remove their T-shirts as instructed ahead of the national anthem, contravening the guidelines set out in the procedure notes.<br>Vettel opted to wear a rainbow-coloured t-shirt with the ...

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The world champion had battled hard through the Hungaroring event to finish in third place, after a wrong strategy call at the start had initially dropped him to the back of the field.<br>Following a red flag restart on a damp but drying track, every other driver pitted at the end of the formation lap to take slick tyres.<br>Hamilton elected to continue on inters though and came around alone as ...

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After carnage at the wet start took out several contenders and polesitter Lewis Hamilton made a wrong decision not to come in for slicks at the restart, the Mercedes driver released Alpine's Ocon and Vettel into an unlikely fight for victory.<br>Vettel hounded the Frenchman lap after lap, dipping in and out of DRS range behind the Alpine, in what seemed to be a faster Aston Martin.<br>But on the ...

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Vettel charged from 10th on the grid to finish second for Aston Martin at the Hungaroring after a chaotic race that saw seven drivers get caught up in crashes at the first corner.<br>Vettel moved up to third under the early red flag before taking second when Lewis Hamilton pitted one lap later than the field for slicks, leaving the Aston Martin driver only trailing Esteban Ocon.<br>Despite feeling ...

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The first crash at Turn 1 was caused by Valtteri Bottas, whose mistake sliding into the back of Lando Norris impacted both Red Bull cars and left Max Verstappen battling back to eventually finish the race in 10th.<br>At the initial start, Hamilton and Verstappen made good getaways on the damp track after rain had fallen steadily in the 30 minutes before the start, which meant all the cars lined up ...

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Bottas slid into the rear of McLaren's Lando Norris under braking in damp conditions at the first corner, losing control of his Mercedes.<br>This sent Norris into the path of Max Verstappen's Red Bull car, while Bottas careered into Verstappen's teammate, Sergio Perez.<br>The collision eliminated Bottas and Perez from the race immediately before the race was red flagged due to the amount of debris ...

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Norris made a great start from sixth place on the grid in damp conditions to move ahead of Bottas on the run down to Turn 1 after the entire field started on intermediate tyres.<br>But a mistake by Bottas saw the Finn career into the back of Norris's McLaren, sending the orange car into the path of Max Verstappen in the Red Bull.<br>The incident eliminated Bottas at Turn 1, and while Norris was ...

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Two major incidents at the first corner led to the Hungarian Grand Prix being red-flagged on Lap 3 due to debris strewn across the track.<br>An initial crash saw Valtteri Bottas run into the rear of McLaren’s Lando Norris, sending the British driver’s car into the path of Max Verstappen.<br>Bottas’ car hit Sergio Perez, resulting in retirements for Norris and Perez. A second incident ...

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After a rain shower hit the track with 25 minutes to go before lights out, all drivers opted to start the race on intermediate tyres in the low-grip conditions.<br>While pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton managed to retain his lead, Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas misjudged his braking into Turn 1, losing control and running into the rear of McLaren's Lando Norris.<br>This sent Norris into the path of ...

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Russell said he lacked confidence in the car during qualifying, and that caused him to take a cautious approach and not add extra front wing for his final run in Q1.<br>As a result he had more understeer that he wanted, and after a scrappy lap that saw him run wide at one point he had to settle for 17th on the grid.<br>Russell stressed that he and his team have to get everything right to progress ...

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After being soundly beaten by Red Bull at the two events in Austria, Mercedes looked to cut the pace deficit to its title rival by introducing its final updates for the W12 car at the British Grand Prix.<br>The weekend saw Lewis Hamilton top qualifying before winning the race on Sunday, recovering from a 10-second time penalty for his collision with Max Verstappen, while teammate Valtteri Bottas ...

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The Alpine driver qualified ninth - one place and 0.06s behind teammate Esteban Ocon - in Budapest after enduring what he reckoned to be a supposed drop off in the Pirelli soft tyre performance in Q3 compared to the previous set he had used for his Q2 flying lap.<br>Alonso still heralded a "very important Saturday" at a tight circuit where it is notoriously "difficult to overtake" and reckoned his ...

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The Mercedes driver has endured a frosty reception from the largely Dutch crowd at the Hungaroring – with the fan’s boos drowning out his post-qualifying television interviews in the pitlane.<br>Hamilton says he is in no doubts that comments from Red Bull’s senior management after the British Grand Prix crash with Max Verstappen stirred things up – with the Briton having also been on the ...

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The Australian has endured a tougher than expected time in getting used to the unique characteristics of the McLaren F1 car this year.<br>And while he has made some progress in adjusting his driving style to try to get on top of the MCL35M, he still has not found a big enough breakthrough to be able to consistently match teammate Lando Norris.<br>After another disappointment in qualifying at the ...

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The Dutchman had been using the same engine that he had crashed at the British Grand Prix a fortnight ago so far during the Hungaroring weekend.<br>Having undergone checks at Honda’s Japanese R&D facilities after the 51G impact at Silverstone, plus further evaluation in Friday practice in Hungary, there had been confidence that the engine was all good to keep using.<br>But following ...

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Both the song and group are LGBTQ+ icons, with Hamilton’s comments coming after he posted his opposition to Hungary’s upcoming referendum on a new anti-LGBTQ+ law earlier this week – although he did not specifically state that his reference to YMCA following qualifying at Budapest was a continuation of his support for the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary.<br> The Mercedes driver claimed pole ...

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Mercedes heads to the race as the firm favourite after Lewis Hamilton led a front-row lockout for the German manufacturer in Saturday's qualifying.<br>Red Bull duo Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez will share the second row of the grid, with Pierre Gasly an excellent fifth for AlphaTauri.<br>Mercedes and Red Bull have opted for two very different strategies going into the grand prix. While Hamilton ...

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Provisional polesitter Hamilton led Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez around ahead of the final runs in Q3 – behind his teammate Valtteri Bottas – where both Mercedes drivers appeared to drive slower than might have been expected.<br>Hamilton ran very slowly through the pitlane once Verstappen had been released into his wake, while Bottas backing off ahead of the final turns meant Verstappen ...

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For just a fortnight on from their collision at the British Grand Prix, the cynics suggested that Hamilton’s leisurely holding up of Verstappen was a bit of a psychological offensive – and potentially aimed at trying to time out his Red Bull rival from getting a final Q3 run in.<br>When Verstappen made it across the line with barely one second left to run, and his teammate Sergio Perez ...

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Schumacher crashed heavily at Turn 11 during FP3 at the Hungaroring, leaving his Haas VF-21 car with significant damage that meant he ultimately took no part in qualifying.<br>It marked the second time Schumacher has missed qualifying this year after a crash in FP3, following an accident in Monaco at the end of May. Schumacher also crashed in the opening part of qualifying for the French Grand ...

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Hamilton took his 101st F1 pole in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday, heading up a front row lockout for Mercedes.<br>But Hamilton was met with loud boos upon getting out of his car after qualifying and during his post-session interview in parc ferme, which appearing to come from a large contingent of Verstappen fans sat in the grandstand opposite the pits.<br>Hamilton brushed ...

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Hamilton will start ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Max Verstappen after the one-hour qualifying session, which is split into three segments with five cars each being knocked out in Q1 and Q2 before the top-10 shootout of Q3.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Hungarian GP: Hamilton leads Mercedes front row ahead of Verstappen<br><br><br>Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying results ...

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Mercedes driver Hamilton took provisional pole with his first run in the final stage of qualifying at the Hungaroring, sitting over half a second clear of title rival Max Verstappen in third.<br>Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas ran ahead of Red Bull duo Verstappen and Sergio Perez as they came to start their final laps, with Hamilton slowing down in the final sector as he prepared his ...

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