Formula 1 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix results

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2022-07-31
13
Hungaroring
70
Max Verstappen VER
George Russell RUS
Lewis Hamilton
lap 57 - 1:21.386
HAM

The 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
Despite being on pole position in Hungary, George Russell could not convert this into a win.

The race in Hungary was round 13 of 22 of the 2022 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 31 July 2022 13:00 GMT (raceday).

Mostly Cloudy
rain
70.13°F
58%
16.49 mph
310°
 

results

# driver F1 constructor laps time points
1 70 1:39:35.912 25
2 70 +7.834 19
3 70 +12.337 15
4 70 +14.579 12
5 70 +15.688 10
6 70 +16.047 8
7 70 +1:18.300 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 68 +2 Laps 0
20 65 Power Unit 0

grid

# driver F1 constructor time
1 George Russell Mercedes 1:17.377
2 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +0.044
3 Charles Leclerc Ferrari +0.190
4 Lando Norris McLaren +0.392
5 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team +0.641
6 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +0.701
7 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.765
8 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo +0.780
9 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.002
10 Max Verstappen Red Bull +1.446
11 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +1.139
12 Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo +1.196
13 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +1.448
14 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1.760
15 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +1.825
16 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +1.863
17 Alexander Albon Williams +1.879
18 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1.896
19 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +2.150
20 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.193

driver positions through the laps

2022 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Aramco Magyar Nagydíj 2022) was a Formula One motor race held on 31 July 2022 at the Hungaroring in Mogyoród, Hungary over a distance of 70 laps. The race was the thirty-seventh Hungarian Grand Prix to be held as part of the Formula One World Championship.

The race was won by Max Verstappen from the 10th position on the starting grid, while Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell finished second and third respectively, with Russell having started from pole position. Ferrari drivers Carlos Sainz Jr. and Charles Leclerc both started strongly but could not hold up until the end of the race, finishing fourth and sixth respectively. Championship leader Verstappen extended his lead over Leclerc to 80 points.


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Max Verstappen’s brilliant charge from 10th on the grid to grab victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix has helped the Dutchman open up an 80-points advantage in the F1 drivers’ standings.
But after another race where Ferrari had a golden opportunity to help Charles Leclerc close down Verstappen’s lead, only for its strategy to wreck it, some are ruing the fact that the championship ...

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The German car manufacturer appears to have turned the corner on its early campaign troubles as it bagged a second double podium finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
George Russell came home third, having started from pole position, while Lewis Hamilton recovered from a DRS failure in qualifying to take his second successive second place finish.
With Ferrari enduring another torrid afternoon ...

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A push by the FIA to change the 2023 technical regulations and lift floor edges by 25mm to help eliminate car bouncing has not gone down well with a majority of teams, who fear it forces an unnecessary and expensive redesign of their new car plans.
FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has been canvassing the opinion of all teams and drivers over the past two weekends to try to get a better ...

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Leclerc faded from leading halfway through the race to finish sixth at the Hungaroring on Sunday after a switch to the hard compound tyre saw his pace nosedive.
Teammate Carlos Sainz could only finish fourth after also falling out of contention for victory as Ferrari struggled in the cooler than expected conditions throughout the race.
Although Binotto conceded Ferrari did not get ...

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Traditionally hosting the final race before the summer break, the circuit has held a race every year since 1986, with every world champion bar Alain Prost and Nico Rosberg taking at least one victory ever since.
Tickets for next year’s Hungarian GP are now available to book with Motorsport Tickets.
In recent years, it has developed a reputation for its difficulty to overtake. However ...

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The Austrian Grand Prix represented the halfway point of the 2022 Formula 1 season. But the Hungarian GP retaining its pre-summer break spot and the mental reset it offers was why Max Verstappen’s engineer, Gianpiero Lambiase, told him as he crossed the finish line last Sunday: “what a drive – what a way to finish the first half of the year”.
That call came after the Red Bull driver had ...

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Despite sitting first and third with Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz halfway through the race, Ferrari failed to get either of its cars onto the podium.
Leclerc dropped all the way back to sixth after an ill-fated call to run hard tyres for the third stint backfired in spectacular fashion, allowing Verstappen to overtake him twice and forcing Ferrari into a third stop late on.
So why did ...

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Verstappen charged from 10th place on the grid to win at the Hungaroring on Sunday, extending his lead at the top of the drivers’ championship to 80 points heading into the summer break.
Verstappen was aided by a superior strategy that saw him avoid using the hard compound tyre after struggling for grip during the reconnaissance laps to the grid, prompting a change in plan for the race.
By ...

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Over the past couple of weeks, both Alonso and the top dogs at Alpine have expressed confidence things would be resolved quickly. Alonso said on Thursday he thought it would only take a 10-minute conversation to sort things out.
That bit was probably true. It may not have even taken 10 minutes for him to say: “Guys, I’m off.”
Make no bones about it: this is a huge, huge move in F1 ...

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As the F1 paddock packed down at the Hungaroring on Sunday night, all eyes at Alpine were on a bit of holiday over the summer break and what were anticipated to be some brief talks to secure a new contract with Alonso.
Team principal Otmar Szafnauer seemed relaxed as he concurred with Alonso’s remark from earlier in the weekend that it would probably take just 10 minutes to sort things ...

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The two-time F1 world champion will leave Alpine at the end of the season to join Aston Martin, acting as the latest bombshell in the F1 driver market.
Alonso will replace the retiring Sebastian Vettel, and opens up a seat with Alpine that looks set to be taken by Oscar Piastri.
Alonso said on Sunday after the Hungarian Grand Prix that he was confident his future would be sewn up by the time ...

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The Mercedes driver, starting from his maiden F1 pole position, opted to begin the Hungary race on soft tyres while the Ferraris directly behind him picked the mediums.
With a heavy rain shower forecast for the start of the race, Russell said he was "rubbing his hands together" in anticipation to use the soft tyre advantage which are better suited to run in slippery conditions.
But once the ...

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Leclerc started on medium compound tyres at the Hungaroring and spent the opening stint running third, only to jump teammate Carlos Sainz for second place by getting the overcut at the first round of pitstops.
With a five-lap tyre delta, Leclerc managed to catch race leader George Russell and pass him for P1 before opening up a three-second gap at the head of the field.
But when Ferrari ...

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After a gruelling run of 13 races in 20 weeks, the Formula 1 paddock heads into a summer break in August immediately after the Hungarian GP.
There will be no official F1 track action for an entire month, with the teams reconvening at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps on the 26-28 August.
That means over three weeks off from the grind of the F1 circus and travelling the world, and ...

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With Max Verstappen starting down in 10th on the grid after his engine problem in qualifying, and teammate Sergio Perez one place further back, Red Bull's simulations had shown that the best route to deliver a good result was to have a long first stint on the hard.
But difficulties that both drivers had in switching even the soft tyre on on the way to the grid prompted Red Bull to scrap its ...

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The Mercedes driver finished second in Sunday's race, having lined up seventh after a DRS failure on his final Q3 lap scuppered his chances of matching teammate George Russell's pole time.
Russell finished third, with Verstappen taking victory despite having started 10th.
The seven-time F1 world champion says though the cooler conditions on Sunday helped the team secure their second ...

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Mercedes’ George Russell led from pole but came under attack from Charles Leclerc from one-third distance. Leclerc grabbed the lead with a fantastic outbraking move around the outside of Turn 1.
But Leclerc’s chances of victory were dealt a fatal blow when Ferrari opted for him to run the slower hard tyres, despite evidence of the Alpines struggling badly on them.
On the flipside, title ...

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Who is leading the 2022 F1 World Championship Drivers' points?
Red Bull’s reigning champion Verstappen pulled out another 17 points over Ferrari drivers’ title rival Charles Leclerc, who led in Hungary before a poor strategy decision dropped him back to finish sixth.
Verstappen’s lead is now 80 points over Leclerc as he bids for a second successive drivers’ title. His Red Bull ...

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Leclerc pitted from the lead at the end of lap 39 after completing just 17 laps on his medium compound, with Ferrari then hoping to get him to the end of lap 70 on Pirelli's hardest tyre, despite seeing how Alpine duo Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso were struggling on that compound.
The decision went against Leclerc's wishes, who wanted to extend his middle stint on the mediums to then switch ...

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After an engine problem prevented Verstappen from setting a fast lap in qualifying, the Dutchman was set for a tough recovery race in Budapest.
But 2022's generation of cars showed they can even race on the twisty Hungaroring, and after a strong start, Verstappen continued to climb up the order to get ahead of the four Ferrari and Mercedes cars.
Just after he passed Charles Leclerc for the ...

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The defending champion overcame his qualifying power loss and a spin thanks to expert tyre management to complete his accession from 10th to victory to extend his points lead.
Lewis Hamilton headed a Mercedes 2-3 over maiden polesitter George Russell, who had led for 30 laps, as front-row starter Carlos Sainz slid to fifth over Red Bull's recovering Sergio Perez.
Meanwhile, early leader ...

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Norris qualified fourth in Budapest, having started ahead of Russell at the last race in France. His McLaren teammate Daniel Ricciardo is ninth on the grid.
“It was a very good lap, not perfect,” he said. “I had a big, big snap out of turn five. But I didn't think anything that I could have done, even if was a perfect lap, would have moved me up any higher positions.
“I think George ...

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An engine issue in Q3 prevented Verstappen from setting a fast lap time, resigning him to the fifth row for the start of Sunday’s race at the Hungaroring.
But chief title rival Charles Leclerc was not able to take full advantage, finishing only third in qualifying as George Russell scored a shock maiden pole position for Mercedes.
Asked if it was a nice surprise to see Russell on pole ...

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Masi was removed from his position as race director after failing to implement at least two articles of the sporting regulations in the Abu Dhabi title decider last December.
It resulted in the last-lap showdown where Max Verstappen overtook Lewis Hamilton to snatch the championship away, sparking controversy and protests from Mercedes that were eventually dropped.
Masi left the FIA earlier ...

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Both Verstappen and Perez had disappointing qualifying sessions at the Hungaroring as Mercedes' George Russell took his maiden pole position.
Perez failed to make it out of Q2 after blaming being held up by Haas driver Kevin Magnussen on his final run for not making it through. He therefore starts from 11th.
Verstappen did make it through to Q3 but found his chances of fighting for pole ...

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The Milton Keynes-based team has been ramping up its Powertrains division ahead of a planned partnership with Porsche for F1’s new rules era from 2026.
As part of its ambitious efforts, it has been on a recruitment drive to hire the best staff possible and has already lured a number of key signings from rival Mercedes over the past 12 months.
This included its new technical director Ben ...

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After a difficult first half to the F1 season, George Russell delivered Mercedes' best qualifying result of the campaign with a shock pole at the Hungaroring.
While the team has no proper explanation for why things went so well at the tight and bumpy circuit, Wolff suspects that out of the box thinking with test items and setup at each race weekend has been critical in unlocking something on ...

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Helped by problems for Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton the A522s of Ocon and Alonso qualified fifth and sixth, separated by just 0.060s.
Alonso was ahead of Ocon on Friday and was second overall in the wet FP3 session. He was also faster than the Frenchman in both Q1 and Q2, taking third spot in the latter session.
The 41-year-old was thus disappointed to lose out to his ...

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Mercedes' George Russell will start an F1 race from pole position for the first time in his career after topping Saturday's qualifying session in Hungary.
Russell will be joined on the front row by the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz, with Charles Leclerc right behind him in the other F1-75.
A DRS failure leaves Lewis Hamilton seventh on the grid.
Red Bull will have a mountain to climb in what is ...

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The Monegasque driver, who is bidding for a victory at the Hungaroring to try to keep his title hopes alive, was unable to fully capitalise on engine problems for rival Max Verstappen as he ended up third on the grid.
Reflecting on the afternoon, where the ability to switch the tyres on for a single lap proved key to the pace at the front, Leclerc said that things had not been easy for ...

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The seven-time F1 world champion believed he could match teammate George Russell's surprise pole laptime in Q3, but suffered a broken DRS on his final lap, leaving him unable to improve late on.
Having to rely on his laptime from the first run in the top-10 qualifying shootout, Hamilton dropped to seventh place and conceded it was frustrating to lose out on the opportunity having seen Russell ...

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Russell will start ahead of the Ferraris of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc 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.
World Championship leader Max Verstappen, who topped Q2, suffered a disastrous Q3 and will start 10th for Red Bull.
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Russell labelled Friday at the Hungaroring as a “disastrous day” when he came away from FP2 in only eighth and 0.9s off the pace, while teammate Lewis Hamilton was down in 11th.
The race simulations on the medium tyre were similarly adrift, with Russell’s average lap time over a 10-lap stint some 1.2s slower than the performance shown by Max Verstappen on the same compound.
Russell ...

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Sainz led the way after the first Q3 runs on the Hungaroring and as his Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc failed to beat his time, Sainz then improved again to seemingly cement a certain pole position.
But Sainz's bid for a second career pole was thwarted in the dying seconds of the top 10 shootout by Mercedes' George Russell, who took a shock maiden pole.
Having lost out on pole by only ...

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The Monegasque currently sits 63 points adrift of reigning champion Verstappen after he crashed out of the lead in the French GP last time out.
Ferrari, meanwhile, trails Red Bull by 82 points in the constructors' championship.
Carlos Sainz will start second in Budapest behind first-time polesitter George Russell, and his Ferrari teammate Leclerc will line up form third in his F1-75.
This ...

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Verstappen's Red Bull teammate, Sergio Perez, had his first laptime set in Q2 deleted for an alleged track limits breach exiting Turn 5, only for the lap to be reinstated after the FIA had another look and realised he did not cross the white line.
New FIA race directors Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas have taken a more hardline approach to track limits this season, saying the white line is ...

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The Briton was almost a second off the pace of the Ferraris down in eighth after Friday's running, with teammate Lewis Hamilton expressing shock at how inconsistent the 2022 Mercedes was from track to track.
A wet FP3 did nothing to boost Mercedes morale with Russell constantly complaining of a lack of grip on both the intermediate and wet tyres.
But Russell stunned with his final lap in a ...

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The Briton was an unlikely contender to top qualifying after the struggles for the Mercedes W13 all season, not least during both dry and wet running at the Hungaroring so far this weekend.
But despite not taking a fastest sector on his critical lap, his combined runs sailed him to the top over Carlos Sainz, who had the legs on his teammate Charles Leclerc.
But it was a session to forget for ...

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Ferrari topped Friday at the Hungaroring with Charles Leclerc and Sainz finishing second practice in first and third place respectively, split by McLaren’s Lando Norris.
Max Verstappen doubted Red Bull would be able to compete with Ferrari if things stayed dry in Budapest, but rain is set to impact Saturday’s running.
Sainz explained how Ferrari opted to trial various set-up solutions ...

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