Rosberg takes pole with a close to perfect lap around the Hockenheimring
A modified Ferrari SF15-T will undertake the first track tests of Pirelli’s 2017-specification Formula 1 tyres.
Hungarian GP Race 2016
Selected tyre sets per driver:
Soft: Not seen at all in qualifying but will figure prominently in the race strategy.
Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director: “In a sport that’s thrown up some crazy situations in the past, this was one of the most mixed-up days that we’ve witnessed – but the end result was still a Mercedes one-two.
During the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest, the Sauber F1 Team will again test its new rear wing, which was first introduced in Silverstone.
Will it will be a sunny weekend?
Excellent weather forecasted for this weekend at Hungaroring.
Round 11 of 21 Hungaroring, Hungary, 22-24 July 2016
Pirelli: "Following the flat-out straights and fast corners of Silverstone is the tight and twisty Hungaroring: two circuits that could not be any more different. "
RACE BEGINS BEHIND SAFETY CAR ON A DRYING TRACK AFTER DOWNPOUR BEFORE THE START
#Pirelli The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming British Grand Prix (Silverstone 8-10 July).
“I absolutely love my home race,” says Englishman Jenson Button. “Silverstone is a great challenge and some of the corners are the best in Formula One, particularly at the start of the lap. Away from the track, there isn’t much to do, but it doesn't matter because I love racing at home.”
Paul Hembery, Pirelli motorsport director: “With Ferrari we’re fully investigating the incident on Sebastian Vettel’s car, in order to finalize a cause.
My driver of the day: Jenson Button
Updated grid for the tomorrows race after penalties.