Recent from a vital French Grand Prix within the context of the title race, Method 1 heads straight to the Hungaroring for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc had withstood an assault from Max Verstappen within the opening stint at Paul Ricard, however quickly after Verstappen had pitted Leclerc misplaced the rear of his Ferrari and slid off into the obstacles. His French GP was over.
Verstappen took full benefit by claiming the win and stretching his title lead over Leclerc to 63 factors – the largest hole loved by a championship chief thus far this season.
Leclerc had mentioned already the run-up to the summer time break was “essential” and now he reaches the final of these races, the Hungarian Grand Prix, along with his title hopes very a lot fading away.
Right here is all the things you have to know forward of the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix.
When is the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix?
Friday July 29
Free Apply 1: 1400-1500 (1300-1400 UK time)
Free Apply 2: 1700-1800 (1600-1700 UK time)
Saturday July 30
Free Apply 3: 1300-1400 (1200-1300 UK time)
Qualifying: 1600 (1500 UK time)
Sunday July 31
Race: 1500 (1400 UK time)
The place does the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix happen?
The Hungaroring, located within the small village of Mogyoród, Hungary, has proudly hosted Method 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix since 1986.
The tight and twisty 2.72-mile circuit earns its nickname of ‘Monaco with out the buildings’ and consequently overtaking is kind of troublesome, however spectacular when a driver pulls it off.
Method 1 holds the Hungarian Grand Prix through the center of summer time and that solely provides to the distinctive character of this venue.
Often a observe turns into quicker over the race weekend as it’s ‘rubbered in’. However this doesn’t all the time occur on the Hungaroring due to how dry and dusty the area is throughout this time of yr.
It took till 2006 for us to see the primary moist Hungarian Grand Prix.
The present observe has 14 corners. Flip 4 is known as after Nigel Mansell on account of him famously dropping a wheel there through the 1987 occasion, whereas Flip 11 is known as after Jean Alesi because of the large crash he had at that curve throughout qualifying for the 1995 Hungarian Grand Prix.
The place can I watch the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix?
UK pay-TV broadcaster Sky Sports activities will present the complete race weekend on its devoted Sky Sports activities F1 channel. You may as well entry a reside stream of the protection by way of Now TV for a one-off payment.
Free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4 will present prolonged highlights from qualifying and the race.
F1 TV Professional viewers can watch all of the reside motion from the Hungaroring. Please test to see if F1 TV Professional is on the market in your nation.
Subscribers to F1’s personal app can hear radio commentary on the race correct from BBC Radio 5 Dwell and entry reside information all through each session.
PlanetF1 will carry reside timing and skilled commentary on each session of the race weekend, from FP1 on Friday morning to the race on Sunday afternoon.
The Hungarian Grand Prix will likely be proven reside on TV on the next retailers in different key markets:
United States: ESPN
Canada: RDS (French), TSN (English)
Australia: Fox Sports activities
France: Canal+, C8
Italy: Sky Sport F1, TV8
Germany: Sky Sport F1
Japan: DAZN F1
What are the percentages for the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix?
After profitable his seventh grand prix of the season, newest bookmaker info exhibits Max Verstappen is favorite to make it eight by taking the chequered flag in Hungary.
Regardless of his very expensive error, Charles Leclerc’s tempo at Paul Ricard is sufficient to make him a really shut second favorite.
Listed below are the newest odds from Planet Sport Guess:
11/10 Max Verstappen (Pink Bull)
11/8 Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
15/2 Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)
12/1 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
14/1 Sergio Perez (Pink Bull)
(Odds right as of Monday July 25)
What’s the climate forecast for the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix?
Friday 29 July: 34c, sunny intervals and lightweight winds
Saturday 30 July: 28c, thundery showers and lightweight winds
Sunday 31 July: 27c, sunny intervals and a delicate breeze
(Supply: BBC Climate)
Instructions to the Hungarian Grand Prix
The Hungaroring is a reasonably straightforward observe to achieve. It’s near Budapest and its worldwide Ferihegy Airport, however it might work out cheaper for some followers to fly to Vienna after which journey to Budapest by bus or prepare.
There are 4 predominant rail stations in Budapest, however most worldwide trains will arrive at Keleti station on the M3 metro line.
With shuttle buses now connecting native prepare and metro stations to the circuit, it has made the grand prix day by day commute far simpler.
You may attain the circuit from Budapest by driving north east on the E71/M3 in the direction of Miskok.
Which drivers have received the Hungarian Grand Prix?
Lewis Hamilton has loved extra success than every other driver at this circuit and by fairly a way, profitable eight of the 14 F1 races he has competed in there. Yet another victory would see him set a brand new file for many wins by a driver at one grand prix.
Michael Schumacher has the second highest variety of victories, triumphing on 4 events. The third of them, in 2001, was notably important because the win earned him his fourth World Championship.
The one different driver to win in Hungary greater than twice is Ayrton Senna, who did so in 1988, 1991 and 1992. He might have had extra too, simply lacking out in 1989 and 1990.
Nelson Piquet, Damon Hill, Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel, Mika Hakkinen and Jacques Villeneuve have all received the race on two events.
And in 2021, one of the chaotic Hungarian GPs in historical past noticed Alpine’s Esteban Ocon file a shock victory, the primary and solely considered one of his Method 1 profession thus far. Might lightning strike twice for the Frenchman?
The final 10 winners of the Hungarian Grand Prix are as follows:
2021 Esteban Ocon (Alpine)
2020 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2019 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2018 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2017 Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
2016 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2015 Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
2014 Daniel Ricciardo (Pink Bull)
2013 Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2012 Lewis Hamilton (McLaren)
Tyre decisions for the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix
— Pirelli Motorsport (@pirellisport) July 25, 2022
Like on the final spherical in France, Pirelli will take the compounds in the midst of their vary to the Hungarian Grand Prix.
This implies the C2 tyre would be the exhausting, the C3 the medium and drivers can have the C4 obtainable because the smooth tyre.
As all the time, the intermediate and full moist tyres may also be there. Judging by the forecast, these could also be wanted on Saturday.
What are the newest F1 Championship standings?
Max Verstappen – 233 factors
Charles Leclerc – 170
Sergio Perez – 163
Carlos Sainz – 144
George Russell – 143
Pink Bull – 396 factors
Ferrari – 314
Mercedes – 270
Alpine – 93
McLaren – 89