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49mNate Saunders

F1 boss Ecclestone's mother-in-law 'kidnapped'

News reports in Brazil say Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law has been abducted in Sao Paulo for a ransom of $36.5 million (£28 million).

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22mNate Saunders

Ferrari to critics: Let us work in peace

Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has called on critics and the media to let the team "work in peace" after its recent downturn in form and following speculation about a big overhaul at Maranello.

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2hNate Saunders

Wolff: Title fight will go to the wire

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks the momentum will continue to swing between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg until the final race of the 2016.

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21hLaurence Edmondson

Yellow flag debate divides Mercedes drivers

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg remain at odds over the issue of yellow flags and Rosberg's pole position lap at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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20hLaurence Edmondson

Vettel: F1 set a bad example in Hungary

Sebastian Vettel believes the stewards' decision to allow Nico Rosberg's pole position lap to stand at the Hungarian Grand Prix sets a bad example for junior categories.

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23hLewis Larkam

Palmer 'gutted' spin cost him first F1 point

Jolyon Palmer says he was left with no clue as to what caused the spin that cost him his first Formula One points at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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2dNate Saunders

Wolff explains hurry-up messages to Hamilton

Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton may have "over-managed" his Hungarian Grand Prix win, but only because Mercedes warned its drivers to be extra cautious with tyres.

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2dNate Saunders

Button vents over 'pathetic' F1 radio rules

Jenson Button vented his frustration at F1's "pathetic" radio rules after he was penalised for what seemed to be a safety issue during the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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2dNate Saunders

Kimi calls F1 rule enforcement 'a joke'

Kimi Raikkonen has called on Formula One to review the way rules are enforced during races after his battle with Max Verstappen in Hungary.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Vettel: Ferrari faster than Red Bull in Hungary

Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari was "a lot faster" than Red Bull at the Hungarian Grand Prix but the nature of the Hungaroring circuit made it impossible for him to pass Daniel Ricciardo.

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2dNate Saunders

Hamilton: I was controlling the pace throughout

Lewis Hamilton says he felt comfortable enough throughout the Hungarian Grand Prix to manage the pace as he took the lead of the championship with a fifth win of 2016.

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2dKate Walker

Time to scrap the 107% rule?

Kate Walker presents the case for getting rid of the 107 percent rule that caused so much confusion in the paddock on Saturday evening.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Wolff yet to decide which way to vote on Halo

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has yet to make up his mind over whether to support the Halo head protection device at the upcoming vote next week.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Hamilton now willing to accept Halo in 2017

After hearing the FIA's arguments for the introduction of the Halo cockpit protection device, Lewis Hamilton is now willing to accept its introduction next year.

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3dLaurence Edmondson

Rosberg keeps pole after investigation

Nico Rosberg escapes punishment for alleged breach of yellow flag regulations during his pole position lap at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Red Bull and others avoid 107% rule demotion

Six hours and several stewards' statements after the chequered flag flew on the qualifying session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, the FIA has issued the official classification.

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3dLaurence Edmondson

Lewis calls for clarification on yellow flag rules

Lewis Hamilton has called for clarification over yellow flag rules after Nico Rosberg set his pole position time under double-waved yellows at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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3dNate Saunders

Horner sceptical about Rosberg's pole lap

Christian Horner admitted to being sceptical about Nico Rosberg's pole lap in Hungary after the Mercedes driver went quickest despite the presence of double-waved yellows.

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3dNate Saunders

Vettel: Pirelli's wet tyres not good enough

Sebastian Vettel says Pirelli's wet tyres are not good enough to cope with the the sort of extreme conditions which hit the beginning of qualifying in Hungary.

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3dLaurence Edmondson

Alonso: Frustration led to spin

Fernando Alonso said the spin that effectively decided the battle for pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix was borne out of frustration.

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3dNate Saunders

Kimi says Q2 elimination 'part of the game'

Kimi Raikkonen said it "makes no difference" what led to his elimination from Q2 after having to settle for 14th on the grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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3dNate Saunders

Rosberg: I had very big lift for yellow flags

Nico Rosberg is convinced he will keep pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix, insisting he had a "very big lift" during a spell of double-waved yellows.

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3dLaurence Edmondson

'Zero tolerance' to track limit abuses in Hungary

The FIA has tightened its rules around track limits at this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix to penalise drivers who attempt to benefit from running wide at Turns 4 and 11 of the Hungaroring.

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3dLewis Larkam

Leclerc: GP3 title key to 2017 F1 hopes

Ferrari protege Charles Leclerc believes he would be ready to make the full-time transition to Formula One in 2017, but knows he needs to win the GP3 Series title first.

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4dNate Saunders

Hamilton says new kerbs caused FP2 crash

Lewis Hamilton put his FP2-ending crash down to newly-installed kerbs at the resurfaced Hungaroring which sent him spinning off the circuit and into a barrier.

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3dNate Saunders

Button: Unusual grip at resurfaced Hungaroring

Jenson Button says the resurfaced Hungaroring is fun to drive, even if it is leading to sudden lossess of tyre grip which had made him "feel like an amateur".

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4dLaurence Edmondson

Alonso cautious over McLaren pace

Fernando Alonso is treating McLaren's promising Friday practice performance with caution after he and teammate Jenson Button finished seventh and eighth in FP2 for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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4dLaurence Edmondson

Vettel: Mercedes' pace no surprise

Sebastian Vettel says it was no surprise to see Mercedes comfortably quicker than its rivals during Friday practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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4dLaurence Edmondson

Next major engine update for Renault in 2017

Renault will not introduce its next major step in power unit performance until 2017, the French manufacturer's engine boss Remi Taffin has said.

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4dNate Saunders

Ricciardo: Red Bull well placed in Ferrari fight

Daniel Ricciardo thinks Red Bull can stay ahead of Ferrari after an impressive opening day of practice in Hungary, albeit in a battle for the final spot on the podium behind Mercedes.

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4dNate Saunders

Raikkonen: More to come from Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen thinks Ferrari has more performance to find in Hungary after finishing the opening day of practice behind the fastest Red Bull.

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4dLaurence Edmondson

Wolff: Rosberg contract was never in doubt

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Nico Rosberg's contract extension was never in doubt, even though he is aware another two and half years could result in more trouble between him and Lewis Hamilton.

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21dNate Saunders

American teen Ferrucci gets Haas test

Eighteen-year-old American driver Santino Ferrucci will test for the Haas team at the two days of testing at Silverstone in the week after the British Grand Prix.

Kate Walker

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  • Time to scrap the 107% rule?

    - Kate Walker

    Kate Walker presents the case for getting rid of the 107 percent rule that caused so much confusion in the paddock on Saturday evening.

2017 grid

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  • How the 2017 F1 grid is shaping up

    - Nate Saunders

    ESPN looks at how the 2017 grid currently looks after Mercedes confirmed two more years with Nico Rosberg at the team.

Hungarian GP preview

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  • Over to you, Nico - Hungarian GP preview

    - Nate Saunders

    ESPN assistant editor Nate Saunders previews the Hungarian Grand Prix, with the focus on Nico Rosberg and his need to hit back with a victory at the Hungaroring.

Maurice Hamilton

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  • Hungary and Formula One three decades on

    - Maurice Hamilton

    Maurice Hamilton reflects on his first trip to Hungary in 1986 -- featuring queues, a shady currency exchange, a terrifying car journey and unspeakable wine -- and how far it has come since.

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Maurice Hamilton

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  • Carl Haas: 1930 - 2016

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    Maurice Hamilton looks back at the career of American auto racing impresario Carl Haas