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2hLaurence Edmondson

Rosberg secures dramatic late pole ahead of Hamilton

Nico Rosberg claimed a dramatic late pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix at the end of a rain-delayed qualifying spanning nearly two hours.

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2hNate 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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31mNate 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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2hNate 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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7hLaurence 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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7hLewis 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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1dNate 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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8hNate 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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1dLaurence 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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1dLaurence 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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23hLaurence 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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1dNate 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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1dNate 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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WATCH: Rosberg signs his new deal (1:36)
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1dLaurence 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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1dNate Saunders

Palmer happy to wait for Renault decision

Jolyon Palmer knows he will likely have to wait until after F1's summer break to know if he has been retained by Renault for 2017.

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1dNate Saunders

How the 2017 F1 grid is shaping up

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

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2dNate Saunders

Vettel slams updated radio rules

Sebastian Vettel has branded F1's latest radio restrictions "complete bulls---" after the FIA tightened the rules ahead of this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix.

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2dNate Saunders

Horner predicts Vettel to Mercedes in 2018

Christian Horner thinks Sebastian Vettel will force a move to Mercedes for the 2018 season if Ferrari does not prove it can challenge for championships.

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1dNate Saunders

Kimi: Ferrari wins a matter of when, not if

Kimi Raikkonen insists Ferrari has not stopped believing it can win races in 2016, even if the disappointing first half of the season has "hurt" the team.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Alonso: F1 distracted by small issues

Fernando Alonso believes debates over track limits and radio rules are only talked about in the sport because the on-track racing is not exciting enough.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Lewis compares recent success to surfing a wave

Lewis Hamilton feels 'motivated' and 'inspired' by his last two victories in Austria and Great Britain, comparing his recent success to the feeling of surfing a wave.

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2dNate Saunders

Ricciardo not frightened by Verstappen's form

Daniel Ricciardo has joked that the only things that scare him are sharks and snakes after being asked about whether he is worried by the form of Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen.

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2dKate Walker

Who are Sauber's new backers?

Kate Walker looks at Longbow Finance, Sauber's new owners, and finds the Swiss company has ties with single-seater motorsport.

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2dNate Saunders

Rosberg: I've had the best season of anyone

Nico Rosberg insists he is not feeling the pressure from Lewis Hamilton's current resurgence and is instead focusing on maintaining his championship lead.

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Nate Saunders

Over to you, Nico ....

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.

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2dLewis Larkam

Renault reverts to Monaco suspension

Jolyon Palmer hopes Renault can make progress with the suspension it tried in Monaco as the team gives it a second run at this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix.

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2dNate Saunders

Grosjean unfazed by Ferrari retaining Raikkonen

Romain Grosjean says he is unfazed by Ferrari's decision to retain Kimi Raikkonen for another year and is instead focused on taking Haas to the podium places.

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Italian GP: Monza or Imola? (2:19)
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2dNate Saunders

Magnussen keeping options open for 2017

Kevin Magnussen thinks it is important to keep his options open as he waits on Renault to confirm its line-up for 2017.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Uncertainty remains over Haryanto's future

Rio Haryanto's future as a Manor driver beyond this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix remains in doubt as his management attempts to secure a contract for the remaining ten races thereafter.

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2dNate Saunders

Manor appoints Mayer as CEO

Manor has added to its leadership team by appointing Renault's chief operating officer Thomas Mayer to the role of CEO.

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Rosberg likely to escape gearbox penalty

Mercedes is optimistic it will not have to fit a new gearbox to Nico Rosberg's car this weekend following the problems he faced in the closing stages of the British Grand Prix.

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3dNate Saunders

Sauber confirms sale to Swiss investors

Sauber has secured its future in F1 by confirming its sale to Longbow Finance S.A, a deal which sees founder Peter Sauber retiring from all functions.

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3dNate Saunders

Alonso: 2017 title still the aim

Fernando Alonso is still convinced McLaren can aim for the championship in 2017 despite failing to record a podium so far this season.

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3dNate Saunders

Lotus F1 team lost £57 million in 2015

The Lotus F1 team lost £57 million in 2015 before it was taken over by the Renault team, according to recently published reports.

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2dMaurice Hamilton

Hungary and Formula One three decades on

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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Are Button and Williams a good fit? (2:02)
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18dNate 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.

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

    - Maurice Hamilton

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

Hamilton-Rosberg timeline

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  • Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg rivalry: A timeline

    - Nate Saunders

    Banned engine modes, mysterious qualifying mistakes and dramatic collisions - a look at the major flashpoints between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg since 2013.