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Will Aston Martin be able to hold on to Sebastian Vettel's hard-earned second place in the Hungarian GP after the FIA failed to draw a large enough fuel sample from his car?

The FIA has amended the final classification for Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix following intrigue over Sebastian Vettel's runner-up position.

Formula 1 packed plenty into its final round before the summer break, with drama and controversy both on and off the track at the Hungaroring. Motorsport.com picks out the major talking points from the Hungarian Grand Prix, including some superstar performances, others feeling the pressure and the latest twist in feud between the title fighters

Guilty rivals should pay for F1 crash damage, says Ferrari Hungarian GP
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Ferrari believes Formula 1 should consider having teams pay for the repairs of other cars if their driver is found guilty of causing an accident.

The "heart-breaking" call that led to Ocon's Hungarian GP triumph Prime

The "heart-breaking" call that led to Ocon's Hungarian GP triumph

Set to restart the red-flagged Hungarian Grand Prix in second, Esteban Ocon had some doubts when he peeled into the pits to swap his intermediate tyres for slicks. But this "heart-breaking" call was vindicated in spectacular fashion as the Alpine driver staved off race-long pressure from Sebastian Vettel for a memorable maiden Formula 1 victory

Hungarian Grand Prix driver ratings Prime

Hungarian Grand Prix driver ratings

This was race that showcased the best and worst of Formula 1, producing a first time winner and a memorable comeback to a podium finish. Avoiding trouble at the start and astute strategy calls were key to success, but where some drivers took full advantage, others made key errors that cost them dearly

How Red Bull endured its second car crash in two weeks Prime

How Red Bull endured its second car crash in two weeks

OPINION: Red Bull was justified to be upset that Lewis Hamilton survived his British GP clash with Max Verstappen and went on to win. But its attempts to lobby the FIA to reconsider the severity of Hamilton's in-race penalty were always likely to backfire, and have only succeeded in creating a PR disaster that will distract from its on-track efforts

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Supercars working on direct Bathurst flights

Supercars is working on a boost in direct flights in an out of Bathurst over the Great Race weekend so teams and fans don't need to travel through Sydney.

Bottas: Nothing I could do to avoid causing F1 smash after mistake Hungarian GP
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Bottas: Nothing I could do to avoid Turn 1 smash after mistake

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says there was nothing he could do to rectify his braking error which caused a multi-car accident at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hamilton suspects he may have long COVID after Hungary fatigue

Lewis Hamilton thinks he could be suffering the after-effects of contracting coronavirus last year, after being attended to by a team doctor following Formula 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Russell surprised by tears over first F1 points for Williams

George Russell says his first Formula 1 points for Williams meant “more than I can put into words”, but was surprised by his teary reaction to the breakthrough in Hungary.

DJR confident McLaughlin will return for the Bathurst 1000

Dick Johnson Racing boss Ryan Story is confident Scott McLaughlin will race for the team at this year's Bathurst 1000.

George Russell surprised by tears over first F1 points for Williams

George Russell says his first Formula 1 points for Williams meant “more than I can put into words”, but was surprised by his teary reaction to the breakthrough in Hungary.

Bottas: Nothing I could do to avoid causing F1 smash after mistake Hungarian GP
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Bottas: Nothing I could do to avoid causing F1 smash after mistake

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says there was nothing he could do to rectify his braking error which caused a multi-car accident at the start of the Hungarian Grand Prix.

British F3 forced into name change after FIA decision

The BRDC British F3 Championship has been rebranded as the GB3 Championship following a decision by the FIA which will come into effect immediately.

Hamilton suspects he may have long COVID after Hungary fatigue

Lewis Hamilton thinks he could be suffering the after-effects of contracting coronavirus last year, after being attended to by a team doctor following Formula 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Alonso taught Hamilton the F1 racing line in Hungarian GP

Fernando Alonso reckons he taught Lewis Hamilton a better racing line in Formula 1’s 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix that the Mercedes driver then applied to pass Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz.

Guilty rivals should pay for F1 crash damage, says Ferrari Hungarian GP
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Guilty rivals should pay for F1 crash damage, says Ferrari

Ferrari believes Formula 1 should consider having teams pay for the repairs of other cars if their driver is found guilty of causing an accident.

FIA tweaks Hungarian GP final classification amid Vettel F1 appeal

The FIA has amended the final classification for Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix following intrigue over Sebastian Vettel's runner-up position.

Katsuta gets new WRC co-driver as injured Barritt continues recovery

Takamoto Katsuta will be paired with a new co-driver for the World Rally Championship’s visit to Belgium this month as regular Daniel Barritt has been ruled out of the event through injury.

Ocon didn't feel "rusty" fighting for first win since GP3 in 2015

Esteban Ocon says the he didn't feel "rusty" fighting for his first race win in over six years during Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, scoring a shock maiden Formula 1 victory.

10 things we learned from the F1's 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix

Formula 1 packed plenty into its final round before the summer break, with drama and controversy both on and off the track at the Hungaroring. Motorsport.com picks out the major talking points from the Hungarian Grand Prix, including some superstar performances, others feeling the pressure and the latest twist in feud between the title fighters

BMW "had all the ingredients to win" Spa 24 on M6 farewell

Sheldon van der Linde believes BMW "had all the ingredients to win" the Spa 24 Hours on the venerable M6 GT3's swansong appearance before both Walkenhorst Motorsport entries retired.

Vettel's fuel sample DQ: Why it happened and what comes next

Will Aston Martin be able to hold on to Sebastian Vettel's hard-earned second place in the Hungarian GP after the FIA failed to draw a large enough fuel sample from his car?

Hungarian Grand Prix driver ratings

This was race that showcased the best and worst of Formula 1, producing a first time winner and a memorable comeback to a podium finish. Avoiding trouble at the start and astute strategy calls were key to success, but where some drivers took full advantage, others made key errors that cost them dearly

Ferrari credits Pier Guidi's "history making" drive for Spa win

Alessandro Pier Guidi's late-race charge that sealed Ferrari's first outright Spa 24 Hours victory since 2004 has been hailed as "history making" by his Iron Lynx team boss.

The "heart-breaking" call that led to Ocon's Hungarian GP triumph

Set to restart the red-flagged Hungarian Grand Prix in second, Esteban Ocon had some doubts when he peeled into the pits to swap his intermediate tyres for slicks. But this "heart-breaking" call was vindicated in spectacular fashion as the Alpine driver staved off race-long pressure from Sebastian Vettel for a memorable maiden Formula 1 victory

Frijns signs new Envision Virgin Formula E deal for 2021/22 season
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Frijns signs new Envision Virgin Formula E deal for 2021/22 season

Robin Frijns has re-signed with Envision Virgin Racing to contest a fourth-straight Formula E season for the Audi powertrain customer squad in 2022. 

Karthikeyan, Maini withdraw from Le Mans 24 Hours

Narain Karthikeyan and Arjun Maini have been forced to withdraw from their planned outing in the Le Mans 24 Hours with the Racing Team India operation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The F1 champion who became an Indy king in his second career Prime

The F1 champion who became an Indy king in his second career

Emerson Fittipaldi’s decision to go racing with his brother led to him falling out of F1, but he bloomed again on the IndyCar scene. NIGEL ROEBUCK considers a career of two halves

Why Mercedes is pleased to be in the Hungary hunt at a 'Red Bull track'

Mercedes ended Friday practice at the Hungaroring with a clear gap to Red Bull thanks to Valtteri Bottas’s pace in topping FP2. But there are other reasons why the Black Arrows squad feels satisfied with its progress so far at a track many Formula 1 observers reckon favours Red Bull overall...