Hungarian GP (2015)
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Red Bull boss Christian Horner has admitted that he thought Daniel Ricciardo was on his way to challenge for a shock second Hungarian Grand Prix win in the closing stages of the race.
Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone says F1 “got lucky” in Hungary as the sport provided a great show on the weekend when the late Jules Bianchi was remembered.
Red Bull young gun Daniil Kvyat was adversely affected by the pre-race ceremony to honour Jules Bianchi in Hungary, according to his team boss Christian Horner.
Few expected such a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix, and even fewer expected Mercedes to finish down in sixth and eighth. But the Hungaroring race was no ordinary event, as Adam Cooper explains.
Lewis Hamilton: "I just made too many mistakes today."
Fernando Alonso: "Critically, we did just that: it was a chaotic race, and we took advantage of every opportunity that came our way."
Christian Horner: "Today was a great result for the team, with Dany’s P2 finish – his first Formula One podium, and Daniel right there in P3."
Franz Tost: "Scuderia Toro Rosso managed to score the best result since years with Max’ fourth place in today’s race."
Pastor Maldonado: "It was tough race and the Stewarts were certainly very strict today, very tough on driving with me and many other drivers."
Felipe Massa finished 12th and Valtteri Bottas 13th after an eventful Hungarian Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo says he has “no regrets” about the way he drove during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix when he charged to third place and suffered collisions with both of the Mercedes drivers.
Sergio Perez: "I was as cautious around him [Maldonado] as I could be and left him plenty of room but unfortunately it wasn't enough."
Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff described the Hungarian Grand Prix as a “crappy day at the office” as his cars failed to make the podium for the first time since the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2013.
Lewis Hamilton was awarded two penalty points for his incident with Daniel Ricciardo during the Hungarian Grand Prix.