2006 Hungarian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 7 August 2006

  2. De la Rosa eyes maiden win after first podium 19:07

    De la Rosa eyes maiden win after first podium

    Pedro de la Rosa's second place at Hungary last Sunday has whetted the McLaren stand-in driver's appetite and, at 35 years old, the Spaniard is as hungry as...

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  3. Alonso happy for De la Rosa 18:15

    Alonso happy for De la Rosa

    Fernando Alonso was unable to finish Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. His country fellow at McLaren, Pedro de la Rosa, finished in second position and was...

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  4. Dad believes first win is just the start for Jenson 17:31

    Dad believes first win is just the start for Jenson

    Jenson Button is destined for even bigger things after his maiden F1 win at the Hungary GP on Sunday, according to his father John. Jenson has been on the...

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  5. Kubica: Disqualification was frustrating 15:38

    Kubica: Disqualification was frustrating

    Robert Kubica drove his first Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring on Sunday. The Polish BMW driver replaced Jacques Villeneuve and although Kubica...

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  6. Alonso's crash caused by damaged wheel nut 11:46

    Alonso's crash caused by damaged wheel nut

    Renault F1 driver Fernando Alonso retired from the Hungarian Grand Prix on lap 52, immediately following his second and final pit-stop of the race where dry...

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  7. Michelin showed strong performance in Hungary 10:48

    Michelin showed strong performance in Hungary

    The Hungarian Grand Prix was easily the most exciting race of the season thus far. The tyres played an important role in the changing track conditions. The...

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  8. Sunday 6 August 2006

  9. Kubica stripped of debut point's finish 22:14

    Kubica stripped of debut point's finish

    Robert Kubica has been disqualified from today's Hungary GP after his BMW Sauber was ruled to be 2kg under the minimum allowed weight in post-race...

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  10. Honda celebrates first win for Button - at last 19:44

    Honda celebrates first win for Button - at last

    The Honda team today achieved its first grand prix victory after Jenson Button took the chequered flag in P1 for the first time in his career and for the...

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  11. 19:30

    Photos - Sunday at the Hungaroring

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  12. De la Rosa salvages second for McLaren 19:30

    De la Rosa salvages second for McLaren

    Pedro de la Rosa finished today'sHungarian Grand Prix in second place, scoring his first ever Formula 1 career podium in his fourth race for McLaren. Kimi...

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  13. Ralf takes three more for Toyota 18:53

    Ralf takes three more for Toyota

    Toyota will leave Budapest with three points courtesy of Ralf Schumacher following today's incident-packed Hungarian Grand Prix. Trulli was less fortunate,...

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  14. Another difficult one for Aguri 18:47

    Another difficult one for Aguri

    The Super Aguri team another difficult day as the weather made for treacherous racing conditions. Unfortunately Sakon Yamamoto was unable to finish his...

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  15. Ferrari counts cost of lost opportunity 18:40

    Ferrari counts cost of lost opportunity

    Ferrari was left counting the cost of an opportunity missed when Michael Schumacher sustained damage from contact with Nick Heidfeld while running in third....

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  16. BMW celebrates first podium 18:33

    BMW celebrates first podium

    In its 13th race the new BMW Sauber F1 Team celebrated its first podium. Nick Heidfeld finished third in the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest. After a...

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  17. Monteiro leads Midland top ten finish 18:26

    Monteiro leads Midland top ten finish

    Tiago Monteiro survived continuously changing weather conditions to earn the Midland's second top ten result of the season, with teammate Christijan Albers...

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  18. Toro Rosso struggles with wrong choices 18:18

    Toro Rosso struggles with wrong choices

    Scuderia Toro Rosso had hoped to make more out of the Hungarian Grand Prix when rain fell this morning, but Tonio Liuzzi ended up retiring after he was hit...

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  19. Coulthard holds on for fifth 18:09

    Coulthard holds on for fifth

    David Coulthard held on in the Hungarian Grand Prix to finish fifth and take four more points for Red Bull Racing after starting twelfth. Team mate...

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  20. More disappointment for Williams 18:02

    More disappointment for Williams

    There was more disappointment for Williams today in Hungary where Webber retired on lap two and Rosberg's race came to an end on lap twenty. "It was a...

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  21. Renault leaves Hungary empty handed 17:50

    Renault leaves Hungary empty handed

    The Renault F1 Team leaves the most dramatic race of the 2006 season empty-handed after a torrid afternoon on Budapest's sinuous Hungaroring...

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  22. De la Rosa's best finish felt like test session 17:20

    De la Rosa's best finish felt like test session

    Pedro de la Rosa joked that his best F1 finish yet felt a lot like the test sessions he was so used to running for McLaren before he replaced Juan Pablo...

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  23. Button savours amazing day 17:15

    Button savours amazing day

    Jenson Button savoured an 'amazing' day on which he started the notoriously difficult Hungarian Grand Prix from fourteenth and took his first F1 victory...

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  24. Alonso philosophical after retirement 17:03

    Alonso philosophical after retirement

    Fernando Alonso remained philosophical after a drive shaft failure forced him out of the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Spaniard looked set to extend his lead in...

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  25. Button storms to victory in Hungarian epic 16:56

    Button storms to victory in Hungarian epic

    Jenson Button stormed to his maiden F1 Grand Prix victory in an epic race at the Hungaroring. Pedro de la Rosa claimed second and Nick Heidfeld third while...

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  26. It's raining at the Hungaroring 11:53

    It's raining at the Hungaroring

    Rain has been falling this morning at the Hungaroring, just on the outskirts of Budapest. Heavy overnight rain meant that when teams arrived at the circuit...

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  27. Saturday 5 August 2006

  28. Speed lost three fastest qualifying times 23:15

    Speed lost three fastest qualifying times

    The Grand Prix Stewards in Hungary have cancelled Scott Speed's three fastest qualifying times as a punishment for impeding another driver during Saturday's...

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  29. McLaren eyes first victory of season 19:03

    McLaren eyes first victory of season

    McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen will start his 100th Grand Prix from Pole Position at the Hungaroring tomorrow, which is his 10th career and Team...

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  30. Renault plans attack from lowly grid slots 18:51

    Renault plans attack from lowly grid slots

    The Renault F1 Team today experienced its most unusual qualifying session of the 2006 season so far, at Budapest's Hungaroring circuit. Superficially, with...

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  31. Toyotas battle with tyre graining 18:41

    Toyotas battle with tyre graining

    Toyota will line up with two drivers in the first four rows of the grid for tomorrow's Hungarian Grand Prix. The uncharacteristic low temperatures of...

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  32. Honda's second row blown by Button penalty 18:25

    Honda's second row blown by Button penalty

    Honda's Rubens Barrichello will line up on the second row of the grid for tomorrow's Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest after achieving the 3rd fastest time...

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  33. Difficult day for Aguris 18:02

    Difficult day for Aguris

    Super Aguri's driver Takuma Sato set a solid qualifying lap time in the 1:22's alongside the Williams F1 car of Nico Rosberg and the Scuderia Toro Rosso...

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  34. 17:48

    Photos - Saturday at the Hungaroring

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  35. Ferrari counts cost of Schumi penalty 17:45

    Ferrari counts cost of Schumi penalty

    Felipe Massa flew Ferrari's flag high after Schumacher was slapped with a two-second penalty for overtaking under a red flag in practice but he could not...

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  36. Monteiro shines for Midland in qualifying 17:38

    Monteiro shines for Midland in qualifying

    Midland made a return to form in qualifying for tomorrow's Hungarian Grand Prix, with Tiago Monteiro posting the team's fastest time of the weekend thus far...

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  37. BMW eyes points as Kubica shines 17:28

    BMW eyes points as Kubica shines

    Scoring points in the Hungarian Grand Prix seems to be within the reach of the BMW Sauber F1 Team as its drivers, Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld, will...

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  38. Schumi hints at foul play 17:20

    Schumi hints at foul play

    Michael Schumacher was happy with himself after minimising his two-second qualifying penalty to start tomorrow's race from eleventh while championship rival...

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  39. Extra revs don't help Toro Rosso 17:15

    Extra revs don't help Toro Rosso

    Scuderia Toro Rosso were allowed an extra 300 rpm on its power-restricted V10 for Saturday, but 17th and 19th places for Liuzzi and Speed shows it didn't...

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  40. Split result for Williams 17:07

    Split result for Williams

    Williams endured a split result in qualifying after Webber went sixth and team mate Rosberg could do no better than eighteenth. "It was a good day for Mark...

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  41. Red Bulls hoped for higher 17:00

    Red Bulls hoped for higher

    Red Bull Racing hoped for much better than thirteenth and fourteenth in qualifying today which were the two positions drivers Coulthard and Klien ended up...

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  42. Kimi confident for race day 16:14

    Kimi confident for race day

    Kimi Raikkonen is confident he has the pace to beat Felipe Massa and Rubens Barrichello to victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix tomorrow. The Finn stole pole...

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  43. Raikkonen steals Hungarian pole 16:06

    Raikkonen steals Hungarian pole

    Kimi Raikkonen stole his second successive pole, and his second of the season in the final moments of today's qualifying session at the Hungaroring. He will...

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  44. Schumacher gets two-second penalty 14:58

    Schumacher gets two-second penalty

    Michael Schumacher has also been given a two-second penalty to be added to each of his qualifying laps after stewards found that he had passed two cars...

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  45. Ferrari dominates final practice 13:09

    Ferrari dominates final practice

    Ferrari dominated final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix with Michael Schumacher finishing 0.6s ahead of his team mate and a full second ahead of the...

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  46. Friday 4 August 2006

  47. Alonso receives two-second penalty 20:29

    Alonso receives two-second penalty

    Fernando Alonso was penalised by the Stewards on Friday for dangerous driving in front of Robert Doornbos during free practice. Doornbos was, according to...

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  48. 19:19

    Photos - Friday at the Hungaroring

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  49. Massa shows Ferrari is on the pace 18:53

    Massa shows Ferrari is on the pace

    In Friday's second practice Felipe Massa showed Ferrari is on the pace at the Hungaroring. The Brazilian was well ahead of team mate Michael Schumacher, who...

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  50. Solid start for Honda drivers 18:48

    Solid start for Honda drivers

    On an uncharacteristically cool and overcast day, the Honda Racing F1 Team had a solid start to their Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. As usual, third driver...

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  51. Renault confident on first day 18:41

    Renault confident on first day

    The Renault F1 Team began its Hungarian Grand Prix weekend with a competitive showing in Friday's free practice sessions, with Fernando Alonso finishing the...

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  52. Difficult day for Williams 18:35

    Difficult day for Williams

    Friday was a difficult day for the Williams F1 team. Alexander Wurz, who was announced as Williams race driver for 2007 earlier this week, was feeling ill...

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  53. Toyota's day overshadowed by Da Matta's incident 18:23

    Toyota's day overshadowed by Da Matta's incident

    Panasonic Toyota Racing today began its preparations for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix in unusual conditions at the Hungaroring. Budapest in August usually...

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  54. Relaxed Friday session for BMW 18:14

    Relaxed Friday session for BMW

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers Nick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica, for whom this will be his first Formula 1 race, finished 9th and 10th in the second free...

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  55. Another engine change for Albers 17:43

    Another engine change for Albers

    It seems luck isn't on his side. The Toyota engine gave up on Albers for the second Grand Prix weekend in a row and thus Albers will receive a grid penalty...

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  56. Raikkonen fast but unhappy with current tyres 17:37

    Raikkonen fast but unhappy with current tyres

    Team McLaren Mercedes driver Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time of the day, with a 1:21.624 in the morning session, for round 13 of the Formula 1 World...

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  57. Massa shines in second session 16:19

    Massa shines in second session

    Today's second session saw Felipe Massa go fastest with a 1m21.778s, just over a tenth of a second slower than this morning's fastest lap set by Kimi...

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  58. Raikkonen fastest in first practice session 13:27

    Raikkonen fastest in first practice session

    Today's first practice session ended up with Kimi Raikkonen going fastest with a best lap of 1m21.634s whilst Anthony Davidson was the fastest of the...

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  59. Kubica surprised with BMW race opportunity 08:00

    Kubica surprised with BMW race opportunity

    On Tuesday BMW announced Robert Kubica would replace Jacques Villeneuve for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. The announcement came as a surprise for the...

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  60. Germany point gave Klien more confidence 07:00

    Germany point gave Klien more confidence

    Christian Klien managed to score a point last weekend at the German Grand Prix. It was only his second point after scoring one point at the opening race in M...

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  61. Thursday 3 August 2006

  62. Toro Rosso will not be using mass damper system 19:16

    Toro Rosso will not be using mass damper system

    Scuderia Toro Rosso had to rethink its intended use of the mass damper system at Budapest this weekend after pre-race scrutineering on Thursday, when...

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  63. 15:49

    Photos - Thursday at the Hungaroring

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  64. Wednesday 2 August 2006

  65. 'Critical stage in the season' for Midland F1 16:53

    'Critical stage in the season' for Midland F1

    In the run-up to the Budapest GP, Colin Kolles says that Midland F1 are entering a 'critical stage in the season' as they hope to increase the pressure on...

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  66. Raikkonen ready for Hungary 13:11

    Raikkonen ready for Hungary

    Kimi Raikkonen is looking forward to the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend. Many Formula 1 fans from Finland always visit the race to support the McLaren...

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