McLaren appeal points penalty

McLaren appeal points penalty

The McLaren team today has said they will appeal against their points penalty which the British team received following the team's conduct during Saturday's qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The team lodged their official protest to the FIA via the Motor Sports Association (MSA).
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2007 Hungarian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Wednesday 8 August 2007

  2. McLaren appeal points penalty 15:45

    McLaren appeal points penalty

    The McLaren team today has said they will appeal against their points penalty which the British team received following the team's conduct during Saturday's…

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  3. Monday 6 August 2007

  4. Hamilton: Alonso not talking to me 11:23

    Hamilton: Alonso not talking to me

    Lewis Hamilton revealed the current tension between himself and McLaren team-mate Fernando Alonso after taking the chequered flag in Budapest yesterday.…

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  5. Todt: Time to pull together 06:00

    Todt: Time to pull together

    Jean Todt says it is time that Ferrari gets its act together if it wants to win the championship. The team principal is satisfied that the Maranello-based…

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  6. Sunday 5 August 2007

  7. Massa laments 'horrible' race 19:25

    Massa laments 'horrible' race

    Felipe Massa suffered a dismal Hungarian Grand Prix and was only able to better his starting position of 14th by one place. Massa rued having to overtake slower…

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  8. Briatore: We gave our all 19:12

    Briatore: We gave our all

    Flavio Briatore is satisfied that the Renault team and its drivers did their best in a difficult 2007 Hungariand Grand Prix. The 2 Renaults started from 11th…

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  9. 18:55

    Photos: Sunday at the Hungaroring

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  10. Best result of season for BMW 18:48

    Best result of season for BMW

    In a strategic thriller, Nick Heidfeld secured the fourth podium ever for the BMW Sauber F1 Team at the Hungarian Grand Prix. It is his second podium this…

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  11. Nothing to show for Aguri's efforts 18:40

    Nothing to show for Aguri's efforts

    Super Aguri has been tempered by its experiences at the Hungaroring this weekend. Anthony Davidson experienced rear suspension failure during an incident with…

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  12. Ralf's best boosts Toyota 18:33

    Ralf's best boosts Toyota

    Toyota Racing leaves Budapest with three points after Ralf Schumacher scored his best result of the season in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The German drove a fine…

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  13. Another dismal day for Honda 18:22

    Another dismal day for Honda

    A tough conclusion to a troubled weekend for the Honda team with both RA107s lacking speed today. Rubens Barrichello ended the race where he began in 18th…

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  14. Vettel makes finish on Toro Rosso debut 18:19

    Vettel makes finish on Toro Rosso debut

    Sebastian Vettel made it to the chequered flag on his debut for Scuderia Toro Rosso at the Hungaroring today in sixteenth place while team mate Tonio Liuzzi…

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  15. Qualifying incident 'unacceptable' - Dennis 18:16

    Qualifying incident 'unacceptable' - Dennis

    McLaren team boss Ron Dennis says his team's strategy of treating both drivers equally will not change despite the fact it has led to controversy several times…

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  16. Rosberg takes another two points for Williams 18:10

    Rosberg takes another two points for Williams

    The Hungarian Grand Prix yielded another points scoring finish for the team, further consolidating fifth place in the Constructors' standings. Having started…

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  17. Alonso happy with fourth 18:01

    Alonso happy with fourth

    Fernando Alonso seemed reasonably happy to have salvaged fourth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix after he was demoted to sixth on the grid. The reigning…

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  18. Spyker looks forward to new car 17:52

    Spyker looks forward to new car

    Spyker Formula One Team's Adrian Sutil put in a spirited drive in today's Hungarian Grand Prix to secure 17th position overall. Demonstrating the improved…

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  19. Kimi upbeat after 'boring' race 17:41

    Kimi upbeat after 'boring' race

    Kimi Raikkonen revealed that he grew fed up of following Lewis Hamilton's gearbox for most of the 70-lap race but is encouraged that the Ferrari car is…

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  20. Pointless weekend for Red Bulls 17:24

    Pointless weekend for Red Bulls

    Red Bull Racing endured a pointless weekend in Hungary as Mark Webber and David Coulthard finished ninth and eleventh respectively.  "It was very inconsistent…

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  21. Hamilton: Nothing can stop us 16:41

    Hamilton: Nothing can stop us

    Lewis Hamilton was delighted to win the Hungarian Grand Prix and put the qualifying fracas from yesterday behind him. He jumped for joy on the podium - very…

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  22. Hamilton cruises to Hungarian victory 16:37

    Hamilton cruises to Hungarian victory

    Lewis Hamilton took a lights-to-flag victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and BMW's Nick Heidfeld. Fernando Alonso recovered…

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  23. Hill: Alonso not a team player 12:11

    Hill: Alonso not a team player

    Damon Hill said that Fernando Alonso showed his ruthless side by holding up McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pits during qualifying for the Hungarian…

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  24. Fisichella relegated five places 11:20

    Fisichella relegated five places

    Giancarlo Fisichella has been demoted five places on the grid for today's Hungarian Grand Prix, putting the Renault driver back to 13th on the grid. The Italian…

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  25. FIA: McLaren's actions damaging to sport 02:29

    FIA: McLaren's actions damaging to sport

    The FIA has declared McLaren's decision to hold Fernando Alonso in the pits for 20 seconds as unacceptable. The stewards heard the McLaren management tell…

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  26. Stewards reject Alonso's excuse 02:11

    Stewards reject Alonso's excuse

    The FIA stewards found Fernando Alonso's excuse for holding up Lewis Hamilton during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix as unacceptable. The double-world…

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  27. Alonso loses five places, McLaren any points 01:05

    Alonso loses five places, McLaren any points

    Fernando Alonso has been penalised by the FIA for holding up team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pits during qualifying and will have to start from sixth in…

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  28. Saturday 4 August 2007

  29. Dennis: Hold up is Hamilton's fault 21:40

    Dennis: Hold up is Hamilton's fault

    Ron Dennis has blamed Lewis Hamilton for the pit-lane fracas that ended with the FIA deciding to investigate Fernando Alonso's holding up of the 22-year-old.…

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  30. More Q2 success for Super Aguri 19:41

    More Q2 success for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri driver Anthony Davidson once again made it through to the second session for today's qualifying at the Hungaroring. Takuma Sato's chances were…

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  31. Tricky qualifying for Renault 19:29

    Tricky qualifying for Renault

    Renault F1 struggled in today's qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix and its drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Heikki Kovalainen will have to start from…

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  32. Kimi upbeat despite poor pace 19:20

    Kimi upbeat despite poor pace

    Kimi Raikkonen admits Ferrari was just not quick enough today to beat the dominant McLarens but remains confident of a strong race tomorrow. The Finn even let…

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  33. Disastrous qualifying for Massa 19:08

    Disastrous qualifying for Massa

    Felipe Massa suffered a comedy of errors in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix and will have to start down in 14th position. Massa failed dismally to get…

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  34. 18:39

    Photos: Saturday at the Hungaroring

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  35. Alonso stunt to be investigated 18:35

    Alonso stunt to be investigated

    Stewards of the Hungarian Grand Prix are to investigate Fernando Alonso's holding up of McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pits during qualifying for…

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  36. Heidfeld splits McLaren and Ferrari 17:39

    Heidfeld splits McLaren and Ferrari

    For the third time this season Nick Heidfeld has claimed third on the grid for the BMW Sauber F1 Team. His team mate, Robert Kubica, will be starting from…

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  37. Best qualifying of season for Toyota 17:31

    Best qualifying of season for Toyota

    Toyota is looking forward to the Hungarian Grand Prix with optimism after a successful qualifying session that saw Ralf Schumacher claim 6th place with Jarno…

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  38. Rosberg storms to fifth for Williams 17:26

    Rosberg storms to fifth for Williams

    In a closely fought qualifying session for tomorrow's Hungarian Grand Prix, Nico Rosberg comfortably progressed into the top ten for the sixth time this year…

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  39. Vettel struggles in Toro Rosso debut 17:17

    Vettel struggles in Toro Rosso debut

    Scuderia Toro Rosso's new driver Sebastian Vettel struggled on his debut qualifying down in 19th while Tonio Liuzzi ended the day sixteenth. "I think that in…

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  40. Dismal qualifying for Honda 17:04

    Dismal qualifying for Honda

    Hondahad a tough qualifying session in Budapest today which saw drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello qualifying in 17th and 18th positions for…

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  41. Red Bull eyes points from tenth and eleventh 16:46

    Red Bull eyes points from tenth and eleventh

    Red Bull Racing hoped to be further up the grid than tenth and eleventh for Webber and Coulthard respectively, but the team is still confident it can get into…

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  42. Hamilton tight-lipped over qualifying incident 16:20

    Hamilton tight-lipped over qualifying incident

    Lewis Hamilton did his best to remain tight-lipped after team mate Fernando Alonso held him up during the final tyre changes in qualifying. The result was that…

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  43. Alonso blames team for hold-up 16:12

    Alonso blames team for hold-up

    Fernando Alonso said his team was responsible for the hold-up in his second pit stop which resulted in him holding up Lewis Hamilton, preventing the British…

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  44. Alonso steals controversial pole from Hamilton 16:06

    Alonso steals controversial pole from Hamilton

    Fernando Alonso stole a controversial pole position from Lewis Hamilton at the Hungaroring this afternoon after he appeared to block his McLaren team-mate from…

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  45. Massa quickest in final practice 13:09

    Massa quickest in final practice

    Felipe Massa finished the last practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix as the quickest driver for Ferrari with a 1:20.183s. Fernando Alonso and Lewis…

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  46. Friday 3 August 2007

  47. Liuzzi expects to do better 21:03

    Liuzzi expects to do better

    Vitantonio Liuzzi says that the STR2 did not show its full potential in the two Friday sessions around the Hungaroring. The 26-year-old cites difficult…

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  48. Vettel: Pleasure to drive STR2 20:54

    Vettel: Pleasure to drive STR2

    Sebastian Vettel revelled in his first day behind the wheel for Toro Rosso and is looking forward to the rest of the weekend. The new recruit was not only happy…

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  49. 20:49

    Photos: Friday at the Hungaroring

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  50. 'Spykey' learning curve for Yamamoto 19:10

    'Spykey' learning curve for Yamamoto

    Spyker enjoyed a trouble-free opening day of the Hungarian Grand Prix today. Sakon Yamamoto, making his team debut, and Adrian Sutil completed more than 500km…

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  51. Ferrari suffers handling problems in Hungary 18:53

    Ferrari suffers handling problems in Hungary

    Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa were left complaining of handling problems after they finished Friday practice at the Hungaroring in sixth and…

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  52. Honda struggling for pace 18:40

    Honda struggling for pace

    Honda drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello experienced a productive day of set-up work. In the opening session the track gradually picked up grip and…

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  53. McLaren confident with early pace 18:36

    McLaren confident with early pace

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton finished Friday's second free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest in first and…

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  54. Useful day for Super Aguri 18:23

    Useful day for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri enjoyed a successful Friday after completing its programme relatively problem-free and collecting useful data. British hopeful Anthony Davidson came…

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  55. Promising practice for Williams 18:18

    Promising practice for Williams

    The team opened the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend with a promising free practice today under favourable conditions at the Hungaroring. Working through the…

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  56. Heikki gets Renault off to strong start 18:12

    Heikki gets Renault off to strong start

    In spite of the difficult conditions - tyre graining in the morning and light rain in the second session - the Renault drivers Heikki Kovalainen and Giancarlo…

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  57. Kubica fastest shows BMW's potential 17:58

    Kubica fastest shows BMW's potential

    It was a good start to the weekend for the BMW Sauber F1 Team with Robert Kubica going fastest in the opening session. Both Kubica and Nick Heidfeld now believe…

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  58. Red Bull's horns held back 17:53

    Red Bull's horns held back

    Red Bull was unable to maximise on today's two practice sessions after an electrical problem halted Mark Webber's running in the second session and light…

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  59. Trouble-free start for Toyota 17:52

    Trouble-free start for Toyota

    The Toyota team began its preparations for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday without any problems. Both Jarno Trulli and Ralf Schumacher were able to…

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  60. Alonso dominates second practice 16:35

    Alonso dominates second practice

    Alonso went fastest in the second Friday practice session in Budapest this afternoon with a best of 1:20.919s. The Spaniard was over three tenths of a second…

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  61. Kubica fastest in close opening session 12:43

    Kubica fastest in close opening session

    Robert Kubica topped first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Felipe Massa in the dry and sunny conditions. The Pole set a fastest time of…

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  62. Vettel looking forward to next chapter 05:30

    Vettel looking forward to next chapter

    Sebastian Vettel has revealed that his lack of time in the BMW Sauber car was a factor in his switch to Toro Rosso. The former BMW Sauber test and reserve…

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  63. Thursday 2 August 2007

  64. Toro Rosso confirms Vettel for 2008 22:17

    Toro Rosso confirms Vettel for 2008

    Sebastian Vettel will race for Toro Rosso next season, the team announced today. The 20-year-old has just been confirmed as Scott Speed's replacement for the…

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  65. 16:03

    Photos: Thursday at the Hungaroring

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  66. Hungaroring chassis preview 07:00

    Hungaroring chassis preview

    The twisting, 14-corner layout of the Hungaroring features just one legitimate overtaking opportunity per lap, into turn 1. Apart from this straight of just…

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