Extreme heat expected for Hungarian GP
22 July 2013 – The upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix could take place amid sweltering heat, with weather forecasters predicting temperatures to peak at 40°C (104°F) on Sunday.
The last time similar conditions arose was in 2005, at the Bahrain Grand Prix. On race day, the air temperature hit 40°C, while the track temperature rose to 56°C (132.8°F).
The aforesaid Sakhir race – along with the 1955 Argentine Grand Prix, 1959 French Grand Prix and 1984 Dallas Grand Prix – is ranked as one of the hottest in history.