Lewis Hamilton takes a course in the Hungaroring for an entry in the Formula One history books. On Saturday (14:00 o’clock) the Mercedes pilot can qualify for the Hungarian Grand Prix the 68th. Pole position of his career and thus set the record of Michael Schumacher.
World Championship Sebastian Vettel, however, also wants to enter the starting place one, because on the angular course near Budapest the overtaking is extremely difficult. It is difficult to say what to expect,”said the Ferrari driver after Friday’s training.
Especially the two best times of Red Bull pilot Daniel Ricciardo complicate the calculations of team strategists, as this time perhaps three races can go around the pole position. It can be exciting,”said Red Bull Motorsport Advisor Helmut Marko. Hamilton, whose Mercedes team, thanks to the strong engine, dominated last in the hunt for the best starting points.
Hamilton is also a record holder in Hungary with five victories. Before the eleventh of the 20-season races, the Brit has only one WM point left on Vettel and could take the overall lead on Sunday (14:00 clock) for the first time this year.” I’ll do my best to make sure I stay in the title fight. We will see everything else,”said Hamilton.