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2015 F1 game to feature in-season updates
Next year's official Formula One video game will be available on new-generation platforms and will feature live, in-season updates for the first time, Codemasters have confirmed. The game, which will be playable on the Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC, will also be released earlier in the season
Thursday 31 July 2014

Ferrari announce reshuffle of power unit department
Luca Marmorini is to leave his role as the director of Ferrari's engine and electronics department as the Italian team restructure their power unit department. The move, which was announced on Thursday, sees Mattia Binotto assume the role of chief operating officer, whilst Lorenzo Sassi retains his position as chief designer of the power unit
Thursday 31 July 2014

Exclusive Vijay Mallya Q&A: Force India can catch Williams
Force India have continued their tradition of punching above their weight this season, and head into the summer break lying fifth in the constructors' table on 98 points - 39 up on this time last year. Although the team failed to score through either Nico Hulkenberg or Sergio Perez for the first time in 2014 in Hungary, team boss Vijay Mallya is confident his Mercedes-powered squad can continue to take the fight to the Formula One frontrunners
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Hungary analysis - Ricciardo, Alonso, Hamilton share the plaudits
Daniel Ricciardo's inspired drive to victory stole the headlines in Hungary, but the two men he beat - Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton - also shone in a sensational finish to a breathtaking Grand Prix. For Alonso, an astounding final stint brought him within three laps of what would have been a first triumph of 2014 - while Hamilton came agonisingly close to an unprecedented charge from pit lane to victory
Monday 28 July 2014

Nico Rosberg Q&A: Sometimes the odds are against you
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg held a commanding lead in Sunday's race at the Hungaroring until Marcus Ericsson crashed his Caterham and brought out the safety car. At that point, the German's race turned on its head. Afterwards, the world championship leader spoke to reporters about his eventful day
Sunday 27 July 2014

Exclusive Christian Horner Q&A: Daniel drove fantastically
Only twice have Mercedes been defeated in 2014, and on both occasions it was by Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. After watching the Australian charge to victory in Budapest, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner discussed Ricciardo's achievement, the team's season so far, and his hopes for the rest of year
Sunday 27 July 2014

Hamilton 'shocked' by request to let Rosberg through
Lewis Hamilton said he was "very shocked" that Mercedes asked him to move aside and let team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg through at the Hungaroring. The Briton had moved ahead of Rosberg, who started from pole, after the second round of pit stops, but the two drivers were on differing strategies
Sunday 27 July 2014

FIA post-race press conference - Hungary
DRIVERS: 1 - Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull), 2 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), 3 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) Q: Daniel, what brilliant drive, congratulations. How on earth does that feel?
Sunday 27 July 2014

Hungaroring stats - Ricciardo doubles up
In three previous races in Hungary, Daniel Ricciardo failed to break into the top ten, but on his fourth attempt the Red Bull driver got everything right, fighting his way to the front to record his second career victory. And just like in Canada, where he scored his first win, the Australian made the race-winning pass with three laps to go
Sunday 27 July 2014

Race - Ricciardo triumphs in Hungarian thriller
Daniel Ricciardo claimed victory for Red Bull after picking off Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in a breathtaking finish to a scintillating and safety car-interrupted race at the Hungaroring on Sunday. Alonso held on to second despite late pressure from Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton, who himself had to defend as team mate and polesitter Nico Rosberg staged a lightning charge over the closing laps
Sunday 27 July 2014

Race - selected team and driver quotes
Daniel Ricciardo on the elation of his late charge to a sensational victory in Hungary; Fernando Alonso on Ferrari rolling the dice and seizing their opportunities; and Jenson Button on McLaren doing likewise but losing out after electing to stay on intermediates. The drivers and senior team personnel report back on a breathless race in Budapest...
Sunday 27 July 2014

Paddock Postcard from Hungary
With just a week between the German and Hungarian rounds, you'd think there would be little time for those in the F1 paddock to get themselves into any mischief. Mercedes, however, found a way, when what was supposed to be a 'team building' exercise turned into anything but. Members of the team - though not the drivers - were on a group cycle ride along Vienna's River Danube
Sunday 27 July 2014

Hungary - What to Watch for?
From Lewis Hamilton's sternest test of the season so far to the threat posed to Nico Rosberg by Red Bull, and from Sauber's push for their first points of the year to Lotus's desire for a spot of rain, we break down the key themes to look out for in Sunday's Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydij 2014
Sunday 27 July 2014

Qualifying analysis - Red Bulls to head Mercedes challenge
Once again conditions for qualifying were cooler than they had been on Friday and more in line with those from FP3, as the Budapest track temperature fell from an initial 47 at the start of Q1 to 40 by the end of Q3. Rain at the start of that final session was also disruptive, but the big talking point was the fire that sent Lewis Hamilton to the back of the grid for the second race in succession, leaving Red Bull in prime position to capitalise should Rosberg's luck also desert him on Sunday
Saturday 26 July 2014

Hamilton, Magnussen to start from pit lane after chassis changes
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and McLaren's Kevin Magnussen will start Sunday's race in Hungary from the pit lane after both their cars sustained damage in qualifying severe enough to necessitate chassis changes. Hamilton had not even set a Q1 time when he entered the pit lane with the rear of his F1 W05 Hybrid in flames
Saturday 26 July 2014