Lewis Hamilton has won the 2016 Hungarian Grand Prix his fifth on this track . After starting 2nd on the grid he jumped Nico Rosberg taking advantage of Rosberg’s slow start. With this win he takes the lead in drivers championship for the first time this season and now sit 11 points clear with 192. Rosberg finished second followed by Red Bull Ricciardo in third place.
Lewis Hamilton wins the Hungary Grand Prix! After starting second on the grid behind Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton started stronger on the opening lap and took full advantage of Rosberg’s rather slow start. It was his record breaking fifth Hungary Grand Prix win and now he sits top of the drivers standings with 192 points and looks in good shape to retain his title as we move to the business end of the season.
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Championship Standings: This is how the drivers standings looks like after the first 11 races of the season. Hamilton managed finally overtake teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers championship table with Hungary Grand Prix win which was his fifth of the 2016 taking his total to 192 points.
Nico Rosberg will be frustrated having failed to take advantage of pole position and he now sits 6 points behind the Brit.
Hamilton recent form has pretty much put the title race in his hands now and by the end of German grand prix he might find himself leading by even bigger margin just before the summer break.
Hungary Grand Prix 2016 Race Results:
It was more a less very predicted race as it unfolded, Mercedes continue their dominance and only their mistakes are costing them every now and than while Ferrari and Red Bull looks to be on par as far as performance are concerned this season.
After the Hungary Grand Prix we move to Germany where 12th F1 grand prix of the 2016 season will take place from 29 July to 31 July. This will be second grand prix in two straight weeks and starts with traditional friday practice sessions on 29 July followed by Saturday, 30 July qualifying and the big race on Sunday, 31st July. German grand prix will be followed by a month long vacation and the next grand prix will be in Belgium on 28th August 2016.
German Grand Prix 2016 Schedule & Time Table:
Friday, 29 July 2016
First Practice Session: 09:00 a.m uk time
Second Practice Session: 13:00 uk time
Saturday, 30 July 2016
Third Practice Session: 10:00 a.m uk time
Qualifying Round: 13:00 uk time
Sunday, 31 July 2016
German F1 Grand Prix Race: 13:00 uk time.
[ SkyF1 will start their coverage of Friday practice session at around 9:00 a.m uk time while the second practice session begins at around 13:00 uk time ]
Formula 1 2016 Season Results & Calender:
So there will be 21 races in the 2016 season starting with Australia GP out of the way, we will move to Bahrain in couple of weeks time for the second grand prix.
|1||Australia (Albert Park)||20th March||Nico Rosberg|
|2||Bahrain (Sakhir)||03 April||Nico Rosberg|
|3||China (Shanghai)||17 April||Nico Rosberg|
|4||Russian (Sochi)||01 May||Nico Rosberg|
|5||Spanish (Catalunya)||15 May|
|6||Monaco (Monte Carlo)||29 May|
|7||Canadian (Montreal)||12 June||Nico Rosberg|
|8||European (Baku)||19 June||Lewis Hamilton|
|9||Austrian (Spielberg)||03 July||Lewis Hamilton|
|10||British (Silverstone)||10 July||Lewis Hamilton|
|11||Hungary (Budapest)||24 July|
|12||Germany (Hockenheimring)||31 July|
|13||Belgian (Spa-Francorchamps)||28 August|
|14||Italian (Monzai)||04 September|
|15||Singapore (Singapore)||18 September|
|16||Malaysian (Spang)||02 October|
|17||Japanese (Suzuka)||09 October|
|18||USA (Austin)||23 October|
|19||Mexican (Mexico City)||30 October|
|20||Brazilian (Sao Paulo)||13 November|
|21||Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina)||27 November|
2016 season promises to be one of the best in the recent years as both Ferrari, McLaren has made some great adjustments to keep the pace with Mercedes for the title race. Now much changes has been made as far as the drivers lineups are concerned we have coverage each and every aspect of the 2016 season and once the F1 season gets underway we will be be updating Formula 1 more frequently.
Last Years Driver Standings
So the championship title race was already finished with Hamilton winning his 10th grand prix of the season in United States but Nico Rosberg managed to overtake Vettel after winning Mexican, Brazilian and Abu Dhabi grand prixs/
Lewis Hamilton will start the defense of his F1 title in the opening grand prix in Australia on 20th March 2016. All car manufacturers has released the designs of their new cars and pre-season testing will take place in Barcelona in the last week of February 2016. We will have live action of each and every grand prix at this page with live links posted throughout the grand prix weekend.