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GP Ungheria, prove del sabato–23/07/2016

Hungarian GP: Nico Rosberg snatches pole after four red flags

Nico Rosberg claimed pole position from Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix, after an incident-filled and rain-affected session.

Hamilton held provisional pole after the initial runs in a dry Q3 at the Hungaroring, and looked on course to seal the deal on his second run, but backed out of his lap as Fernando Alonso spun his McLaren at Turn 9 and brought out yellow flags.

Rosberg was running behind Hamilton on the road, and though there was a yellow for Rosberg at Turn 8, Alonso had got going again by the time Rosberg reached Turn 9.

While the first sector of Rosberg’s final flying lap was more then four tenths slower than Hamilton’s, he was fastest of all through the second sector on a rapidly improving track and stole pole from Hamilton by less than two tenths of a second.

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo also had to abort his final flyer and wound up third fastest, just 0.172s slower than Hamilton in a session he called "crazy".

Max Verstappen was fourth fastest in the second Red Bull, ahead of Sebastian Vettel in the only Ferrari to make Q3, Carlos Sainz Jr’s Toro Rosso, Alonso, the second McLaren of Jenson Button, Nico Hulkenberg’s Force India and the Williams of Valtteri Bottas.

Hamilton was fortunate to even make it through to Q3 after locking up and running wide at Turn 1 on his final Q2 lap.

On a rapidly drying track he tumbled down the order, but remained just inside the top 10 as Romain Grosjean’s Haas, Daniil Kvyat’s Toro Rosso, Sergio Perez’s Force India, Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari, the second Haas of Esteban Gutierrez, and Felipe Nasr’s Sauber all missed the cut.

A 20-minute rain delay and four red flags meant Q1 lasted well over an hour.

A second downpour shortly after an already rain delayed start caused the first stoppage, before Marcus Ericsson crashed at Turn 10, Felipe Massa at Turn 4 and finally Rio Haryanto – again at Turn 10 – all which prompted further red flags. Time was finally called with 1m18s remaining on the clock after Haryanto’s incident.

"Aww f***ing hell, that’s really poor!" bemoaned Jolyon Palmer on team radio, as he became the chief loser of the track position lottery and finished the session 17th quickest, having lapped inside the top 10 in final practice.

Massa ended up 18th, ahead of Kevin Magnussen – who began his final run on wets and aborted to switch to intermediates just before the final stoppage – Ericsson, Pascal Wehrlein and Haryanto.

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Pos Driver Car Time Gap
1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m19.965s
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m20.108s 0.143s
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m20.280s 0.315s
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull/Renault 1m20.557s 0.592s
5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m20.874s 0.909s
6 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso/Ferrari 1m21.131s 1.166s
7 Fernando Alonso McLaren/Honda 1m21.211s 1.246s
8 Jenson Button McLaren/Honda 1m21.597s 1.632s
9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India/Mercedes 1m21.823s 1.858s
10 Valtteri Bottas Williams/Mercedes 1m22.182s 2.217s
11 Romain Grosjean Haas/Ferrari 1m24.941s
12 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso/Ferrari 1m25.301s
13 Sergio Perez Force India/Mercedes 1m25.416s
14 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m25.435s
15 Esteban Gutierrez Haas/Ferrari 1m26.189s
16 Felipe Nasr Sauber/Ferrari 1m27.063s
17 Jolyon Palmer Renault 1m43.965s
18 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m43.999s
19 Kevin Magnussen Renault 1m44.543s
20 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m46.984s
21 Pascal Wehrlein Manor/Mercedes 1m47.343s
22 Rio Haryanto Manor/Mercedes 1m50.189s

Da Autosport.com



Hungarian GP: Nico Rosberg fends off Max Verstappen in practice

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg edged out Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by just 0.002 seconds in final practice for Formula 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Championship leader Rosberg clocked a 1m20.261s on the super-soft tyres for his qualifying-simulation but did make a mistake in the final corner.

Verstappen had been edging nearer to the top throughout the session, and came very close to deposing Rosberg with his last run.

It was an impressive performance from Red Bull with Daniel Ricciardo third, 0.465s off the pace.

Lewis Hamilton ran wide on his first attempt at a qualifying simulation, which left him 0.508s off the pace.

He bolted on another set of super-softs, but ran wildly off road at Turn 4 and backed off, settling for fourth after running out of time for another lap.

Rosberg led the session from his first run onwards, setting the early pace with a 1m20.811s and then improving to a 1m20.547s later in the run, moving nearly half a second clear of Ricciardo at the time.

Hamilton, meanwhile, focused on gathering long-run data after he did not get a chance to do so in practice two following his crash.

Several drivers were adjudged to have abused track limits over the course of the session. The FIA will take a "zero tolerance" approach in qualifying and delete any laps that feature infringements.

Kimi Raikkonen was the leading Ferrari driver in fifth, 0.598s off the pace, and three tenths clear of team-mate Sebastian Vettel in sixth.

Fernando Alonso was seventh as Valtteri Bottas, Sergio Perez and Jolyon Palmer, who had a much more productive session following his loss of track time on Friday, closed out the top 10.

Williams ran a new floor, of which it only has one in Hungary, on Bottas’s car to evaluate whether it is worth using it for the remainder of the weekend.

Bottas and team-mate Massa, who was 11th, did back-to-back tests with two front wing configurations to check on balance.

Toro Rosso continued to struggle with Carlos Sainz Jr and Daniil Kvyat 16th and 18th respectively.

The Saubers of Felipe Nasr and Marcus Ericsson outpaced the Manors of Pascal Wehrlein and Rio Haryanto to finish 19th and 20th.

PRACTICE THREE TIMES

Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps
1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m20.261s 25
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull/Renault 1m20.263s 0.002s 10
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m20.726s 0.465s 22
4 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m20.769s 0.508s 23
5 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m20.859s 0.598s 18
6 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1m21.185s 0.924s 22
7 Fernando Alonso McLaren/Honda 1m21.584s 1.323s 11
8 Valtteri Bottas Williams/Mercedes 1m21.649s 1.388s 21
9 Sergio Perez Force India/Mercedes 1m21.672s 1.411s 22
10 Jolyon Palmer Renault 1m21.935s 1.674s 19
11 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m21.975s 1.714s 28
12 Kevin Magnussen Renault 1m21.989s 1.728s 13
13 Jenson Button McLaren/Honda 1m22.009s 1.748s 11
14 Esteban Gutierrez Haas/Ferrari 1m22.142s 1.881s 15
15 Romain Grosjean Haas/Ferrari 1m22.284s 2.023s 13
16 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso/Ferrari 1m22.402s 2.141s 21
17 Nico Hulkenberg Force India/Mercedes 1m22.427s 2.166s 22
18 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso/Ferrari 1m22.541s 2.280s 18
19 Felipe Nasr Sauber/Ferrari 1m22.816s 2.555s 23
20 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m23.219s 2.958s 23
21 Pascal Wehrlein Manor/Mercedes 1m23.311s 3.050s 24
22 Rio Haryanto Manor/Mercedes 1m23.513s 3.252s 23

Da Autosport.com

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