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Hungary   04 Aug
Magyar Nagydij
Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary
Race Distance: 70 laps, 306.630 km

Built in 1986, the Hungaroring located near Budapest, Hungary was the home of many great battles during the turbo era of Formula 1. Today the track is known for its dry and dusty surface that has been raced in the wet only one time (in 2006 the wet Hungaroring gave Jensen Button his maiden victory). The slippy surface here makes one extra qualifying lap all that more important as the track get faster during each session's "rubbering-in".
Max Verstappen couldn't turn his inaugural Pole Position into a victory, but it wasn't without putting up a valiant effort, and it took a late charge by Lewis Hamilton, capitalizing on a strategic tire change, to deny him. Sebastian Vettel was a distant third as Ferrari had no answers for the pace of the front-runners.

Georgethefierce takes the round, and moves into third overall, Arun is a close second and makes the biggest jump of the round from tenth to fifth, and Reno Stack has another strong day with third, and moves into second overall. LightsOUT falls to sixth and out of the money paying positions for the first time since the first race of the season.

We now head into the summer break with nine races to go. Spa is next at the end of the month.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
HAM
(+25)
VER
(+19)
VET
(+15)
LEC
(+12)
SAI
(+10)
GAS
(+8)
RAI
(+6)
BOT
(+4)
NOR
(+2)
ALB
(+1)
PER
 
HUL
 
MAG
 
RIC
 
KVY
 
RUS
 
STR
 
GIO
 
KUB
 
GRO
 
Pos Participant Driver Picks Round
Points
Season
Points
Champ.
Standings
1 Georgethefierce HAM KVY LEC VER VET 71 527 3rd ↑ 2
2 Arun GAS HAM LEC RAI VER 70 475 7th ↑ 3
3 Reno Stack GAS HAM MAG NOR VER 54 531 2nd  
4 DP#1 GAS HAM LEC NOR RAI 53 474 8th  
5 vwown3d (OG dp) HAM HUL RAI RIC VER 50 428 11th ↑ 4
6 curley HAM HUL MAG SAI VET 50 537 1st  
7 Doug Santo BOT GAS KVY SAI VER 41 491 5th ↑ 2
8 Jodicious BOT GAS NOR RAI VER 39 389 17th ↑ 3
9 EL SLATSO!!! BOT GAS MAG RAI VER 37 428 12th ↑ 1
10 Sophia Floersch BOT RAI RIC SAI VET 35 392 15th ↑ 4
= sperry BOT RAI RIC SAI VET 35 381 19th ↑ 2
12 David D BOT GAS MAG NOR VER 33 405 14th ↑ 2
= Jody Scheckter GAS KVY RAI RIC VER 33 425 13th ↓ 2
14 BrawnGP ALB GAS KVY RIC VER 28 438 10th ↓ 1
15 indocti discant GAS KVY RIC STR VER 27 494 4th ↓ 1
16 Chris S GAS MAG NOR RAI SAI 26 366 21st ↑ 1
17 lightsOUT ALB KVY PER RAI SAI 17 471 9th ↓ 3
18 subasurf ALB KVY NOR RIC SAI 13 478 6th ↓ 2
19 afsaenz9 KUB MAG PER RUS SAI 10 380 20th ↓ 3
20 bahgoblin -- -- -- -- -- 0 388 18th ↓ 4
= Lehman -- -- -- -- -- 0 164 23rd  
= mphwang -- -- -- -- -- 0 391 16th ↓ 4
= paramoric -- -- -- -- -- 0 364 22nd ↓ 4
Magyar Nagydij
Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary