Final Hungarian GP starting grid

Final Hungarian GP starting grid

Formula 1

Final Hungarian GP starting grid

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Lewis Hamilton will lead an unchanged Hungarian Grand Prix grid following the stewards’ decision not to punish Romain Grosjean and Lotus for their floor test failure.

The starting order had looked set for a major shake-up when second-row qualifier Grosjean’s car was found to be in breach of the ‘flexi-floor’ rules. But with Lotus successfully proving that the problem was due to damage from a curb, Grosjean can keep his position.

With no other issues arising from Saturday’s session, that means the starting grid will match the qualifying result for the first time since the season-opening Australian Grand Prix – barring any late dramas on race morning that incur technical penalties.

Hamilton took his third and Mercedes’ sixth pole of the season, with championship leader Sebastian Vettel having to settle for second in his Red Bull.

Pos  Driver               Team/Car
 1.  Lewis Hamilton       Mercedes
 2.  Sebastian Vettel     Red Bull-Renault
 3.  Romain Grosjean      Lotus-Renault
 4.  Nico Rosberg         Mercedes
 5.  Fernando Alonso      Ferrari
 6.  Kimi Raikkonen       Lotus-Renault
 7.  Felipe Massa         Ferrari
 8.  Daniel Ricciardo     Toro Rosso-Ferrari
 9.  Sergio Perez         McLaren-Mercedes
10.  Mark Webber          Red Bull-Renault
11.  Adrian Sutil         Force India-Mercedes
12.  Nico Hulkenberg      Sauber-Ferrari
13.  Jenson Button        McLaren-Mercedes
14.  Jean-Eric Vergne     Toro Rosso-Ferrari
15.  Pastor Maldonado     Williams-Renault
16.  Valtteri Bottas      Williams-Renault
17.  Esteban Gutierrez    Sauber-Ferrari
18.  Paul di Resta        Force India-Mercedes
19.  Charles Pic          Caterham-Renault
20.  Giedo van der Garde  Caterham-Renault
21.  Jules Bianchi        Marussia-Cosworth
22.  Max Chilton          Marussia-Cosworth

 

 

HUNGARIAN GP QUALIFYING REACTION
Grosjean avoids penalty for floor issue
Webber calls car issues ’embarrassing’
Raikkonen: new tyres hurting form
Hungary pole leaves Hamilton stunned
Vettel: Hamilton was exceptional
Alonso says fifth on grid a little miracle

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