Monaco

Last Race: 24th May Monaco

Monaco GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Nico Rosberg
2 Sebastian Vettel
3 Lewis Hamilton
Canada

Next Race: 07th June Canada

Hamilton lacking grip in Hungary

2014-07-25 16:44:00

 RSS

Share:

Hamilton lacking grip in Hungary

He may have claimed back-to-back P1s in Budapest on Friday but Lewis Hamilton believes he can go even quicker if he could just find some grip...

He may have claimed back-to-back P1s in Budapest on Friday but Lewis Hamilton believes he can go even quicker if he could just find some grip.


Setting the pace with a 1:25.814 in Friday morning's session on the medium tyres, Hamilton dropped down to a 1:24.482 on the softs in FP2.

His time put the British racer 0.238s ahead of his team-mate Nico Rosberg with all the signs pointing to yet another Mercedes battle for the win.

Should Hamilton secure it, it would be his fifth at the Hungaroring, handing him the record for the most wins at the track.

However, for that to happen the 29-year-old says there's still a lot to be done including achieving a good grid position.

He said: "We struggled with poor grip on track today. I don't know if that's down to the tyres or the track itself but it was quite bad throughout both sessions.

"It's going to be important to get a good grid position tomorrow as it will be difficult to follow cars on this track and it's always tough to overtake here.

"We have some work to do overnight to ensure we get the best setup for the weekend as we're not fully comfortable with the car just yet, but our race pace looked okay.

"We'll have to look through the data to really know where we stand."

Related Links
FP2: Hamilton Stays On Top In Hungary
Friday's Shots From Hungary

Model Cara Delevingne meets football star Cristiano Ronaldo

Editor's Picks

Good Race, Bad Race: Monaco

Good Race, Bad Race: Monaco

How fortune can turn on a dime...

PF1's Monaco Conclusions

PF1's Monaco Conclusions

Mercedes gave a lesson on how to screw up a race while Max Verstappen learnt how not to overtake...

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Nico Rosberg laughed off number two claims; the Forum laughed at him laughing it off...

F1 Could Learn From FIFA

F1 Could Learn From FIFA

The F1 Strategy Group's latest vision for the sport falls well short of the existential threat to F1: sustainability...

PF1 Fantasy Racing

PF1 Fantasy Racing

Are you a Ross Brawn or a Paul Stoddart? Can you manage money like Bernie or Caterham? Let's find out...