Hungary

Last Race: 26th July Hungary

Hungary GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Sebastian Vettel
2 Daniil Kvyat
3 Daniel Ricciardo
Belgium

Next Race: 23rd August Belgium

Alonso: We took our chances

2014-07-27 15:45:00

 RSS

Share:

Alonso: We took our chances

Fernando Alonso was very "proud" having claimed a "surprise" podium result at the Hungarian Grand Prix.


With four laps remaining in Sunday's 70-lap wet/dry race at the Hungaroring, the Ferrari driver was leading just ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo.

Ricciardo, though, had the better pace on his fresher tyres and past Hamilton before taking the lead from Alonso a lap later.

The Spaniard held on to second place ahead of Hamilton and the charging Nico Rosberg.

It was only his second top-three result of this season with Alonso conceding it was a surprise result.

Asked if he was disappointing at having lost the win or satisfied with his P2 result, he said: "I am extremely satisfied, it has been a tough season so to get a podium is always a nice surprise.

"We took a gamble to try to get the victory and we got very close, I am extremely proud of my drive and the team and very proud of the result.

"We need some crazy races to get a podium and we took our chances today."

Related Links
Ricciardo Storms To The Hungarian Win
Gallery: Race Day In Hungary

Ciao Jules, F1 remembers the affable Frenchman

Editor's Picks

Good Race, Bad Race: Hungary

Good Race, Bad Race: Hungary

A flawless Sebastian Vettel, a floundering Lewis Hamilton and a feckless Pastor Maldonado...

Conclusions From Hungary

Conclusions From Hungary

A celebration of F1 at its finest, the finger is back while the Iceman was back in the garage and more in the PF1 Conclusions from Hungary...

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...

RIP Bianchi: 1989 - 2015

RIP Bianchi: 1989 - 2015

A look back at the motorsport career of Jules Bianchi following his death from injuries sustained at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix...

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...