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Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix
26 July, 2013 - 28 July, 2013
Hungaroring, near Budapest
The Hungarian Grand Prix dates back to 1936. The Formula One Grand Prix has been hosted at the Hungaroring in Mogyoród close to Budapest since its birth in 1985, when it was the first F1 race to be run behind the Iron Curtain.
The narrow twists and turns of the course, frequently dusty in hot weather make for exciting races. Pit strategy is often key to success, as overtaking is challenging, despite modifications made to the course in recent years.
2006 was the first year in which the Hungarian Grand Prix was run in wet conditions - this was the year when Nigel Mansell's 17-year-record of winning from 12th was broken, when Jenson Button took victory from 14th place on the grid.
In 2012, Lewis Hamilton won his second race of the season by taking victory in Hungary.