F1 Hungarian Grand Prix LIVE RESULTS: Hamilton ON POLE and is BOOED by crowd, Schumacher crashes – latest updates

LEWIS HAMILTON and Max Verstappen lock horns again after their thunderous clash at the British Grand Prix just two weeks ago.

The pair will get into action at the Hungarian Grand Prix with Hamilton starting on pole today.

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  • James Orr

    FROM BEN HUNT AT THE HUNGARORING

    Lewis Hamilton  lapped up the booing mob as he took the 101st pole position of his career.

    The world champion's bitter feud with Red Bull rival Max Verstappen has spilled over into the grandstands at the Hungaroring, with the Dutchman's orange army backing their driver.

    There were banners in the stands; one said "Sir Cheat: Karam is on its way!" as they blame the Brit for taking out their hero at Silverstone.

    But Hamilton, who is going in search of his 100th Formula One victory tomorrow, took it on the chin as Verstappen blew his top as tempers boiled over.

    Former F1 driver Johnny Herbert tried to quell the boo-boys as he interviewed the pole-sitter, but Hamilton said: "People have a right. This is a sport and people act wildly. It is sport, it is a competition and I don't take it to heart.

    "In the end, I must be doing something right to be up the front!

     "I appreciate the great support I've had here. I've never actually felt so great with the booing. If anything, it just fuels me. So I don't really mind."

  • James Orr

    HAMILTON ON POLE

    Lewis Hamilton will start from pole for the Hungary Grand Prix after topping qualifying.

    Rival Max Verstappen in third.

  • James Orr

    THE TOP 10 FOR HUNGARY GP

    How the grid will look for tomorrow's race:

    1. Hamilton
    2. Bottas
    3. Verstappen
    4. Perez
    5. Gasly
    6. Norris
    7. Leclerc
    8. Ocon
    9. Alonso
    10. Vettel
  • Ben Hunt

    LEWIS HAMILTON TAKES POLE FOR THE HUNGARIAN GP

    The Mercedes man is unable to better his time and it remains Hamilton, Bottas and Verstappen.

  • Ben Hunt

    HERE WE GO THEN…

    But we have a slow train of cars and Hamilton just crosses the line in time for a second crack.

  • Ben Hunt

    MAX HAS MORE IN THR TANK

    Verstappen to his team: "I don't know why but I just had a lack of grip on this set."

  • Ben Hunt

    WOAH – HAMILTON FINDS A STONKING LAP

    The stands go silent as the Brit goes quickest on his first attempt with a time 0.550 seconds quicker than the Red Bull man.

    It is Hamilton on provisional pole, then Bottas, then Verstappen.

    Five minutes to go….

  • Ben Hunt

    FINAL QUALIFYING SESSION

    Max versus Lewis. Who is your money on?

  • Ben Hunt

    MORE PAIN FOR RICCIARDO

    The Aussie is booted out in Q2. He qualified in 11th place and struggling.

    To make matters worse for him, he's seen teammate Norris reach P2 in Q2.

  • Ben Hunt

    GREEN LIGHT – Q2 SESSION HAS RESUMED

    There are six minutes left and it is Hamilton, Leclerc and Verstappen at the top.

    In the dropzone are Giovinazzi, Sainz (who is out), Raikkonen, Stroll and Norris.

  • Ben Hunt

    RED FLAG – SESSION STOPPED – SAINZ HAS CRASHED

    The Spaniard was on a flying and lost control at the final corner, sliding sideways into the barriers.

    He is fine but his Ferraris is broken. He is out of qualifying.

  • Ben Hunt

    NOW IT IS HAMILTON'S TURN

    The Brit is now topping the timesheets in a game of cat-and-mouse. This is good stuff.

  • Ben Hunt

    GREEN LIGHT AGAIN AND INTO Q2

    Who will make the cut for the top-10 shootout?

  • Ben Hunt

    TEMPERATURES RISING

    Not just the battel between Hamilton and Verstappen. The track temperature has climbed to 62.3 degrees. I am not too sure I can remember when they have been hotter.

  • Ben Hunt

    RUSSELL IS OUT

    The Brit fails to escape Q1 and he is eliminated. The Williams man is out along with Schumacher, Mazepin, Latifi and Tsunoda.

    That is disappointing for Russell, who is still yet to score the team's first points.

  • Ben Hunt

    VERSTAPPEN LOOKING COMFORTABLE

    The Red Bull man leads the way.

  • Ben Hunt

    FIRST RUNS DONE IN Q1

    And Verstappen heads the field from Hamilton.

    In the dropzone are Schumacher, who crashed out in last practice and likely to miss out, Mazepin, Latifi, Russell and Tsunoda.

  • Ben Hunt

    GREEN LIGHT – QUALIFYING IS GO

    Qualifying for the Hungarian GP is underway at the Hungaroring. Hamilton vrs Verstappen vrs Bottas.

  • Alex Terrell

    QUICK SUMMARY

    Lewis Hamilton kept Mercedes at the top of the timesheets, pipping Red Bull championship rival Max Verstappen in Saturday's final practice session for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.

    The Briton, who trails Verstappen by eight points in the overall standings, lapped the 4.3-kilometer long Hungaroring in one minute, 16.826 seconds, beating the Dutchman by just 0.088 seconds.

    Valtteri Bottas, who knocked Verstappen off the top of the timesheets to set the pace on Friday's opening day of practice, was third in the other Mercedes, 0.229 seconds off his team mate's benchmark.

    The final session of practice, once again run in sweltering heat with track temperatures climbing above 50 degrees Celsius, set up a thrilling battle qualifying between the two title protagonists, with Verstappen gunning for his fifth successive pole and Hamilton his first in six races.

    Tensions between the pair are high heading into the weekend after they collided at the last race in Britain, which resulted in a heavy crash for Verstappen with Hamilton overcoming a 10-second time penalty to win.

    Spaniard Carlos Sainz, the power unit in his Ferrari changed overnight, was fourth ahead of team mate Charles Leclerc.

    Briton Lando Norris was sixth for McLaren ahead of Verstappen's team mate Sergio Perez.

  • Alex Terrell

    SETTING THE PACE

    Here is how the cars were during practice 3.

  • Alex Terrell

    SCENES

    Not a bad day in Hungary as Lewis Hamilton stretches his car.

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  • Ben Hunt

    FINAL PRACTICE – HAMILTON TOPS THE SESSION

    The world champion sets the quickest time, but it is incredibly close to Verstappen, who is just 0.088 seconds behind him.

    Bottas in P3 means this is going to be a really close call for pole position. Qualifying at 2pm UK time.

  • Ben Hunt

    SESSION HAS RESTARTED

    While Schumacher is assessed by the medics, the final practice resumes. There is a near miss in the pitlane as Lance Stroll clips an Alfa Romeo.

    And out on track Pierre Gasly also had a close one with an Alfa.

  • Ben Hunt

    BIG CRASH FOR SCHUMACHER

    The German has a high-speed accident and sent spinning into the barrier. He is winded but ok and sent to the medical centre for precautionary checks.

  • Ben Hunt

    A LOOK AT LAPTIMES

    Bottas continues to show his pace. He is in P1, Verstappen in P2 and Hamilton in P3.

    I said it yesterday, but this is going to be a close fight for pole position.

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