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Chaotic Hungarian GP produces Surprise Winner

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The F1 paddock has arrived in Hungary and the grid is set and the drama of the 2021 season continued with a huge turn 1 clash and questionable decisions by multiple teams.

Latest - Ocon Wins Chaotic GP

Esteban Ocon took the win in another chaotic GP which saw Valteri Bottas retire 3 drivers and permanently damage many others on the first turn.

It's unclear how Bottas made such a drastic mistake, but he sent Lando Norris flying across turn one, taking out every car bar Lewis Hamilton.

In an eventful race, Verstappen, whose body was damaged in the collision, only managed 10th while, after a risky strategy, Hamilton was only able to gain 3rd.

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Practice Schedule

Practice 1 - Friday 30 July

5:30-6:30 ET / 10:30-11:30 BST / 11:30-12:30 CEST

Practice 2 - Friday 30 July

9:00-10:00 ET / 14:00-15:00 BST / 15:00-16:00 CEST

Practice 3 - Saturday 31 July

6:00-7:00 ET / 11:00-12:00 BST / 12:00-13:00 CEST

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F1 2021 Standings

Following a dramatic British GP last week, the championship tables are looking tight.

Drivers' Championship Standings

Driver Constructor Points
Max VerstappenRed Bull185
Lewis HamiltonMercedes177
Lando NorrisMcLaren113
Valtteri BottasMercedes108
Sergio PerezRed Bull104
Charles LeclercFerrari80
Carlos Sainz JrFerrari68
Daniel RicciardoMcLaren50
Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri39
Sebastian VettelAston Martin30
Fernando AlonsoAlpine26
Lance StrollAston Martin18
Esetebn OconAlpine14
Yuki TsondaAlphaTauri10
Kimi RaikkonenAlfa Romeo1
Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo1

Constructors' Championship Standings

Constructor Pts
Red Bull289
Mercedes285
McLaren163
Ferrari148
AlphaTauri49
Aston Martin48
Alpine40
Alfa Romeo2

Hungarian Grand Prix Weekend Timetable

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Practice 1 - Friday, 30 July - 5:30-6:30am / 10:30-11:30am BST / 11:30am-12:30pm CET

Practice 2 - Friday, 30 July - 9-10am ET / 2-3pm BST / 3-4pm CET

Practice 3 - Saturday, 31 July - 6-7am ET / 11am-12pm BST / 12-1pm CET

Qualifying - Saturday, 31 July - 9-10am ET / 2-3pm BST / 3-4pm CET

Race - Sunday, 1 August - 9-11am ET / 2-4pm BST / 3-5pm CET

How to watch the Hungarian Grand Prix

You can watch the Hungarian Grand Prix and every other race, qualifying and practise sessions this season, on Sky Sports F1, which costs £18 per month on Sky TV, or £43 per month if you are new to Sky.

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You can also watch the Hungarian Grand Prix using Now TV, which offers Sky Sports Day Passes for £9.98, or monthly passes for £33.99.

Sky Sports Hungarian GP Schedule

  • Practice 1 - From 10am on Friday, 30 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Practice 2 - From 1:45pm on Friday, 30 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Practice 3 - From 10:45am on Saturday, 31 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Qualifying - From 1pm on Saturday, 31 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Grand Prix Sunday - From 12:30pm (Race at 2pm) on Sunday, 1 August (Sky Sports F1 HD)
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All times UK.

There will also be coverage of the Hungarian GP on Channel 4.

Channel 4 Hungarian GP Schedule

  • Hungarian Grand Prix Qualifying Highlights - 5:30pm on Saturday, 31 July
  • Hungarian Grand Prix Highlights - 6:30pm on Sunday, 1 August
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All times UK.

In the USA, it's ESPN that will be providing comprehensive coverage of the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix and provide races on every other circuit in the months to come.

ESPN Hungarian GP Schedule

  • Practice 1 - Friday, 30 July - From 5:25am (ESPN 2)
  • Practice 2 - Friday, 30 July - From 8:55am (ESPN U)
  • Practice 3 - Saturday, 31 July - From 5:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Qualifying - Saturday, 31 July - From 8:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Grand Prix Sunday - Sunday, 1 August - From 7:30am (race at 9am) (ESPN)
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All times Eastern.

US fans can also watch live F1 on YouTube TV, Sling TV and FuboTV.