Hungarian Grand Prix Schedule: When is the Next F1 Race After British GP?

Published 07/20/2021, 6:47 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 17, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen leads over Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc at the start of sprint qualifying REUTERS/Peter Cziborra


After the end of an action-packed race weekend at the British Grand Prix, the Formula 1 paddock will head towards Hungaroring for the Hungarian Grand Prix in two weeks’ time.

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Hungaroring is a 4.381 kilometer or 2.722 mile-long circuit and there will be a total of 70 laps. Since 1986, Hungary has regularly hosted the Grand Prix.

It is worth mentioning that the entire weekend will be partly cloudy; while there’s a 24% probability of rain on Friday, the percentage falls down to 16% and 18% on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. However, it is likely fans will hope for rain to spice up the whole race weekend.

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The maximum temperature will reach 30 degrees Celsius or 86 degrees Fahrenheit, while the minimum would be 17 or 62, respectively, during the whole weekend. The Hungarian Grand Prix will kick off on July 30, Friday, with Free Practice 1 commencing at 11:30 AM local time.

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Where and when to tune in for the Hungarian Grand Prix

In the United Kingdom, the live coverage of the Hungarian GP will commence on July 30, Friday, at 10:30 AM BST, and will be broadcasted on Sky Sports F1. Meanwhile, non-Sky subscribers can subscribe to F1 TV or will have to rely on highlights from Channel 4.

In the United States, the race will be broadcasted on ESPN and the live coverage will begin on July 30, Friday at 5:30 AM ET. Meanwhile, Americans can watch the highlights on the official channel of F1 on YouTube.

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Lando Norris of Great Britain driving the (4) McLaren F1 Team MCL35 Renault leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF1000 during qualifying for the F1 Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Leonhard Foeger/Pool via Getty Images)

Friday – July 30

  • Free Practice 1: 11:30-12:30 PM Local Time/ 10:30-11:30 AM BST/ 5:30 -6:30 AM ET
  • Free Practice 2: 3:00-4:00 PM Local Time/ 2:00-3:00 PM BST/ 9:00-10:00 AM ET

Saturday  – July 31

  • Free Practice 3: 12:00-1:00 PM Local Time / 11:00-12:00 PM BST/ 6:00-7:00 AM ET   
  • Qualifying: 3:00-4:00 PM Local Time/ 2:00-3:00 PM BST/ 9:00-10:00 AM ET  

Sunday – August 1

  • Main Race: 3:00 PM Local Time/ 2:00 PM BST/ 9:00 AM ET

Red Bull will look to bounce back at Hungary GP

Red Bull had a disastrous weekend at British GP. First, their star driver Max Verstappen was involved in a massive crash at Copse in the opening lap. Then, Sergio Perez, who started the race behind Nikita Mazepin, could only secure one point for the Milton-Keynes outfit for the fastest lap.

Their arch-rivals Mercedes, on the other hand, secured victory in their backyard to end Red Bull’s five-race winning streak.

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Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 18, 2021. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen before the race Pool via REUTERS/Lars Baron.

However, it would be an uphill task for Red Bull to win at Hungaroring; Lewis Hamilton has won in Hungary a record eight times. In addition, Silver Arrows have decreased Red Bull’s lead in the constructors’ championship to just four points.

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Who will emerge victorious at Hungarian Grand Prix? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Pingaksh Sharma

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Pingaksh Sharma is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been following this sport since India hosted the Grand Prix in 2012 and has been an ardent supporter of the eventual race winner, Sebastian Vettel. He is also a fan of Max Verstappen and Red Bull and hopes the former breaks the Lewis Hamilton dominance.

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