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  1. Alonso’s push all in vain as McLaren struggles again in Hungarian GP qualifying (VIDEO)

    Jul 25, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 25:  Fernando Alonso of McLaren and Spain breaks down during Qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 25, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Peter Fox/Getty Images)

    Alonso pushed his car back to the garage in Q2 after stopping at pit entry.

  2. Williams hoping for better pace on Sunday after tough qualifying in Hungary

    Jul 25, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    Williams Martini Racing's Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas drives during the third practice session at the Hungaroring circuit  near Budapest on July 25, 2015, on the eve of the  Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix. 
 AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK        (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bottas and Massa content, but by no means comfortable, with P6 and P8 on the grid.

  3. Ricciardo confident of fighting Ferrari for Hungarian GP podium finish

    Jul 25, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 25:  Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 25, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

    Ricciardo matched his best qualifying result of the season on Saturday, finishing fourth.

  4. Vettel bounces back from Friday struggles to qualify third in Hungary

    Jul 25, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

    Ferrari's German driver Sebastian Vettel  reacts after the qualifying session at the Hungaroring circuit  near Budapest on July 25, 2015, on the eve of the  Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix. 
AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC        (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

    Ferrari able to see off Red Bull’s threat in qualifying as Vettel finishes third.

  5. Rosberg baffled by lack of pace in Hungary qualifying, but happy to shadow Hamilton’s strategy

    Jul 25, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 25:  Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP prepares in the garage during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 25, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

    Rosberg finishes half a second behind teammate and pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton in qualifying on Saturday at the Hungaroring.

  6. Hamilton hails further improvement on Mercedes car after capturing pole in Hungary

    Jul 25, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton reacts after the qualifying session at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest on July 25, 2015, on the eve of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix. Defending world champion and series leader Lewis Hamilton bidding for a record fifth Hungarian Grand Prix victory will start from pole for Sunday's race after posting the fastest time in qualifying. 
AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC        (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

    British driver credits his team after he dominates qualifying at the Hungaroring.

  7. Hamilton storms to fifth straight pole position in Hungary

    Jul 25, 2015, 9:09 AM EDT

    xxxx during qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 25, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Hamilton on pole for a fifth time in Hungary and the 47th time in his career.

  8. WATCH LIVE: Hungarian GP qualifying on CNBC and Live Extra from 8am ET

    Jul 25, 2015, 7:45 AM EDT

    Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton (R) drives ahead of his teammate German driver Nico Rosberg (L) during the third practice session on July 25, 2015 at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest on the eve of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.    
AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK        (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Lewis Hamilton goes in search of his fifth pole position at the Hungaroring on Saturday.

  9. Horner: No Renault power unit updates until Russia

    Jul 25, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

    xxxx during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Red Bull will have to wait before any improvements are made to its Renault power unit.

  10. Hamilton completes practice hat-trick in Hungary

    Jul 25, 2015, 6:02 AM EDT

    Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton  drives during the second practice session at the Hungaroring circuit  in Budapest on July 24, 2015, ahead of the  Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC        (Photo credit should read ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hamilton makes it three from three in practice on Saturday morning.

  11. WATCH LIVE: FP3 for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Live Extra from 5am ET

    Jul 25, 2015, 4:45 AM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 24:  A message in memory of Jules Bianchi is displayed on the car of Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

    Can Lewis Hamilton complete a clean sweep of practice sessions on Saturday morning in Hungary?

  12. Button and Alonso upbeat after positive Friday for McLaren in Hungary

    Jul 24, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT

    McLaren Honda's British driver Jenson Button competes during the second practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race on July 24, 2015 at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod.  AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK        (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Progress at McLaren as Alonso breaks into the top ten on Friday in Hungary.

  13. Vettel sure Ferrari will find rhythm before Hungary qualifying

    Jul 24, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 24:  Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari drives during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

    The Italian team endured a difficult Friday at the Hungaroring as a number of problems blighted its running.

  14. Red Bull buoyed by impressive Hungary practice pace

    Jul 24, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 24:  Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

    Daniel Ricciardo will face no engine penalty despite suffering a failure towards the end of FP2.

  15. Hulkenberg: B-spec Force India living up to expectations

    Jul 24, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    xxxx during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Force India introduced its new car at the British Grand Prix three weeks ago.

  16. Hamilton strong as Rosberg struggles on mixed Friday for Mercedes in Hungary

    Jul 24, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 24:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives ahead of Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

    The British driver finished at the top of the timesheets in FP1 and FP2 on Friday.

  17. Bottas unsure where Ferrari rumors are coming from

    Jul 24, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

    xxxx during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 23, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Bottas is reported to have signed a deal with Ferrari for 2016 after Williams agreed to release him from his contract one year early.

  18. Hamilton on top again in second Hungary practice

    Jul 24, 2015, 9:31 AM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 24:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

    Hamilton continues to dominate at the Hungaroring as Red Bull emerges as a surprise challenger to Mercedes.

  19. Force India sits out FP2 in Hungary after Perez crash

    Jul 24, 2015, 8:18 AM EDT

    Circuit marshals remove a crashed car of Sahara Force India F1 Team from the circuit during the first practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race on July 24, 2015 at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod.  AFP PHOTO / FERENC ISZA        (Photo credit should read FERENC ISZA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Team elects not to run either of its cars as it continues to investigate the cause of Perez’s crash in FP1.

  20. WATCH LIVE: FP2 for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Live Extra from 8am ET

    Jul 24, 2015, 7:45 AM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 24:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP sits in his car in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

    Hamilton looks to double up in second practice at the Hungaroring.

  21. Perez walks away unharmed from flip in Hungary (VIDEO)

    Jul 24, 2015, 6:13 AM EDT

    Circuit marshals clean up around a crashed car of Sahara Force India F1 Team during the first practice session of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race on July 24, 2015 at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod.  AFP PHOTO / FERENC ISZA        (Photo credit should read FERENC ISZA/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Force India driver suffers a bizarre accident in practice at the Hungaroring on Friday morning.

  22. Hamilton fastest, Perez rolls in first Hungarian GP practice

    Jul 24, 2015, 5:30 AM EDT

    xxxx during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 24, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

    The British driver goes in search of a fifth win at the Hungaroring this weekend.

  23. WATCH LIVE: FP1 for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Live Extra from 4am ET

    Jul 24, 2015, 3:45 AM EDT

    NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 04:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP walks to the garage from the motorhome during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone Circuit on July 4, 2015 in Northampton, England.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

    The Hungarian GP weekend kicks off with practice on Friday morning.

  24. F1 Paddock Pass: Hungarian Grand Prix (VIDEO)

    Jul 23, 2015, 5:23 PM EDT

    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - JULY 23:  Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP speaks with members of the media in the paddock during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 23, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

    Will Buxton brings you all of the news, interviews and analysis ahead of this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix in the latest edition of Paddock Pass.

  25. Massa relaxed about his future in F1 with Williams

    Jul 23, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT

    xxxx during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of Hungary at Hungaroring on July 23, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.

    Brazilian driver believes he will race for Williams in 2016.