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Hungaroring Speed Trap: who is the fastest of them all?

Balance supersedes top speed when it comes to the Hungaroring and its notoriously twisty layout, but good velocity down the main straight is still a handy asset. Top speed will help set up an overtaking opportunity at Budapest's Turn 1, the only corner on the 15-turn, 4.381km track where a driver stands a reasonable chance of passing a rival. But with so much more time to gain overall around the track's twisty section, especially in qualifying as grid position is paramount, aero configuration and set-up work is focused first and foremost on a car's handling. In qualifying, poleman Lewis Hamilton was just 1.5 km/h faster than Max Verstappen's Red Bull down the main straight, which, added to...
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