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BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary’s leader: EU seeks to undermine border defense tasks

BUDAPEST, Hungary— Hungary’s prime minister claimed Monday that the European Union is seeking to take over the defense of the bloc’s external borders from some countries in order to facilitate the entry of migrants. Viktor Orban, a staunch opponent of immigration, said during the inaugural meeting of parliament’s fall session that EU bureaucrats “don’t want … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary’s leader: EU seeks to undermine border defense tasks

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton heads into F1 break with comfortable lead on Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary  — Lewis Hamilton heads into Formula One’s summer break with a comfortable 24-point lead over rival Sebastian Vettel after cruising to victory from pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton was untroubled as he secured a second straight win, his fifth of the season and 67th overall. Vettel was second. … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton heads into F1 break with comfortable lead on Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to extend lead over rival Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton was untroubled as he secured a second straight win, fifth of the season and 67th overall. But Mercedes missed out on a 1-2 as Valtteri Bottas was overtaken by Vettel and … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to extend lead over rival Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Bottas

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Lewis Hamilton produced a brilliant last lap to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in difficult track conditions on Saturday. Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff could hardly believe it as he watched from the team motorhome, clutching his head in disbelief as Hamilton … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Bottas

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian GP: Vettel fastest in 3rd practice, Hamilton 4th

BUDAPEST, Hungary— Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in third and final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. Vettel was 0.059 seconds quicker than Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and 0.144 quicker than Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen. It was a boost for Vettel, who is battling for the Formula … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian GP: Vettel fastest in 3rd practice, Hamilton 4th

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Force India still racing in Hungary despite court hearing

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Force India team is racing in this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix despite being placed into administration amid ongoing financial problems. The Silverstone-based team went into administration following a court hearing late Friday in London. “We shall be engaging with key stakeholders on an urgent basis to secure the best outcome for … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Force India still racing in Hungary despite court hearing

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Vettel quickest for Ferrari in 2nd practice for Hungarian GP

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Sebastian Vettel led second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes again struggled for speed on Friday. On a day of mourning for Ferrari, following the death this week of former president Sergio Marchionne, Vettel was faster than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. The same three drivers had also … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Vettel quickest for Ferrari in 2nd practice for Hungarian GP

BUDAPEST, Hungar | Ricciardo best in first Hungarian GP practice, Vettel 2nd

BUDAPEST, Hungar — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo was fastest in the first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday. The narrow Hungaroring track is among the most difficult to overtake on in Formula One, and considered more favorable to cars with a strong downforce like Red Bull and Ferrari. Ricciardo was followed by … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungar | Ricciardo best in first Hungarian GP practice, Vettel 2nd