How Hungarian GP thriller sounded alarm bell for F1 2022 cars
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How Hungarian GP thriller sounded alarm bell for F1 2022 cars

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OPINION: The 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix may not have been a thrill-a-minute overtaking fest, but it's a race that will live long in the memory as one of the best of the current era of Formula 1. And as Formula 1 moves to regulations in 2022 aimed at boosting overtaking, Hungary showed the balance it must strike with its new machinery as not to deny similarly tense spectacles

In the blink of an eye, and an expensive few crunches of carbon fibre at Turn 1, the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix turned into a Formula 1 race of the ages.

The drama of that smash, the bizarre scene of Lewis Hamilton forming up on the restarted grid all alone, Esteban Ocon's calmness under pressure, and some frenetic defensive work from Fernando Alonso helped deliver an afternoon that will not be forgotten for a while.

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