Formula 1 Comes To Town

  • 27 Jul 2018 11:17 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Formula 1 Comes To Town
Tens of thousands of tourists have descended on Budapest as the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix gets underway today at the Mogyoród racetrack.

A big snarl-up developed in the vicinity of the Hungaroring at Mogyoród on Thursday afternoon, and police will impose traffic restrictions in the vicinity of the track and on roads leading there from Friday morning.

Pest county police press spokesman Tamás András told a press conference at Mogyoród that the local force will be assisted by the Emergency Police, Bács county police, as well as Austrian, Slovak, Romanian and Polish police.

Police are asking visitors not to leave any valuables in their parked cars.

The official programme starts at 11 a.m. Friday with the first time trials followed at 3 p.m. with the second time trials and at noon on Saturday with the third practice run.

The race itself begins with a roar of engines at 3:10 p.m. Sunday.

All race events of the weekend will be broadcast live on M4 Sport channel.

MTI Photo: Kovács Tamás

Related links

Video: Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring, 27 - 29 July

  • How does this content make you feel?

XpatLoop Media Partner

Hungary Around the Clock

Since 1995 Hungary Around the Clock has proven to be one of the most comprehensive sources of daily English-language news about Hungary. It covers ongoing domestic politics and foreign relations, as well as business and economic matters. For a free trial of HATC visit www.hatc.hu and click on 'Free Trial Subscription’.