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 Results 2008 Overview

Overview


Date: August 3, 2008
Round: 11
Championship race: 796

Weather: Sunny, Hot, Dry

Perimeter: 4381 m
Laps: 70
Distance: 306.63 km


Driver Car / Engine Time
Win: 23 H.Kovalainen McLaren/Mercedes 1:37'27.067 all results
Pole position: 22 Lewis Hamilton McLaren/Mercedes 1'20.899 all results
Fastest lap: 1 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1'21.195 all results

Racereport


Kovalainen inherits Hungarian GP win

Heikki Kovalainen took a shock first Formula One victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix after the dominant Felipe Massa suffered an engine failure with three laps to go and Lewis Hamilton fell back with a puncture.

The late drama allowed Timo Glock to take his maiden podium in second place, as the Toyota driver fended off Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari in the closing stages.

Although Hamilton had dominated most of the weekend, it was Massa who surged to the front as soon as the lights went out...

Read the full race report here...


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