Hot, hot, hot in Hungary

The weather for this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix will be hot. Hot and sunny. The weather for the Hungarian Grand Prix has always been hot and sunny. In fact, not a drop of rain has fallen over the Hungaroring GP weekend during the 15 years of the event's history

Hot, hot, hot in Hungary

After the excitement of Hockenheim, Sunday's race will do well to better the crazed German GP of two weeks ago. Much of the excitement was down to the idiot in the mac invading the track, but unpredictable weather also played its part.

Unpredictable weather will not interfere with proceedings in Budapest as sun, sun and more sun is the forecast. Rain may have helped Rubens Barrichello to his maiden win in Germany, but Ferrari will have no clouds to hide behind in Hungary.

The twisty, low-grip and low-downforce nature of the Hungaroring circuit makes overtaking difficult and with air temperatures set to reach 28 degrees celsius during qualifying, tyre selection will become all important as the track temperature nudges towards 40 degrees.

The weather will get hotter still on race day, with - you guessed it - bright sunshine forecast, and temperatures set to soar, pushing up towards 32 degrees

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