RACE DEBRIEF

    Round 13 of this fascinating 2022 Formula 1 World Championship heads to Budapest this weekend for the Hungarian Grand Prix, but what weather conditions can the drivers expect at the Hungaroring?

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    The forecast for the weekend does not make for great reading for the spectators, as while you can expect a lot of sun on Friday, rain is expected to hit the Hungaroring over the course of the weekend. Scroll down for a detailed weather forecast.

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    The weather forecast for the 2022 Hungarian Grand Prix

    2022 Hungarian Grand Prix weekend weather forecast

    FRIDAY, JULY 29 – FP1 AND FP2 WEATHER
    Conditions: Hot and sunny weather with very few clouds and gusts of wind. FP1: 33°C // FP2: 34°C
    Maximum temperature expected: 34 Celsius
    Minimum temperature expected: 20 Celsius
    Chance of rain: 0%

    SATURDAY, JULY 30 – FP3 AND QUALIFYING WEATHER
    Conditions: Rain expected to hit the track in the morning, with a high chance of thunderstorms and heavy showers throughout the day. FP3: 23°C // Q: 25°C
    Maximum temperature expected: 25 Celsius
    Minimum temperature expected: 20 Celsius
    Chance of rain: 80%

    SUNDAY, JULY 31 – RACE WEATHER
    Conditions: A high chance of a rain shower in the afternoon. Race air temp: 27°C
    Maximum temperature expected: 27 Celsius
    Minimum temperature expected: 19 Celsius
    Chance of rain: 20%