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STRATEGY GUIDE: What are the possible race strategies for the 2023 Hungarian Grand Prix?

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Rob Burnett
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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: Ferrari mechanics prepare for a pit stop in the pit lane during the

Two red flags and wet weather meant the drivers didn’t get much running in first practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix, while a trial aimed at reducing tyre usage is another variable the teams have to cope with in Budapest this weekend. So let’s take a look at the strategy options they have on race day at the Hungaroring…

What’s the quickest strategy?

As the chart below shows, the quickest strategy this weekend in Hungary is a two stopper, starting on the medium tyre for between 17 and 24 laps, before switching to the hard tyre for around 20 to 30 laps, then a final stop for another set of hards.

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