ADVERTISEMENT

Changes to Hungaroring circuit unlikely

Parliament

Changes to the circuit of the Hungaroring Formula 1 race track in Mogyoród, near Budapest, will probably not be necessary to ensure Hungary can renew its F-1 contract for 2017-2021, Zsolt Gyulay, who heads the track's operator, said on commercial television on Monday. Gyulay was quick to add that changes to the circuit had not been excluded entirely. “It must be thought through,” he told Digi Sport. He said improvements at the track must be made, but these could include extending the home stretch or raising the level of services. Improvements that present an “unbelievably large burden” to the state or the company cannot be made; nor can changes to the circuit be started that cannot be completed by the 2014 race, he added. Late last year, Hungaroring Sport deputy-CEO Júlia Gazsi said the circuit could be extended to include more passing zones and close to 20 turns. At present, the circuit has 13 turns.

ADVERTISEMENT

Pressure increasing on CFOs - PwC survey Analysis

Pressure increasing on CFOs - PwC survey

Márki-Zay wins opposition primary Elections

Márki-Zay wins opposition primary

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead Appointments

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead

Capital sees urban exodus during pandemic City

Capital sees urban exodus during pandemic

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.