The Hungarian GP preview
In our new and improved F1 preview, read how the battle between Brawn and the charging Red Bulls is shaping up for Sunday's race at the Hungaroring
Jenson Button couldn't have picked a better place to consolidate his world championship lead, as Budapest is hot around this time of year. With the relatively low temperatures in the British and German Grands Prix hindering the Brawns, and Red Bull's upgrade blitz giving Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel what might now be the fastest car on the grid in all conditions, he heads to the Hungaroring desperately needing to stabilise his 21-point lead in the standings.
That will be the story of this weekend. If Red Bull check out in hot conditions at a track well-suited to the low-speed strengths of the Brawn BGP 001, the team that Ross built is going to have to hit back with its own no-holds-barred development push to have any chance of hanging on to its championship lead.
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