Technical analysis: Hungarian GP

Technical analysis: Hungarian GP

Craig Scarborough looks at the updates and technical changes seen at the Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2009 regulations did little to reduce the processional nature of the Hungarian Grand Prix, save for some KERS-assisted overtaking off the start line. The cooler than usual temperature led to tyre problems or many teams, most of whom brought slightly revised wings to the race to increase the amount of downforce.

The Massa accident

The incident that preceded Massa's crash was the failure of the rear heave damper on Rubens Barrichello's Brawn. The heave spring fell out of the back of the car and onto the track, and was subsequently hit by Massa at 162mph.

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