1992 Hungarian Grand Prix

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Hungary  1992 Hungarian Grand Prix
Race details
Race 11 of 16 in the 1992 Formula One season
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Date 16 August 1992
Official name VIII Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj
Location Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary
Course Permanent race track
Course length 3.978 km (2.482 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 306.306 km (191.083 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver Williams-Renault
Time 1:15.476
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault
Time 1:18.308 on lap 63
Podium
First McLaren-Honda
Second Williams-Renault
Third McLaren-Honda

The 1992 Hungarian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Hungaroring on 16 August 1992. It was the eleventh round of the 1992 Formula One season. Nigel Mansell clinched the Drivers' Championship by finishing the race in second position, behind McLaren's Ayrton Senna.

Classification[edit]

Pre Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time
1 15 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Fondmetal-Ford 1:22.412
2 14 Belgium Eric van de Poele Fondmetal-Ford 1:23.398
3 30 Japan Ukyo Katayama Larrousse-Lamborghini 1:24.421
4 34 Brazil Roberto Moreno Moda-Judd 1:25.567
5 35 United Kingdom Perry McCarthy Moda-Judd No time

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Williams-Renault 1:15.476 -
2 5 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault 1:15.643 +0.167
3 1 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda 1:16.267 +0.791
4 19 Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford 1:16.524 +1.048
5 2 Austria Gerhard Berger McLaren-Honda 1:17.277 +1.801
6 20 United Kingdom Martin Brundle Benetton-Ford 1:18.148 +2.672
7 9 Italy Michele Alboreto Footwork-Mugen-Honda 1:18.604 +3.128
8 25 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Ligier-Renault 1:18.616 +3.140
9 27 France Jean Alesi Ferrari 1:18.665 +3.189
10 28 Italy Ivan Capelli Ferrari 1:18.765 +3.289
11 26 France Érik Comas Ligier-Renault 1:18.902 +3.426
12 15 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Fondmetal-Ford 1:19.123 +3.647
13 12 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Lotus-Ford 1:19.143 +3.667
14 10 Japan Aguri Suzuki Footwork-Mugen-Honda 1:19.200 +3.724
15 29 France Bertrand Gachot Larrousse-Lamborghini 1:19.365 +3.889
16 11 Finland Mika Häkkinen Lotus-Ford 1:19.587 +4.111
17 17 France Paul Belmondo March-Ilmor 1:19.626 +4.150
18 14 Belgium Eric van de Poele Fondmetal-Ford 1:19.776 +4.300
19 4 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Tyrrell-Ilmor 1:19.867 +4.391
20 30 Japan Ukyo Katayama Larrousse-Lamborghini 1:19.990 +4.514
21 33 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin Jordan-Yamaha 1:20.023 +4.547
22 3 France Olivier Grouillard Tyrrell-Ilmor 1:20.063 +4.587
23 16 Austria Karl Wendlinger March-Ilmor 1:20.315 +4.839
24 32 Italy Stefano Modena Jordan-Yamaha 1:20.707 +5.231
25 8 United Kingdom Damon Hill Brabham-Judd 1:20.781 +5.305
26 22 Italy Pierluigi Martini Dallara-Ferrari 1:20.988 +5.512
DNQ 24 Italy Gianni Morbidelli Minardi-Lamborghini 1:21.246 +5.770
DNQ 21 Finland JJ Lehto Dallara-Ferrari 1:21.288 +5.812
DNQ 23 Italy Alessandro Zanardi Minardi-Lamborghini 1:21.756 +6.280
DNQ 34 Brazil Roberto Moreno Moda-Judd 1:22.286 +6.810
DNPQ 35 United Kingdom Perry McCarthy Moda-Judd

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda 77 1:46:19.216 3 10
2 5 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Renault 77 + 40.139 2 6
3 2 Austria Gerhard Berger McLaren-Honda 77 + 50.782 5 4
4 11 Finland Mika Häkkinen Lotus-Ford 77 + 54.313 16 3
5 20 United Kingdom Martin Brundle Benetton-Ford 77 + 57.498 6 2
6 28 Italy Ivan Capelli Ferrari 76 + 1 Lap 10 1
7 9 Italy Michele Alboreto Footwork-Mugen-Honda 75 + 2 Laps 7  
8 4 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Tyrrell-Ilmor 75 + 2 Laps 19  
9 17 France Paul Belmondo March-Ilmor 74 + 3 Laps 17  
10 33 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin Jordan-Yamaha 73 + 4 Laps 21  
11 8 United Kingdom Damon Hill Brabham-Judd 73 + 4 Laps 25  
Ret 19 Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford 63 Broken wing 4  
Ret 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Williams-Renault 55 Engine 1  
Ret 22 Italy Pierluigi Martini Dallara-Ferrari 40 Gearbox 26  
Ret 30 Japan Ukyo Katayama Larrousse-Lamborghini 35 Engine 20  
Ret 27 France Jean Alesi Ferrari 14 Spun off 9  
Ret 29 France Bertrand Gachot Larrousse-Lamborghini 13 Collision 15  
Ret 10 Japan Aguri Suzuki Footwork-Mugen-Honda 13 Collision 14  
Ret 3 France Olivier Grouillard Tyrrell-Ilmor 13 Collision 22  
Ret 16 Austria Karl Wendlinger March-Ilmor 13 Collision 23  
Ret 32 Italy Stefano Modena Jordan-Yamaha 13 Collision 24  
Ret 14 Belgium Eric van de Poele Fondmetal-Ford 2 Spun Off 18  
Ret 25 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Ligier-Renault 0 Collision 8  
Ret 26 France Érik Comas Ligier-Renault 0 Collision 11  
Ret 15 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Fondmetal-Ford 0 Collision 12  
Ret 12 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Lotus-Ford 0 Collision 13  
DNQ 24 Italy Gianni Morbidelli Minardi-Lamborghini    
DNQ 21 Finland JJ Lehto Dallara-Ferrari    
DNQ 23 Italy Alessandro Zanardi Minardi-Lamborghini    
DNQ 34 Brazil Roberto Moreno Moda-Judd    
DNPQ 35 United Kingdom Perry McCarthy Moda-Judd    

Notes[edit]

  • Lap leaders: Riccardo Patrese 38 (1-38), Ayrton Senna 39 (39-77)
  • Last pole position: Riccardo Patrese
  • Last points: Ivan Capelli
  • With his second place, Nigel Mansell clinched the 1992 F1 Drivers Championship, after more career starts than any other champion.
  • For the first time since 1986, the Driver's title was not decided in Japan.
  • This was the last time when a driver failed to pre-qualify.
  • This was the last race for Damon Hill in 1992.
  • This was the Brabham team's last race. Damon Hill ran its only car as his teammate Eric van de Poele had joined the Fondmetal team. Andrea Chiesa made way for the Belgian in the Fondmetal.
  • For the last time in their F1 history, neither of the Minardi Cars made the field.
  • This was the last race that required Pre-Qualifying

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Bold text indicates the World Champions.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]


Previous race:
1992 German Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1992 season
Next race:
1992 Belgian Grand Prix
Previous race:
1991 Hungarian Grand Prix
Hungarian Grand Prix Next race:
1993 Hungarian Grand Prix