F1 Paddock Pass: Hungarian GP post-race (VIDEO)

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Following a scintillating Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, NBC Sports brings you the latest edition of our original online series “Paddock Pass” with pit reporter Will Buxton.

Sebastian Vettel stormed to his second victory of the season on Sunday, keeping his head while all about him lost theirs with a perfect display.

Ferrari’s win came as something of a surprise given Mercedes’ recent dominance and the form of Lewis Hamilton at the Hungaroring, but it was a fitting result for the Italian marque.

Just nine days after Jules Bianchi’s death at the age of 25, the paddock united for an emotional race, but Ferrari did its protege proud with an impressive display.

Mercedes came unstuck in Hungary, though, as both Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg hit trouble during the race to eventually limp home in sixth and eighth place respectively.

Rosberg had been poised to take the lead of the championship with just five laps to go, but a late run in with Daniel Ricciardo caused him to drop down the order in the closing stages of the race.

Hildebrand enters Indy 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing

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INDIANAPOLIS — J.R. Hildebrand will race in the Indianapolis 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in a second entry dedicated to the late Dan Gurney.

Hildebrand will pilot the No. 48 as a nod to the number used by Gurney, a racer, car builder and team owner who died in 2018. Hildebrand will be teammates with Sage Karam and his car will be sponsored by Salesforce.com.

Hildebrand has eight previous Indy 500 starts and was leading on the final lap as a rookie in 2011 when he crashed in the final turn. Dan Wheldon slipped past for the victory and Hildebrand finished second.

Hildebrand also drove for DRR last season.

DRR is also fielding the #24 Chevrolet in this year’s Indy 500 for Sage Karam.