John Woods | Apr 21, 2019 | 0
Raikkonen will ride with a Ferrari on Chain Bridge
Finnish Formula 1 driver will hold his demonstration with the 2012 Ferrari model on the May 1st Great Race. It starts from the Castle Garden Bazaar and then goes back and forth on Chain Bridge, hvg.hu says.
On May Day, there will be the Great Race featuring technical sports in Budapest. This time, Kimi Raikkonen, the Finnish Formula 1 Ferrari driver and Daniil Kvjat, Russian Red Bull pilot will be circling – it was told on a press conference in Budapest on Thursday.
Prior to the Hungarian race weekend of the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), aerobatic and military air demonstrations will be held in the morning, and besides the Formula 1 program, participants of automotive and motorsports will entertain the audience.
Zsolt Gyulay, president and CEO of the organizing Hungaroring Sport Zrt said: Raikkonen Kvjat and will hold the demonstration with the 2012 models. He added this would be the first event of Hungaroring this year. In addition to F1 and WTCC, competitors of the truck European Championship will also visit the racing track of Mogyorod, the pilots of the Red Bull Air Race World Aerobatic Championship will compete above the Danube too, hvg.hu says.
The center of the Great Race will be the Castle Garden Bazaar, from there the racers start through the Chain Bridge Street to the Clark Adam Square, go back and forth on Chain Bridge, then they continue the rush on the Buda lower quay, on the track between Chain Bridge and Elisabeth Bridge.
Other places of interest
The Formula 1 cars are scheduled to race twice along the route, but the visitors can also see the whole field of WTCC with Norbert Michelisz, Norbert Kiss truck European Champion and his teammate Benedek Major behind the wheel of the 1100 horsepower monsters and one of the race car from NASCAR racing series, which is popular in the USA, will be seen too. In the morning air show, the Hungarian Army will participate, but Flying Bulls, special flying corps of Red Bull will also attend it, and Peter Besenyei, Zoltan Veres and Tamas Illes Hungarian aerobatic World Champions will also hold a demonstration.
based on the article of hvg.hu
translated by BA