Russian pilot team of world Cup racing in the class of cars “Formula 1″ Red bull’s Daniil Kvyat’s first career podium on the stage “Royal races, finishing in the Grand Prix of Hungary second.
Kvyat also showed the best result among Russians in the history “Formulas-1″. Vitaly Petrov was third at the Grand Prix of Australia in 2011.
“The first podium is a great achievement, I feel great emotion, – quotes the words of Daniel f1news.ru. – To be honest, I thought after the first turn, my race is over, because there was a strong vibration, but the team was asked to attack. Someone said to never give up, but until today, I did not understand what these words mean in reality”.
Winning the race was won by German Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari, was third partner Kvyat’s team-Australian Daniel Ricciardo.
This success has allowed Vettel (160) to close the gap in the overall standings from the leading pilots of the Mercedes – Lewis Hamilton (202) and Nico Rosberg (181).
Before the start of the race pilots “Formulas-1″ and a moment of silence in memory of deceased French driver Jules Bianchi. They put helmets on the pavement and stood in a circle.
“Thank you all! It was a difficult year, a difficult race. Our team deserved this podium, said after the finish Kvyat. – First of all, I want to dedicate this result to Jules Bianchi and his family. We have lost a wonderful guy and a great racer – my thoughts are with him right now”.
Bianchi died July 17 in a hospital in nice after nine months in a coma, in which the pilot fell into the accident. On 21 July he was buried in nice.