The FIA has officially confirmed the names of who will be speaking in the usual Thursday and Friday press conferences ahead of the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix, which is scheduled to take place at the Hungaroring circuit on Sunday. Drivers face the press on Thursday, while Formula 1 team bosses, technical directors and engineers jump behind the microphones on Friday, following both free practice sessions at the Hungaroring track, located in Mogyorod, near Budapest.
On Thursday, we will see Fernando Alonso (McLaren), Marcus Ericsson (Sauber), Nico Hulkenberg (Renault) and Scuderia Ferrari German driver Sebastian Vettel in the first part of the conference. In the second part, the drivers facing the media will be Kevin Magnussen (Haas), Sergio Perez (Force India), Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren) and Max Verstappen (Red Bull).
Following the running on Friday, personnel from the teams will sit in the conference room. On this occasion, it is current chief technical director of Scuderia Ferrari, Mattia Binotto, alongside Pirelli racing manager Mario Isola and Frederic Vasseur (Sauber) in the first part, while Nick Chester (Renault), Paddy Lowe (Williams) and Paul Monaghan (Red Bull) will be present for the second part of the press conferences on Friday.
As usual, after the qualifying session on Saturday and the race on Sunday, there will be a further press conference for the drivers who finish in the top three of both sessions.