Hungarian Grand Prix Winners List: Who is the most successful F1 driver?

The Hungarian Grand Prix is a Formula One World Championship race held in Hungary at the Hungaroring. It was first held in 1936 in a park in Budapest. The ensuing world war stopped Grand Prix racing in the country for 50 years. The Hungarian Grand Prix weekend starts on Friday, 30 July 2023. Ahead of the season, let see the Hungarian Grand Prix winners list.

It made a return in 1986 and has been a mainstay in the F1 calendar to this day. Held at the twisty and narrow Hungaroring near Budapest. The track has few overtaking opportunities and is a tricky one to navigate. Currently, the Grand Prix has a deal that will see itself on the calendar till 2027.

Most successful Formula 1 Driver at the Hungarian GP

Lewis Hamilton

The Britton has enjoyed unparalleled success on the circuit, winning it 8 times. Lewis Hamilton will be hoping it stops a charge from Verstappen to win his 9th Hungarian Grand Prix. The title race is in full swing, and just 8 points are separating the 2 drivers, and it looks all set to be a cracking race.



Years won


 Lewis Hamilton

2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020


 Michael Schumacher

1994, 1998, 2001, 2004


 Ayrton Senna

1988, 1991, 1992


 Nelson Piquet

1986, 1987

 Damon Hill

1993, 1995

 Jacques Villeneuve

1996, 1997

 Mika Häkkinen

1999, 2000

 Jenson Button

2006, 2011

 Sebastian Vettel

2015, 2017

Hungarian Grand Prix Winners List

1986 Nelson Piquet Williams-Honda
1987 Nelson Piquet Williams-Honda
1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
1989 Nigel Mansell Ferrari
1990 Thierry Boutsen Williams-Renault
1991 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
1992 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda
1993 Damon Hill Williams-Renault
1994 Michael Schumacher Benetton-Ford
1995 Damon Hill Williams-Renault
1996 Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault
1997 Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Renault
1998 Michael Schumacher Ferrari
1999 Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes
2000 Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes
2001 Michael Schumacher Ferrari
2002 Rubens Barrichello Ferrari
2003 Fernando Alonso Renault
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari
2005 Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes
2006 Jenson Button Honda
2007 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
2008 Heikki Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes
2009 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
2010 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault
2011 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes
2012 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes
2013 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2014 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault
2015 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari
2016 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2017 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari
2018 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2019 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes
2020 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes

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