Károly Méhes

Károly Méhes (born 1965) is a Hungarian F1 journalist and author. He has been covering F1 since 1990 for Hungarian and international magazines (The Paddock Magazine) and is also an expert for the Hungarian broadcaster. Since 1998, Méhes has published two dozen Formula 1 books, most recently a popular volume of interviews about Gilles Villeneuve (Pitch Publishing 2018). He lives in Pécs, South Hungary.

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1986 Hungarian GP: When F1 ventured behind the Iron Curtain

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1986 Hungarian GP: When F1 ventured behind the Iron Curtain

Only Monaco and Monza have featured continuously on the F1 calendar for longer than the Hungaroring. Let’s take a look back at the first race in 1986, which attracted 200,000 fans from all over the Eastern Bloc.

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Imola, mio amore: 1993 San Marino GP trip report

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Imola, mio amore: 1993 San Marino GP trip report

In 1993, Hungarian motorsport journalist Károly Méhes travelled to Imola for the San Marino Grand Prix. He recounts happy memories of his first race outside Hungary at the infamous Italian track where Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger lost their lives just one year later.

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