Formula1 pilots celebrated the 31st GP weekend in Budapest

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Formula1 drivers celebrate the 31st Grand Prix weekend in Budapest

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Just like in the previous years, the elegant Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace gave home to the HUBLOT GR1D CLUB™’s exclusive Race After Party – an event series only hosted at the world’s chicest clubs during the most glamorous Formula® 1 Grand Prix weekends.

Sergio Perez (Photo: Buddha Bar)
Sergio Perez (Photo: Buddha Bar Budapest)

The prominent members of the F1® world celebrated the 31st Hungarian Grand Prix weekend with a huge and glamorous party in the company of celebrities and hundreds of Formula 1® fans. Among the crowd you could spot familiar faces and regular guests like the Formula 1® drivers Sergio Perez (Sahara Force India F1® Team), Valtteri Bottas (Williams Martini Racing), Marcus Ericsson (Sauber F1® Team), Carlos Sainz (Scuderia Toro Rosso), Nico Hülkenberg (Sahara Force India F1® Team) and this year’s Hungarian GP winner, Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One® Team)!

Valtteri Bottas (Photo: Buddha Bar Budapest)
Valtteri Bottas (Photo: Buddha Bar Budapest)

The line of the lovers of horsepower doesn’t end with the heroes of the F1® world, as several GP2 and SP3 Series™ drivers – Pierre Gasly (GP2 Series™ Hungarian Race 1 Winner), Norman Nato (GP2 Series™ Hungarian Race 2 Podium Finisher), Sean Gelael and Steijn Schothorst – attended to the chic party as well, besides Paul Hembery (Pirelli Motorsport Director), Gianluca Di Tondo (Senior Director Global Heineken® Brand), Kai Ebel (F1® Pundit, Reporter and Presenter) and local celebrities like Balázs Dzsudzsák, the captain of the Hungarian National Football Team, and Gábor Talmácsi, former grand prix motorcycle winner and world champion.

Formula1 afterparty, Carlos Sainz
Carlos Sainz (Photo: Buddha Bar Budapest)
Gábor Talmácsi (Photo: Buddha Bar Budapest)
Gábor Talmácsi (Photo: Buddha Bar Budapest)

Unmatched atmosphere and unforgettable memories were guaranteed as besides lining up international DJs, guests were entertained with spectacular dance performances and show elements courtesy of the guest artists of Buddha-Bar Budapest. At the most wanted party of the city’s nightlife pulsing beats and crowd-pleaser hits were provided by the official DJ of Red Bull Racing – EROK, racing driver and special guest DJ – Giedo van der Garde, and the resident of Buddha-Bar Budapest – DJ Mada.

The party of the year lasted until the early hours, where hundreds of guests enjoyed the premium selection of beverages and signature cocktails, the finest dishes and the fascinating entertainment. Seeing the pictures taken at this fabulous night, it is obvious that it was a night to remember, and the crowd just cannot wait next year’s race after party.