According to the official data a record number 19,200 runners entered the 2012 Spar Marathon in Budapest, which took place on 7 October. Just after the start, the rummer in Andrássy street (Photo: MTI) This year the fastest runner was Gábor Józsa (2h 21m 6s), while among the women Tímea Merényi (2h 49m 30s) won […]
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Bendegúz, the best bull rider in Europe
Everybody knows that Hungarians are good horse riders. They are good at bulls too. Now, it is official. Some weeks ago the 19-year old David Lakatos, who uses the nickname “Bendegúz” won the title of the best European bull rider. The competition took place in France, and the trophy means Bendegúz has a good chance […]
National Gallop in Budapest
A lady rider Jennifer Vass won this year’s National Gallop in Hungary. The lady represented Budapest Ferencváros in this unique race that takes place every year in Heroes’ Square. Some years ago I visited the Italian town Sienna. In this picturesque historic town every year there is a horse race called Palio. Ten horses and […]
Snapshots and results of the 2012 Hungarian Formul...
The British Lewis Hamilton won the 27th Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring track of Mogyoród near Budapest on Sunday. Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), Kimi Räikkönen (Lotus) and Romain Grosjean (Lotus) Results 1. Lewis Hamilton (British, McLaren) 1:41:05.503 2. Kimi Räikkönen (Finnish, Lotus) 1.032 sec behind 3. Romain Grosjean (French, Lotus) 10.518 4. Sebastian […]
Hungarian playmates advertise Formula 1 Budapest r...
At one of the Budapest’s busiest junctions five Hungarian Playmates stopped the traffic to advertise „Magyar Nagydíj” that will take place this weekend. The models, dressed up as grid girls, also invited the people the after party following the race.
Blue Ribbon sailboats’ competition on Lake Balaton
Did you know that Europe’ s oldest and longest lake-circling race takes place in Hungary? I guess you didn’t. Me neither, anyway. It is called the “Blue Ribbon Regatta” and held on Lake Balaton every summer. Telling the truth I have heard about this event many times from the news but did not know too […]