Robert Kubica at the 2017 Hungarian in-season test.

Robert Kubica’s solid performance at an in-season test has put him on the cusp of an unlikely comeback.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates his win on the podium at the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix.

The Hungarian Grand Prix instructively set the scene for the closing half of the season.

Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen celebrate on the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix podium.

Ferrari scored a one-two finish despite heavy pressure from Lewis Hamilton.

Sebastian Vettel in his Ferrari at the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel answered Ferrari’s critics with a strong pole position and new lap record in Budapest.

Daniel Ricciardo in his RB13 at the Hungaroring.

Daniel Ricciardo teased a three-way fight for the Hungarian Grand Prix when he topped Friday practice.

Lewis Hamilton tests the halo device at the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix.

The Hungarian Grand Prix will be dominated by the FIA’s implementation of the halo device from 2018.

Lewis Hamilton surfs the crowd afeer winning the 2017 British Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton sliced his championship deficit by 19 points with a dominant win at Silverstone.

Lewis Hamilton waves to the crowd from the pit lane at the 2017 British Grand Prix.

Vettel leads Hamilton in the drivers standings by just one point after the British Grand Prix.

Hamilton at his home grand prix at Silverstone.

Hamilton blitzed the field in a damp qualifying session for the 2017 British Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel tests the 'shield' head protection device on Friday at the 2017 British Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas was quickest in practice while Sebastian Vettel panned the shield safety device.