By   July 26, 2013

Red Bull Team Fastest Ahead Of Ferrari In Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice

The Red Bull Racing Team ahead of Ferrari in Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice

This weekend is the running of the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race and the Red Bull Team was fastest in the first free practice session. Sebastian Vettel was the fastest with a lap time of 1.22.723 follow by teammate Mark Webber who drove a good 1.22.982. Very good times with the high track temperature for the practices.

The Red Bull team was followed by Kimi Raikkonen driving in his Lotus with a lap time of 1.23.010. Rounding out the top five fastest cars were the Ferrari drivers led by Fernando Alonso with a time of 1.23.099 and then his teammate Felipe Massa had a lap time of 1.24.299.

During these practice laps the teams are trying to get the best setup for the track and conditions before qualifying and the race. With both the Red Bull and Ferrari teams putting in some good early times it should be a good race. Add in the Lotus that separated the two teams and you can guarantee some good action.

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Press Release

The first free practice session for round 10 of the World Championship, the Hungarian Grand Prix took place, as expected, in incredibly hot conditions with air and track temperatures of 31 and 44 degrees respectively. Quickest around the twisty track, in Mogyorod, on the outskirts of Budapest was Sebastian Vettel in a time of 1.22.723, with his Red Bull team mate Mark Webber next up in 1.22.982. Third was Kimi Raikkonen in the Lotus in 1.23.010.

Fernando Alonso was the best of the Ferraris, fourth in 1.23.099, while in the other F138, Felipe Massa was fifteenth in 1.24.299. The drivers ran different programmes, taking to the track with different aerodynamic configurations, the first priority being to find the best set-up for qualifying and the race. Both drives used just the Medium Pirelli tyre this morning, ending the session with some practice starts.