Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton led the way for the Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team on Saturday morning at the Hungaroring. The five time world champion set a fastest time of 01:16.084s ending the session just ahead of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen who was just 0.013s behind Hamilton with Sebastian Vettel in third place.
Valtteri Bottas was fourth fastest in the second Mercedes just ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Pierre Gasly was sixth fastest, 0.600s behind Hamilton.
It was a great morning for McLaren Racing as Lando Norris was seventh fastest 0.690s back while Alfa Romeo Racing’s Kimi Raikkonen was eighth fastest. Carlos Sainz in the second McLaren was ninth fastest just 1.132s behind Hamilton. The Haas F1 Team’s Kevin Magnussen rounded out the top ten.
Romain Grosjean was 11th fastest just ahead of Scuderia Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat and the Renault Sport F1 Team’s Nico Hulkenberg who was in the garage for a while with no blankets on his tyres ending the session just ahead of his former team mate Sergio Perez from the Racing Point F1 Team.
Antonio Giovinazzi in the second Alfa Romeo Racing was 15th fastest just ahead of the Renault Sport F1 Team’s Daniel Ricciardo.
Alexander Albon was 17th just ahead of George Russell and Lance Stroll with Robert Kubica rounding out the order in 20th place.