Hamilton and Rosberg 1-2 in opening practice

Course workers attended to Perez's Force India

After a 3-week break Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg resumed their position at the front of the F1 parade by running 1-2 in opening practice for the Hungarian GP.

Hamilton's lap of 1m25.141s was just enough to nip Rosberg who managed a 1m25.250s time.

Kimi Raikkonen, driving for his job at Ferrari was third with a time of 1m25.812s.

Practice was interrupted when Sergio Perez spun across the track, hit the barriers, and rolled his Force India.

The Mexican driver came to rest upside down, but he was able to get out quickly and was taken to the medical center for a check-up and deemed OK.

"It was a really bad accident, really unlucky," he told Sky Sports F1.

"I went in at the wrong angle, which made the car roll over, but everything's all right.

"It was a bit of a strange accident, I thought I was under control but I guess the Astroturf was very dirty and that's why I went into the wall, but we have to check everything in detail."

1. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 25.141s
2. Nico Rosberg GER Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 25.250s
3. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari-Ferrari 1m 25.812s
4. Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull-Renault 1m 26.053s
5. Daniil Kvyat RUS Red Bull-Renault 1m 26.070s
6. Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari-Ferrari 1m 26.395s
7. Carlos Sainz Jr ESP Toro Rosso-Renault 1m 26.727s
8. Sergio Perez MEX Force India-Mercedes 1m 26.776s
9. Valtteri Bottas FIN Williams-Mercedes 1m 26.825s
10. Max Verstappen NED Toro Rosso-Renault 1m 26.934s
11. Fernando Alonso ESP McLaren-Honda 1m 27.272s
12. Jenson Button GBR McLaren-Honda 1m 27.308s
13. Nico Hulkenberg GER Force India-Mercedes 1m 27.317s
14. Felipe Massa BRZ Williams-Mercedes 1m 27.381s
15. Felipe Nasr BRZ Sauber-Ferrari 1m 27.409s
16. Marcus Ericsson SWE Sauber-Ferrari 1m 27.732s
17. Pastor Maldonado VEN Lotus-Mercedes 1m 28.568s
18. Will Stevens GBR Manor Marussia-Ferrari 1m 29.693s
19. Fabio Leimer SWI Manor Marussia-Ferrari 1m 30.631s*
20. Jolyon Palmer GBR Lotus-Mercedes Did not set a time*

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