Hungarian GP: Mercedes 1-2 in opening practice

Hamilton fastest

Mercedes, with its 130 HP advantage, led the way in the first free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton topping teammate Nico Rosberg by just 0.183 seconds. They were the only ones to lap in the 1m25s bracket around the Hungaroring.

The other drivers? They may as well stay home. Kimi Raikkonen finished up third, six tenths of a second behind Hamilton.

Raikkonen was four tenths ahead of Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso, who was in turn four tenths faster than reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel in the best of the Red Bulls a whopping 1.4 seconds adrift.


Pos Driver Team Time Behind Laps
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m25.814s +0.000s 27
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m25.997s +0.183s 31
3 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m26.421s +0.607s 29
4 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m26.872s +1.058s 23
5 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1m27.220s +1.406s 28
6 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1m27.357s +1.543s 28
7 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Renault 1m27.683s +1.869s 30
8 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault 1m27.782s +1.968s 16
9 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m27.804s +1.990s 27
10 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1m27.960s +2.146s 24
11 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1m27.967s +2.153s 25
12 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m28.101s +2.287s 28
13 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Renault 1m28.208s +2.394s 32
14 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault 1m28.266s +2.452s 28
15 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1m28.330s +2.516s 21
16 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 1m28.376s +2.562s 24
17 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m28.593s +2.779s 24
18 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 1m29.025s +3.211s 23
19 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 1m30.363s +4.549s 30
20 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 1m30.892s +5.078s 24
21 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 1m31.004s +5.190s 5
22 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 1m31.248s +5.434s 20