Charles Leclerc Tops the Charts in Hungarian GP Practice

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Despite George Russell’s Mercedes setting the pace in the rain-affected Free Practice 1, Charles Leclerc came out on top in the dry Free Practice 2, clocking the fastest time of the day at 1m17.686s. This put him 0.015s ahead of Lando Norris (McLaren) and Pierre Gasly (Alpine).

Hungarian GP FP1 results showcased Russell leading the pack, trailed by Oscar Piastri (McLaren). Let’s dig into more specifics:

Driver Details:

  1. George Russell (Mercedes) – 13 Laps, Time: 1’38.795
  2. Oscar Piastri (McLaren) – 14 Laps, Time: +0.359

    (You can refer to the provided list for the remaining drivers and times)

Free Practice 1 (FP1) of the Hungarian Grand Prix started on dry tarmac, but Red Bull’s Sergio Perez found himself crashing only three minutes into the session, leading to a red flag before significant lap times were posted.

The session was barely resumed when the rain started to pour, leading to a spin-out by Valtteri Bottas in his Alfa Romeo at Turn 12.

With weather conditions restricting the drivers’ running time and all cars shifting to intermediate tyres, Carlos Sainz, in his Ferrari, caused a second red flag after spinning out on Turn 3.

Upon resumption, Russell and Oscar Piastri (McLaren) traded fastest times, with Russell triumphing by 0.359s at 1m38.795s.

In Free Practice 2 (FP2), Charles Leclerc led the charts:

Driver Details:

  1. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) – 20 Laps, Time: 1’17.686
  2. Lando Norris (McLaren) – 30 Laps, Time: +0.015

    (The rest of the drivers’ details can be found in the provided list)

During FP2, the dry track was busy right from the beginning due to the limited running in the morning session.

Logan Sargeant set an early pace, with Williams opting to run soft tyres much before other teams. Tsunoda took over with 1m17.934s before Norris outdid that with 1m17.701s.

Perez’s day worsened when he spoiled a set of softs with a significant lockup into Turn 1. Leclerc took the top spot for Ferrari with 1m17.686s, just 0.015s quicker than Norris.

In this session, Verstappen landed at 11th fastest, with Perez at a lowly 18th. George Russell, the pace-setter of FP1, was the slowest in this run.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Hungarian GP Practice Results

Who set the fastest time in the Hungarian GP Practice?

Charles Leclerc of Ferrari set the fastest time in the Hungarian GP Practice with a time of 1m17.686s.

Who led the Free Practice 1 (FP1) session of the Hungarian GP?

George Russell of Mercedes led the Free Practice 1 session of the Hungarian GP, clocking a time of 1’38.795.

What caused the red flags during the FP1 session?

The red flags during the FP1 session were caused firstly by Sergio Perez’s crash in the initial minutes of the session, and later by Carlos Sainz’s spin-out at Turn 3.

Who was the fastest in the Free Practice 2 (FP2) session?

In the Free Practice 2 session, Charles Leclerc of Ferrari was the fastest with a time of 1’17.686.

Who struggled during the FP2 session?

Sergio Perez and George Russell struggled during the FP2 session. Perez spoiled a set of soft tyres with a significant lockup into Turn 1 and ended up at 18th fastest. Russell, on the other hand, who was the fastest in FP1, ended up being the slowest in the FP2 session.

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McLarenFan90 July 22, 2023 - 1:40 am

seriously? Norris missed by just 0.015s? thats just a blink of an eye man. Well, theres still the race! #teamNorris.

RacingHeart July 22, 2023 - 3:21 am

the weather seems to have played a big role in FP1, interesting to see how much it can shake things up in a race. love F1 unpredictability.

PitstopPete July 22, 2023 - 9:29 am

Not sure what Russell was doing in FP2… from fastest to slowest? Must’ve been some issue. hope he bounces back in the race.

SpeedRacer77 July 22, 2023 - 10:26 am

Wow, Leclerc is on fire! fastest in practice, reckon he’s gonna nail the race too. go ferrari!!

BullseyeMark July 22, 2023 - 2:06 pm

oh man! tough day for Perez, hope the race goes smoother for him. stay strong checo!


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