Valtteri Bottas completed on high of the time charts on the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix on the Hungaroring in Hungary within the second free observe session (FP2).

Lewis Hamilton was in second place, simply 0.027 seconds behind his team-mate. Max Verstappen was 0.298 seconds behind in third place.

The eleventh race of the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship is happening in scorchingly scorching circumstances in Hungary

The sixty-minute lengthy free observe session began below scorching circumstances with the air temperature at 32 levels C and the observe temperature at 58 levels C.

The Pirelli tyre alternative at this race is the white-striped exhausting compound tyres (C2), yellow-striped medium compound tyres (C3), and red-striped gentle compound tyres (C4).

Carlos Sainz set the primary timed lap with a time of 1m21.084s on the exhausting compound tyres. Charles Leclerc quickly displaced him at high with a lap time of 1m19.654s on the medium compound tyres.

Bottas quickly went below the 1m19s lap time with a 1m18.376s lap. Verstappen slotted into second place behind Bottas. But Hamilton on his second run on the medium compound tyres moved to the highest of the time charts with a lap time of 1m18.140s.

With 45 minutes to go, drivers began bolting on the gentle compound tyres to begin the qualification simulation runs. Sebastian Vettel with a superb lap went second on the time charts.

Team-mate Lance Stroll slotted into fourth place on his run. Pierre Gasly after a wretched weekend in Silverstone appeared to be in higher kind this weekend as he went to the highest of the time charts.

Bottas on his flying lap was once more in first place with Hamilton a mere 0.027 seconds slower in second place. Verstappen might slot into third place solely at the same time as he complained in regards to the stability of the automotive.

With 20 minutes to go, all of the drivers began their race simulation. Yuki Tsunoda who was within the storage as his automotive underwent repairs got here out within the dying minutes of the session to set a timed lap.

So the session ended with the 2 Mercedes drivers on high of the time charts. Verstappen and team-mate Sergio Pérez have been break up by Esteban Ocon who was in a stunning fourth place on the time charts.

Team-mate Fernando Alonso was in seventh place on a superb day for the Alpine F1 staff. Gasly was in sixth place at the same time as team-mate Tsunoda languished in seventeenth place.

Vettel and Stroll have been in eighth and tenth place for the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team. Lando Norris was in ninth place, however team-mate Daniel Ricciardo might handle solely thirteenth place.

The two Scuderia Ferrari drivers Leclerc and Sainz have been in eleventh and twelfth positions respectively. Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi have been in fourteenth and nineteenth place for the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN staff.

George Russell was forward of his team-mate Nicholas Latifi in fifteenth place. Mick Schumacher completed in eighteenth place at the same time as Nikita Mazepin languished in final place for the Uralkali Haas F1 Team.

The groups struggled to come back to phrases with the recent circumstances and the low grip observe. With showers predicted for Saturday, the groups will hope for cooler circumstances.

2021 Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice 2 Results:

Pos No Driver Nat. Team Time Gap Laps
1 77 Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team 01:17.0 29
2 44 Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team 01:17.0 +0.027s 27
3 33 Max Verstappen NED Red Bull Racing 01:17.3 +0.298s 24
4 31 Esteban Ocon FRA Alpine F1 Team 01:17.8 +0.747s 29
5 11 Sergio Perez MEX Red Bull Racing 01:17.8 +0.812s 23
6 10 Pierre Gasly FRA Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 01:18.1 +1.101s 31
7 14 Fernando Alonso ESP Alpine F1 Team 01:18.2 +1.157s 27
8 5 Sebastian Vettel GER Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team 01:18.2 +1.216s 31
9 4 Lando Norris GBR McLaren F1 Team 01:18.3 +1.301s 25
10 18 Lance Stroll CAN Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team 01:18.3 +1.308s 30
11 16 Charles Leclerc MON Scuderia Ferrari 01:18.4 +1.358s 30
12 55 Carlos Sainz ESP Scuderia Ferrari 01:18.4 +1.429s 32
13 3 Daniel Ricciardo AUS McLaren F1 Team 01:18.7 +1.725s 26
14 7 Kimi Räikkönen FIN Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN 01:19.3 +2.265s 21
15 63 George Russell GBR Williams Racing 01:19.3 +2.280s 29
16 6 Nicholas Latifi CAN Williams Racing 01:19.5 +2.467s 30
17 22 Yuki Tsunoda JAP Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 01:19.7 +2.659s 3
18 47 Mick Schumacher GER Uralkali Haas F1 Team 01:19.8 +2.805s 29
19 99 Antonio Giovinazzi ITA Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN 01:20.2 +3.174s 28
20 9 Nikita Mazepin RAF Uralkali Haas F1 Team 01:21.9 +4.869s 28

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