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:
|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|