Red Bull: The car feels OK

Team and drivers report from the first practice day of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend, at Hungaroring near Budapest.

Sebastian Vettel:

  • First Practice Session: Position: 1, Best Time: 1:22.723, Laps: 19
  • Second Practice Session: Position: 1, Best Time: 1:21.264, Laps: 34

“The car feels okay, but there’s always a lot of work to do and there’s some room for improvement. My long run wasn’t completely clean, as we had to abort it at the start due to the brakes being a bit hot, but you work to find the limit. I don’t think the tyres feel massively different, but they are a step in the right direction. “

Mark Webber:

  • First Practice Session: Position: 2, Best Time: 1:22.982, Laps: 24
  • Second Practice Session: Position: 2, Best Time: 1:21.308, Laps: 42

“The tyres feel quite similar to those used previously; we got a feeling already from Silverstone. It went well today and I’m happy, the car felt good and the team did a great job. Sunday is the main thing; qualifying is important, but Sunday is what we have to focus on. It’s a demanding circuit and the conditions are set to stay the same, so I don’t think we’ll be changing a huge amount tonight.” (Red Bull)

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