Max Verstappen set the fastest time in Hungary in the first practice session, Mercedes struck back in the second session.
After the sprint experiment in Silverstone, Formula 1 returned to the usual weekend format at the Hungaroring – on Friday two training sessions were held again.
In FP2, the long runs were mainly simulated, which tire is the better one for the start of the race? Opinions drift apart between soft and medium.
This time Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time ahead of Lewis Hamilton. Max Verstappen was only third behind the two Mercedes drivers.
The Dutchman complained about severe understeer in his car and couldn't go to the limit.