Red Bull Dominate Friday Practice


Red Bull look like the fastest team in Hungary this weekend, with Sebastian Vettel topping the timesheets in both Friday sessions and Mark Webber second in the morning and third in the afternoon.

Vettel was nearly half a second faster than second place man Fernando Alonso at the end of the day, but he knows that Ferrari pose a big threat this weekend, just as they did in Hockenheim.

“I think this morning didn't really give a clear picture of each team's pace, but this afternoon it was tighter,” said the German. “The Ferraris seem very quick again here, on both the long and short runs. They will be quick again tomorrow and we also shouldn't forget the McLarens; they have proven many times this year that they can make a step forward from Friday to Saturday.”

“It's a difficult track here, quite bumpy and rough, but the car feels good.”

Webber has also noticed the potential threat of the red cars, especially the one that will be driven by Alonso. The Aussie expects a tight qualifying session tomorrow.

“[The day] was pretty good – we got through everything we wanted,” said Webber. “The car ran faultlessly and the guys did a good job. The track keeps getting quicker and we learned quite a bit today. The Ferraris look quick again, so we've got to keep an eye on them – you never know what fuel loads people are running on Friday. I'm looking forward to tomorrow.”