Vettel fastest in last free practice for Hungarian Formula 1 GP

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Budapest, July 28 (IANS) Germany’s Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) set the fastest time on Saturday in the third and final free practice for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix.

A day before Sunday’s race here at the Hungaroring outside Budapest, Vettel set a new outright circuit record of one minute and 16.170 seconds, after having also led the second free practice on Friday, reports Efe.

Valtteri Bottas of Finland (Mercedes) finished second while his countryman Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) was third.

Lewis Hamilton of Britain (Mercedes) finished fourth and is currently 17 points ahead of Vettel in the 2018 driver standings.

Both Hamilton and Bottas suffered spin-outs on turn 6 during Saturday’s practice, according to a video released by Formula One.

–IANS

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