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The Red Bull car of Sebastian Vettel is the one to be in for qualifying and practice.
The German dominated free practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix, while Ferrari's Felipe Massa returned to the scene of his near-fatal accident with the fourth-fastest time.
In the afternoon, McLaren's Lewis Hamilton would finish sixth in a lap time of one minute, 21.308 seconds while teammate and world champion Jenson Button ended ninth-fastest.
Renault's Russian driver Vitaly Petrov held off Hamilton for fifth with a time of one minute, 21.195 seconds, while the other Renault of Robert Kubica was seventh fastest.
Meanwhile, Ferarri's Felipe Massa was back on track at the Hungaroring for the first time since his horrendous accident in qualifying for last year's race. The brave Brazilian wasted no time in getting up to speed, completing the first timed lap of the session before clocking one minute, 20.986 seconds to finish fourth.
The top three in practice, as usual, featured the two Red Bull drivers - Mark Webber of Australia was third after lapping in one minute, 20.597 seconds -
However, Fernando Alonso of Spain split the Red Bulls as his Ferrari was placed second after a lap time of one minute, 20.584 seconds.
Sebastian Vettel of Germany was fastest in both sessions as his Red Bull was clocked at one minute, 20.087 seconds - the fastest of his 33 laps completed, with an average speed of 196.930 k.p.h.