BUDAPEST, Hungary – Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest times in both practice runs Friday for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
The three-time defending F1 champion twice finished comfortably ahead of teammate Mark Webber for Red Bull's 1-2 finish.
Vettel set an early time of 1 minute, 22.723. Then in searing afternoon temperatures, he was faster at 1:21.264.
Lotus also will be confident heading into qualifying on Saturday.
Kimi Raikkonen was third best in the morning and Romain Grosjean matched him in the afternoon.
Vettel has never won in Hungary. He is looking to extend his overall lead over Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso, who was fourth in both sessions.