2022 Hungarian Grand Prix FP3 report and highlights: Sensational Latifi leads Williams 1-3 in moist last observe in Budapest as Leclerc takes P2

Nicholas Latifi set a towering benchmark for Williams in a soaked FP3 session in Hungary, leaving Charles Leclerc second by 0.661s – and the opposite Williams of Alex Albon third by 0.901s to his workforce mate.

Intermediate runs late in FP3 shook the order up, and Latifi’s beautiful lap of 1m 41.480s put him over six-tenths forward of Leclerc – who spun on inters late on – for the Canadian to guide a System 1 session for the primary time in his profession. Albon completed third, leaving Max Verstappen fourth, over eight-tenths behind the Thai driver.

George Russell completed fifth for Mercedes, each of the Silver Arrows discovering tyre warm-up significantly troublesome within the soaked situations. Torrential downpours welcomed the drivers in the beginning of the session, however subsided for the racers to place in intermediate laps on the very finish.

Fernando Alonso was the primary driver to don inters – pulling off an unimaginable save and to maintain out of hazard – and completed sixth forward of Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz. Lando Norris completed eighth because the final of the highest 10 to set their quickest lap on intermediates, whereas Sebastian Vettel completed ninth – having crashed at Flip 10 to carry out a pink flag with 10 minutes remaining.

Kevin Magnussen completed tenth for Haas forward of Lewis Hamilton, the seven-time champion within the storage for a lot of the session with the workforce seemingly poring over his engine. He set his lap on intermediates however Twelfth-placed Mick Schumacher’s benchmark was set on wets.

Alpine’s Esteban Ocon was thirteenth forward of Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren) and Lance Stroll (Aston Martin), with that trio setting their quickest laps on intermediates.

Subsequent on the board was rookie Zhou Guanyu, simply over a tenth forward of AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda, whereas Zhou’s Alfa Romeo workforce mate completed 18th – albeit on wets quite than inters.

Pierre Gasly (on wets) completed nineteenth for AlphaTauri and Sergio Perez rounded out the standings for Pink Bull, six seconds off the tempo as he and Hamilton (P10) set simply 11 laps apiece in FP3.

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