Motor racing-Vettel fastest in Hungary but Mercedes in a spin
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set a track record in final Hungarian Grand Prix practice on Saturday, with world champions Mercedes looking more competitive and Red Bull dropping back.
The German set the best time of one minute 16.170 seconds, 0.059 quicker than Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas who spun at the chicane and hit the barrier, in a hot afternoon session ahead of qualifying.
Vettel, who had also been fastest on Friday, reported some debris in his car at one point.
"Something flew into my cockpit, no clue what it is," said the four-time champion.
"I just don't have that grip," Hamilton, who also spun, said over the team radio in response to being told Vettel's fastest time.
The Red Bull pairing of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, who are expected to go well at the Hungaroring, were fifth and sixth respectively with the Dutch 20-year-old complaining of battery problems.
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