Vettel dominated the qualification with a time of 1: 16,276 and Raikkonen defeated 168,000. The quadruple world champion has reached the 48th position in his career and starts from the first place after six races. The first two bars on the grid were made by the Ferrari pilots for the third time in the season, ahead of them in Russia and Monaco. In Hungary, it was the first time in the Italian stables until 2004.
“We did not succeed in the last race and we have taken a step forward. We have not won yet. The main task is waiting for us tomorrow, “Vettel cheered. “I’m a little disappointed, because I felt like I was going to be in peace.But the second place is good too, “commented Räikkönen.
Bottas lagged by 254,000 while Hamilton, who lost only one point to Vettela on the second run of the regular MS, lost almost half a second. And the British rider admitted that for the Sunday race, poor qualification is a big problem.
“It is not possible to overtake here. So if we do not think of a strategy, everyone will go in the train behind, “he said. Hamilton also missed his first chance to offset the 68th pole position record by Michael Schumacher. Inspiration can be found by Hamilton in 2009.Then in the colors of McLaren in the qualification in Hungary also occupied fourth place and eventually won for victory before Räikkönen.
The Red Bull riders, who had significantly improved cars in Hungary, ended up with Mercedes, but did not confirm the good form of Friday’s training. Their winner, Daniel Ricciardo, took sixth in qualifying, Max Verstappen was fifth. They both lost to Vettela for over half a second. McLaren, who improved in the previous ten races, gained just two points. Both of his cars finished for the first time in season in the top ten and double world champion Fernando Alonso took the eighth place on 36th birthday, Stoffel Vandoorne was ninth.
Sunday race starts at 14 o’clock.Last year’s victory will be defending Hamilton, who is in addition to five record triumphs at the Hungaroring event. Then formula 1 waits for a traditional summer break.