Robert Kubica’s solid performance at an in-season test has put him on the cusp of an unlikely comeback.
The Hungarian Grand Prix instructively set the scene for the closing half of the season.
Ferrari scored a one-two finish despite heavy pressure from Lewis Hamilton.
Sebastian Vettel answered Ferrari’s critics with a strong pole position and new lap record in Budapest.
Daniel Ricciardo teased a three-way fight for the Hungarian Grand Prix when he topped Friday practice.
The Hungarian Grand Prix will be dominated by the FIA’s implementation of the halo device from 2018.
Lewis Hamilton sliced his championship deficit by 19 points with a dominant win at Silverstone.
Vettel leads Hamilton in the drivers standings by just one point after the British Grand Prix.
Hamilton blitzed the field in a damp qualifying session for the 2017 British Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas was quickest in practice while Sebastian Vettel panned the shield safety device.