2 Aug 2008

Hamilton fastest in Hungary

6:18 am on 2 August 2008

The Formula One motor racing championship leader Lewis Hamilton has set the fastest time of the two practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

The McLaren driver has will be chasing his third successive win in the championship this weekend.

The 23-year-old Briton had been fourth fastest in the opening session behind Ferrari's Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen and his own team mate Heikki Kovalainen but improved in the afternoon to beat Massa's morning benchmark.