Friday Free Practice - Hungarian GP

Toyota driver Olivier Panis topped the times in Friday practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix with a late run to steal the top spot from Renault's Jarno Trulli.

Friday Free Practice - Hungarian GP

Toyota driver Olivier Panis topped the times in Friday practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix with a late run to steal the top spot from Renault's Jarno Trulli.

Frenchman Panis, who scored his best result for Toyota with fifth place at the last race, in Germany, finished with a time of 1:21.770 to lead Trulli by an impressive 0.694 seconds.

Championship challenger Juan Pablo Montoya, who won the last race and has closed to within six points of Schumacher at the head of the Championship, finished third a further tenth of a second back.

Rubens Barrichello finished fourth for Ferrari with Cristiano da Matta fifth in the second Toyota, 0.930 seconds behind his teammate, and Australian Mark Webber sixth in the Jaguar.

Ralf Schumacher, in the second Williams-BMW, finished seventh with Scot David Coulthard, now confirmed at McLaren for another year, eighth just ahead of World Champion Michael Schumacher and Spaniard Fernando Alonso, of Renault.

Coulthard spun his McLaren early in the session and Schumacher spun at turn nine with 15 minutes left to run but there was little other incident in the one-hour session ahead of the afternoon qualifying.

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Panis Toyota (M) 1:21.770 193.010 km/h 24 2. Trulli Renault (M) 1:22.464 + 0.694 13 3. Montoya Williams BMW (M) 1:22.592 + 0.822 25 4. Barrichello Ferrari (B) 1:22.594 + 0.824 21 5. da Matta Toyota (M) 1:22.700 + 0.930 25 6. Webber Jaguar Cosworth (M) 1:22.741 + 0.971 23 7. R.Schumacher Williams BMW (M) 1:22.757 + 0.987 25 8. Coulthard McLaren Mercedes (M) 1:22.797 + 1.027 24 9. M.Schumacher Ferrari (B) 1:22.842 + 1.072 20 10. Alonso Renault (M) 1:23.214 + 1.444 4 11. Raikkonen McLaren Mercedes (M) 1:23.532 + 1.762 23 12. Frentzen Sauber Petronas (B) 1:23.586 + 1.816 25 13. Button BAR Honda (B) 1:23.723 + 1.953 26 14. Villeneuve BAR Honda (B) 1:23.817 + 2.047 23 15. Fisichella Jordan Ford (B) 1:24.474 + 2.704 16 16. Firman Jordan Ford (B) 1:24.502 + 2.732 21 17. Heidfeld Sauber Petronas (B) 1:24.535 + 2.765 23 18. Wilson Jaguar Cosworth (M) 1:24.669 + 2.899 5 19. Verstappen Minardi Cosworth (B) 1:25.579 + 3.809 18 All Timing Unofficial

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