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Kevin Magnussen is certainly not a fan of Lewis Hamilton.

Kevin Magnussen calls Lewis Hamilton disrespectful after Hungary FP2

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There is nothing like a bit of friction before a Formula One race.

Lewis Hamilton may have plenty on his mind leading up to the Hungarian Grand Prix, but he may want to stay clear of Kevin Magnussen on Sunday.

The Haas driver vented his frustration after FP2 took place where the Dane accused Hamilton of blocking him and accused him of being a repeat offender and not having a level of care for his fellow drivers.

ESPN reported Magnussen as saying: "There's no one in front of him and he still decides to go extremely slow in the last sector when I'm on a good lap.

"It's just unnecessary for him to be that slow on the last sector, with no one in front of him.

"I only did four laps today and he managed to get in the way.

"I don't really speak to him What can I do? I'm not driving his car, some drivers just really don't care.

"There's no-one in front of him and he just decides to go really slow in the last sector when I'm on a fast lap. No-one in front of him.

"There's not anything illegal in what he does, it's only a bit disrespectful."

F1 Grand Prix of Hungary - Previews

The reason why Magnussen only completed four laps of the second free practice was that Italian reserve driver Antonio Giovinazzi hit the wall at turn 11 in FP1 which damaged the front suspension and causing a red flag which put a halt to proceedings.

Haas mechanics then had to work overtime on the damaged car to get Magnussen some time on the track in FP2.

In terms of qualifying, Sebastian Vettel claimed the 48th pole position of his career ahead of teammate Kimi Raikkonen, the first time since 2004 Ferrari have started 1-2 in Hungary.

The track itself has not been the German's happiest hunting ground, only recording one victory in 2015. 

F1 Grand Prix of Hungary - Qualifying

Valtteri Bottas and Hamilton occupy the second row of the grid, while Red Bull duo Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo are on the third row.

Magnussen qualified in 16th position, one place behind teammate Romain Grosjean.

With just one point separating Vettel and Hamilton, the German has to use his qualifying edge to his advantage tomorrow as he looks to increase his buffer in the last race before the summer break.

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