Germany's Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher drives his racing car during his first practice session of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit outside Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 27, 2012. The circuit will host the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday, July 29, 2012.
Practice makes perfect
McLaren Mercedes driver Jensen Button steers his racing car during his first practice session of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit Friday outside Budapest, Hungary.
Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel prepares for the opening practice session in Hungary. Vettel enters the race weekend third in the standings, 44 points behind leader Fernando Alonso.
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher drives through the opening practice. The German driver crashed during the day's second session.
Two-time defending F1 champ Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull takes a break during the second practice session. The series races Sunday.
Washout of a day
Michael Schumacher steers his Mercedes through the rain during the second training session. Although he's known for his ability to handle wet tracks, Schumacher crashed during the session.
Look it over
Mechanics wait for McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button to come in during practice. Button is working to make up ground on the field, entering the weekend seventh in the standings and 86 points off the leader's pace.
Going for more
Nico Rosberg takes laps in Hungary. Rosberg is sixth in the standings heading into the Hungarian Grand Prix.