At a sun-bathed Hungaroring, Ricciardo reeled off a best lap in one minute and 18.455 seconds to outstrip nearest rival and championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by almost two-tenths of a second.
Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo enjoyed a flying start to the Hungarian GP weekend by setting the fastest time in the first practice session.
"To be able to replicate our performance morning and afternoon is good and it shows we are doing well".
The Australian led the way in both of the busy free sessions which were punctuated by three red-flag stoppages as the leading three teams were locked in a tight battle for supremacy.
"We may have a shot at actually fighting for big points this weekend", he said.
"We know this track is one that suits us, so if we can extract every bit of that out of the auto we may have a shot at fighting for big points this weekend, so it has been a good day. I think we've got the package and we have just got to get it in the right envelope".
Russia Says Will Retaliate Against US Sanctions
The statement noted that the idea of Russophobia and confrontation has taken root within "certain circles" in the United States. Relations with the United States "are at such a low level that we have nothing to lose" by retaliating , he said .
Ricciardo finished the session two tenths of a second ahead of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen with a lap of 1:18.486.
However his teammate Max Verstappen struggled to find speed: his best time was good enough for fifth position, but over eight-tenths off the pace.
Fernando Alonso was eighth for McLaren ahead of fellow-Spaniard Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso and his McLaren team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne.
And at the end of the session, Renault's Jolyon Palmer lost control at the exit of the fast uphill kink at Turn Four, bouncing over the kerbs and smashing his front wing to pieces. It was an inauspicious and badly-timed mistake by the Ferrari young driver who, following confirmation the Scuderia will power Sauber in 2018, is likely to be in a fight against GP2 Charles Leclerc to partner Marcus Ericsson at the Swiss-based outfit next year.
"It's been a tricky day with the red flags, but I think we can improve", said Vettel. "Then in qualifying we managed to turn it around". The two Mercedes drivers spent the first half of the session trading fastest laps, until Ricciardo bolted on the super-soft tire and went on a run of consecutive quick laps.
If he were to vote yes, Vice President Mike Pence would have cast the tie-breaking vote to advance the bill back to the House. In his own statement, McCain said the failure of the GOP plan "presents the Senate with an opportunity to start fresh".
David Phelps took over in relief, and Neil Walker and Curtis Granderson followed Conforto's homer with RBI singles to make it 7-5. But Reed got Robinson Cano to ground into a double play and Nelson Cruz to fly out to left field to close out the victory.
Maybe if the health care bill could have included all they wanted it to, Republicans would have been able to pass something . Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development.
Reports suggest Prime Minister Abe could announce a major shakeup of his cabinet as early as next week. Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will take over Inada's responsibilities, at least for now.
Alves used to play alongside compatriot Neymar at Barcelona before he departed for Serie A to join Juventus on a free last summer. Monaco meanwhile will start their league title defence with a match at home to Toulouse on Friday, August 4.
The German group said that earnings before interest and tax rose to €4.6bn during the period, from €1.9bn a year earlier. The office said it had been looking into possible steel-price fixing by auto makers and suppliers since last summer.
While several Democrats clapped when McCain cast his "no" vote, the mood remained sombre in the chamber after the defeat. From passage, the bill could go straight to the House floor for a vote, or move into a conference committee.
Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker said Washington was considering sending lethal weapons to Kiev. President Donald Trump plans to sign a bill into law that would tighten sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea.
The U.S. administration also expelled 35 Russia diplomats and seized two Russian compounds in the States of NY and Maryland. But the legislation cleared both the House and Senate by wide margins, indicating any presidential veto would be overridden.
A 60 anni l'astronauta dell'ASI e dell'ESA Paolo Nespoli si prepara a tornare nello spazio per la missione VITA . La navetta era partita ieri alle 17 .41 italiane dalla base russa di Baikonur , in Kazakhstan .
He has just a.231 slugging percentage against left-handers. "Their leadoff hitter like that can take the base, that's piss-poor". Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and right fielder Yasiel Puig play a pickup game of ping pong with some lucky kids.
Shahid Khan Abbasi, the former Petroleum Minister, was selected as the interim Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday. An engineering graduate, Iqbal has been a member of Sharif's party since 1988.
Niantic postpones two of its Pokémon GO events in Europe
Niantic surely will get what's coming to them, and hopefully this will be a lesson about how not to do a big event. In my Post-mortem analysis for Niantic failed event " Pokemon GO Fest ", I covered a lot of issues the event had.
Alexis Sanchez Has A Cold
The Chilean is due to make his return to training today after being given extra time off following the Confederations Cup. He will be part of the team next year and after that I can understand it.
Highlights: Real Madrid, Barcelona Face Off in Miami
Both the teams faced each other around 3 months before in which Barca won the match by 3-2 with Messi's last minute goal. Ross did everything possible to get him here". "Cristiano said he was very grateful for that", Stillitano said.