Perez walks away unharmed from flip in Hungary (VIDEO)

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Sergio Perez walked away unharmed following a scary flip during the first practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday morning.

The Mexican driver suffered a failure on the back of his car at the exit of turn 11, causing him to spear into the wall on the right hand side of the track.

The car appeared to dig in whilst crossing the grass before flipping over its front-right tire and onto its roll bar.

The session was immediately red flagged, but Perez was unharmed, radioing Force India immediately to let his mechanics know that he was okay.

After clambering out of the car, the session was red flagged for an extended period whilst the debris was cleared and the barrier was repaired. Perez returned to the paddock swiftly and was conducting media interviews before the session resumed.

Lewis Hamilton finished as the fastest driver in FP1 ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, whilst Perez managed to hang on to eighth place in spite of his accident.