Pushing hard to the finish... 1:02.691 including 2s at gate 5 – it puts him into 2nd place and he's got another go.
Looks to be raising his game and he's got a lot to prove out there for the home fans – they love him and he's something of a national treasure but can he bring home the silverware this weekend?
It's a 1:00.862 and that sent a shiver down our spines here! GO Peter! He's in the lead as we move onto the next pilot.
Remember, he's had minimal flight time in the new Edge and that's an impressive run all things considered. Give it a few races and he could be back to his former glory!
American Kirby Chambliss up next! Happy 4th July to all our fans in the USA :)
59.496 for Kirby and that's a blinder! What a spectacular time and he's currently in the lead but we expect the times to be faster in this session so watch this space...
Second run for Kirby and he's off! With one solid run in the bag he can afford to push it this time... or "let it all hang out" as the Americans like to say!
It's green for Kirby and we're seeing some great flying – maybe the previous experience out here is an advantage? It's 1:01.105 including 2s for climbing gate 9
Yoshi Muroya goes next and we know he's got it in him to grasp a win...
The Japanese pilot is already way in the green and it's 59.011 with a clean run – he's got a second run to really go all out... but then again, finishing in the middle of the field does mean he would fly against an evenly matched competitor in the Round of 14 tomorrow...
That's a bit ragged from Yoshi, so it's doubtful he'll beat that time... it's a 2s penalty though.
He gets a 1:00.898 even with the 2s at gate 5 for incorrect level – could be a promising sign for tomorrow!
Besenyei at the Race Airport: "I'm quite happy but stil llearning the plane, every flight is getting better and it's coming." He also said something positive to the home fans, but our Hungarian is not so great – but he was smiling ;)
Ivanoff goes next under the iconic Chain Bridge... it's his birthday today and he received a heartwarming singathon from all the teams earlier
Second run from Ivanoff and it's under review – 1:01.623 with 2s in penalties at gate 13
MUROYA is leading currently...
And we haven't had any pylon hits... but, you know, this could be a bad thing to say...
Goulian is out next and we saw a great run from the American earlier. Mangold says it's like he's on a bucking bronco and there's an over G straight away! Sorry to break that to the fans at home...
That first run is a DNF in case you're wondering...
NO! gate 4 and a 2s penalty... that could be the start of the end? It's another buzzer and he's called for climbing in the gate
Canadian Pete McLeod given the all clear by Race Director Jim DiMatteo... here he goes!
He'll want to add to his 7 WC points from a podium in Abu Dhabi back in February...
Under the bridge and he's in the track, that's a good start for the sport's youngest pilot. Here he goes and he's a fan of the G! We know he can get a bit over zealous out there so can he keep it together... he'll be happy to post 59.480 and back at the hangar, dad Dave is making notes... they like to do their homework
Second run and he wants to get past Muroya but there goes the buzzer at gate 5 and we'll have to see if he can improve and it's another 2s added. That's 1:03.481 including 4s... that would have been fast, so tomorrow's another day for the Canadian.
Muroya still holding the lead, with six more pilots to fly... Sonka goes next!
The Czech pilot had a strong run in training but we hear that buzzer go off and that's not what you want on your first Qualifying run, where the aim is to secure a solid time.
His team has been working hard to get more power and improve performance, but it's down to Sonka out there in the track. He'll be unhappy with that 1:05.922 time with 6s in penalties...
Another go to nail it... keep it clean and you'll be fine Sonka! Looking better, it's clean so far but the split times are in the red. He's not faster than Muroya but he could move higher that his current 9th place
It's a 59.756 clean run and that'll do it – he moves right up to 4th place, much to the delight of his entire family who are here to support him!
FIVE TO GO! And it's Germany's Matthias Dolderer, who finished in 9th in the T3 session earlier today.
Thousands of spectators are currently on the streets of Budapest, in the sizzling summer heat of over 35 degrees to watch the Qualifying action.
- Pylon Hit!
And sorry Dolderer but you get the prize for the first pylon hit of the day!
While the airgators get to work, we hear from Yoshi Muroya at the Race Airport:
"So far, we are learning a lot about the new plane and getting used to it. We've got the fastest guys still to fly so we'll have to see if we keep the fastest time today."
Back in the track for Dolderer – but NO, that is a buzzer again and it's incorrect level at gate 2. What's going on? Now he's taking it easier, he needs to get a decent time but that is bad news... if he's slowest in Quali, he'll go against the fastest. 1:03.974 and it's 9th place with 4 to fly...
No yodelling from Dolderer today.