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Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018

Verstappen tops Friday sessions

The seventh round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Friday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal as teams prepared for the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 4.361-kilometer circuit were run under sunny and comfortable conditions. Leading the way in FP1 was Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, whose fast lap of 1:13.302 was .088 of a second better than the next quickest driver, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. FP1 results 1.  M. Verstappen Red […]

Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ricciardo fastest in opening practice sessions

The sixth round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Thursday at Circuit de Monaco as teams prepared for the 76th Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 3.337-kilometer track allowed drivers to methodically build speed and lower their lap times on a circuit that has remained relatively unchanged since it first saw racecars in 1929. The Red Bull duo of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen led the way in FP1, with Ricciardo’s quick […]

Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018

Kubica: It is a good feeling

Robert Kubica returned to racing during a Formula 1 weekend for the first time since Abu Dhabi in 2010 - a few month before his rally crash. The Pole drove 24 laps in the first practice session for Williams, setting the 19th best time, 1.3s quicker than his team mate Lance Stroll. "It is a good feeling – not so much from being in the car but from before that, because I’m back driving in an official session, even if it’s only FP1. It’s the first time […]

Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018

Mercedes fastest in both Friday sessions

The fifth round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Friday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya as teams prepared for the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 4.655-kilometer track were run under sunny and comfortable, albeit windy, conditions. Leading the way in FP1 was Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas, whose fast lap of 1:18.148 was .849 of a second better than the next quickest driver, his team mate Lewis Hamilton. Bottas’ quick time […]

Posted on Friday, March 23, 2018

Hamilton tops first practice day of the season

The opening round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began on Friday at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit as teams prepared for the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 5.303-kilometer, 16-turn track were run under full sun amid comfortable temperatures. Leading the way in FP1 was Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, whose fast lap of 1:24.026 was .551 of a second better than the next quickest driver, his teammate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton remained atop FP2 with a […]

Posted on Friday, October 6, 2017

Single practice session for Haas

Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen only participated in the first practice session on Friday, with both drivers finishing among the top-11 in speed. Grosjean led the way with the ninth-fastest time – a 1:31.032 earned on the 17th of his 22 laps while riding on a set of Pirelli P Zero Red supersoft tires. Magnussen was 11th quick with a 1:31.216 set on his 15th and final lap, with his Haas VF-17 also outfitted with supersofts. “FP1 was a solid session […]

Posted on Friday, August 25, 2017

Raikkonen and Hamilton fastest on F1 return

The 12th round of the 2017 Formula One Championship began with two practice session on Friday at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps as teams prepared for the Belgian Grand Prix. The two 90-minute sessions were run under disparate weather conditions, with FP1 run under a warm and sunny sky while FP2 began cloudy and ended with rain. Leading the way in FP1 was Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen with a fast lap of 1:45.502. Just .053 of a second behind him was Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton while Räikkönen’s […]

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2017

Ricciardo quickest in Friday sessions

The 11th round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship got off with the two practice sessions on Friday, valuable to teams' preparation for the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday. Both FP1 and FP2 were run under warm and partly sunny conditions.  Leading the way in FP1 was Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo whose fast lap of 1:18.486 was .234 of a second better than the next quickest driver, Scuderia Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen, and .05 of a second better than the previous all-time track record – […]

Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017

Hülkenberg:

Renault Sport Formula One Team ended the first day of practice for the Grand Prix du Canada just shy of the top ten with Nico Hülkenberg posting the twelfth fastest time of the day, a 1min 14.604secs. Both Hülkenberg and Palmer had trouble-free day running through standard FP1 and FP2 programmes at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montréal. “That was a standard Friday for us and we did everything we needed to do", says Hülkenberg. "As ever, I think we can make some more improvements to […]

Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017

Hamilton and Raikkonen fastest in Friday sessions

The seventh round of the 2017 Formula One World Championship began with two practice sessions on Friday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, as teams prepared for the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – were primarily spent building grip into the semi-street circuit. With the infrequent use of the roads on which the track is based, the asphalt proved to be very green and it made traction hard to come by. Leading the way in FP1 was Mercedes […]

Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Giovinazzi set for seven FP1 sessions

Scuderia Ferrari's third driver Antonio Giovinazzi will gain additional Formula One experience with Haas F1 Team as he takes the wheel of the VF-17 for the first practice session (FP1) at seven grands prix in 2017. The 23-year-old from Martina Franca, Italy, drove a Formula One car earlier this year when he subbed for the injured Pascal Wehrlein at Sauber during the first week of winter testing at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya and again during the Australian and Chinese Grands Prix. Giovinazzi will begin his […]

Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017

Hamilton unbeatable in Friday sessions

The fifth round of the 2017 Formula One World Championship began with two practice sessions on Friday at the Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, as teams prepared for the Spanish Grand Prix Sunday. Both 90-minute sessions were run under warm temperatures, a vast departure from when teams were in Barcelona two months ago for winter testing. Leading the way in FP1 was Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, whose fast lap of 1:21.521 was .029 of a second better than the next quickest time of his teammate Valtteri […]