On paper, Red Bull’s pace in yesterday’s free practice sessions at Monza looks set to cast the Milton Keynes team into a lonely battle for 5th and 6th. But a range of penalties – due to mechanical maladies – means Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen may have far more interesting races than originally expected. Come … Continue reading “F1: Red Bull cut a lonely pace, ahead of busy race”
Mercedes dominated the free practice time sheets at Monza on Friday, but on hot and fiercely humid day, it was easy to see Ferrari prowl. Instability seemed to be the word of the day for many drivers. For some, it was an issue cured as the day aged; for those with more sensitive machinery, there … Continue reading “F1: Mercedes dominate Friday sessions at Monza”
The second practice session of the Chinese Grand Prix elapsed with no running this morning, due to heavy fog. The conditions were such that it was deemed too dangerous for the medical helicopter to land at the designated Shanghai hospital, based 38km from the circuit. As such, FP2 ended with thirteen minutes still on the … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Fog halts FP2 running”
Max Verstappen topped this morning's highly interrupted opening Chinese Grand Prix practice at Shanghai International Circuit. The Dutch racer set a best of 1:50.491s in damp and foggy conditions - the latter of which forced two lengthy red flags. Such was the thickness of the fog, the medical helicopter was unable to land at the … Continue reading “Chinese GP: Verstappen heads interrupted first practice”
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton topped the second free practice session at Albert Park in Melbourne this morning. The three-time world champion was as equally dominant on the timesheets as he was in the opening session, with Hamilton setting a best time of 1:23.620 – a half-second clear of nearest rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. Not only … Continue reading “Australian GP: Hamilton makes it two from two”
Lewis Hamilton topped the opening practice session of the 2017 Formula One season at Albert Park. The Mercedes driver registered a best lap of 1:24.220s on the Pirelli ultrasoft tyres to gap teammate Valtteri Bottas by over half-a-second.
Lewis Hamilton headed both of today’s free practices ahead of the 2014 Formula One finale in Abu Dhabi, while Nico Rosberg topped Saturday’s session.
Nico Rosberg topped the second free practice session of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza today.
Lewis Hamilton headed the opening free practice session at an overcast Monza this morning.
Lewis Hamilton topped the second free practice session at Spa-Francorchamps this afternoon.
Nico Rosberg headed Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton come the end of the first practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton strode to the top of times in today’s second free practice at the Hockenheimring.
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg headed the opening free practice session of this weekend’s German Grand Prix at Hockenheim.
McLaren’s Jenson Button and Ferrari-man Fernando Alonso showed their flair when they registered the top times during Thursday’s respective practice sessions at Monte Carlo.
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes veteran Michael Schumacher made the best of tricky conditions to top the opening practice sessions for the Chinese Grand Prix.
McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton proved fastest of all in both Friday sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang.
Jenson Button and Michael Schumacher made the most of the limited Free Practice running at Melbourne yesterday.
McLaren got the penultimate Grand Prix of the season off to a perfect start by topping the opening pair of sessions in Abu Dhabi. Jenson Button claimed the morning honours ahead of Mark Webber (Red Bull), while Lewis Hamilton crept to the top of the afternoon standings.
McLaren and Ferrari claimed the honours following both free practice sessions for the Indian Grand Prix on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton topped a greasy second practice for the Korean Grand Prix in Yeongam on Friday. The McLaren ace set his quickest run (1:50.828) in the opening thirty minutes, with only teammate Jenson Button getting close. Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel was 3rd, albeit 1.8 seconds slower than Hamilton, with Fernando Alonso (Ferrari, 4th) a further … Continue reading 2011 Korean Grand Prix (Rd 16, Free Practice 2, Oct 14th, TV Notes)