Russian Grand Prix - Free practice 1: Charles first, Seb third

27 Sep 2019

Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel were first and third fastest respectively in the first free practice session for the Russian Grand Prix. The Scuderia Ferrari drivers covered 40 laps between them.

Waiting game. Before going out on track, Charles and Seb waiting a short while for the track to clean up after other cars had completed a few laps. The best of the Monegasque driver’s 20 laps was a 1’34”462 and Sebastian posted a 1’35”005.

Practice 2. The two SF90s will be back in action on the 5.848 km Sochi Autodrom track at 15 local (q4 CET) for the second 90 minutes of free practice. The final hour of practice starts at 12 (11 CET tomorrow) before qualifying at 15 (14 CET.) The Russian Grand Prix starts at 14.10 (13.10 CET) on Sunday.


Pos

Driver

Car

Time

Gap

Laps

1

Charles
Leclerc

Ferrari

1:34.462

20

2

Max
Verstappen

Red Bull Racing Honda

1:34.544

+0.082s

25

3

Sebastian
Vettel

Ferrari

1:35.005

+0.543s

20

4

Valtteri
Bottas

Mercedes

1:35.198

+0.736s

28

5

Lewis
Hamilton

Mercedes

1:35.411

+0.949s

22

6

Alexander
Albon

Red Bull Racing Honda

1:35.484

+1.022s

22

7

Nico
Hulkenberg

Renault

1:35.740

+1.278s

21

8

Daniel
Ricciardo

Renault

1:36.287

+1.825s

20

9

Sergio
Perez

Racing Point BWT Mercedes

1:36.321

+1.859s

27

10

Romain
Grosjean

Haas Ferrari

1:36.516

+2.054s

23

11

Carlos
Sainz

McLaren Renault

1:36.523

+2.061s

28

12

Pierre
Gasly

Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda

1:36.538

+2.076s

25

13

Kevin
Magnussen

Haas Ferrari

1:36.596

+2.134s

21

14

Lance
Stroll

Racing Point BWT Mercedes

1:36.714

+2.252s

26

15

Kimi
Räikkönen

Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari

1:36.770

+2.308s

22

16

Lando
Norris

McLaren Renault

1:36.844

+2.382s

30

17

Antonio
Giovinazzi

Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari

1:37.328

+2.866s

18

18

George
Russell

Williams Mercedes

1:38.520

+4.058s

27

19

Daniil
Kvyat

Scuderia Toro Rosso Honda

1:38.550

+4.088s

5

20

Robert
Kubica

Williams Mercedes

1:38.670

+4.208s

29

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