Hamilton fastest in FP1

Mercedes has announced another good weekend as Lewis Hamilton set the best time in the first Free Practice of Monaco Grand Prix.

 

Reigning champion early recorded 1:18.750 which was just 0.149 better than Max Verstappen’s lap time. Toro Rosso driver had very good session just as Daniel Ricciardo who had third best time – 1:19. 086.

 

Sebastian Vettel sat on the second for a long time, but in the finish of the session he went down to fourth. Carlos Sainz finished fifth confirming Toro Rosso could be competitive, while Pastor Maldonado in Lotus had a sixth best result even after going off in Turn 1 just as his teammate Romain Grosjean who was 13th.

 

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Daniil Kvyat was seventh with 0.159 seconds better time than Kimi Raikkonen on eighth. Nico Rosberg finshed ninth and Felipe Massa 10th, leaving Fernando Alonso on 11th. McLaren driver had a fifth best time in one moment proving that his team is slowly progressing, but Jenson Button missed most of the session after some problems with his car. British driver took a part just in the last 30 minutes of the first Free Practice.

 

At the bottom of the standings were Will Stevens and Roberto Merhi. Manor/Marussia drivers again were too far from the rest and for them will be a success if they qualify for the race.

 

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