Lap Times 1st Free Practice 2019 Russian F1 GP

Circut detail during the Russian GP at Sochi Autodrom on September 26, 2019 in Sochi Autodrom, Russian Federation. (Photo by Zak Mauger / LAT Images)

Event: Russian Grand Prix
Track: Sochi Street Circuit

Weather: Dry 22.9°C
Tarmac: Dry  24.8°C
Humidity: 63.4%
Wind: 2.0 m/s S
Pressure: 1013.9 bar

Lando Norris was the first to enter the street circuit in Sochi with the McLaren MCL34. The weather is still dry, but predictions say that some rain will fall during this weekend.

All four Honda powered cars will be fitted with a new V6 combustion engine on Saturday. Because all drivers have used more than the 3 units, they will all be penalized and have to start Sunday's race from the back of the grid.

Home grand prix driver Daniil Kvyat had a bad start of the weekend in the Toro Rosso as his cars stopped with an engine problem and caused a VSC in turn 15.

Daniel Ricciardo spun into the wall at the end of first practice and damaged the Renault RS19.

Sebastian Vettel was quickest in last years FP1 around Sochi with a 1:34.488 min on Hyper soft tyres.

FP1 Lap Times 2019 Russian GP

PosNoDriverTeamLap Time1st GapLapsTyres
116Charles LeclercFerrari1:34.46220Soft
233Max VerstappenRed Bull1:34.544+0.082s25Soft
35Sebastian VettelFerrari1:35.005+0.543s20Soft
477Valtteri BottasMercedes1:35.198+0.736s28Medium
544Lewis HamiltonMercedes1:35.411+0.949s22Medium
623Alexander AlbonRed Bull1:35.484+1.022s22Soft
727Nico HülkenbergRenault1:35.740+1.278s21Soft
83Daniel RicciardoRenault1:36.287+1.825s20Soft
911Sergio PérezRacing Point1:36.321+1.859s27Soft
108Romain GrosjeanHaas1:36.516+2.054s23Soft
1155Carlos SainzMcLaren1:36.523+2.061s28Soft
1210Pierre GaslyToro Rosso1:36.538+2.076s25Soft
1320Kevin MagnussenHaas1:36.596+2.134s21Soft
1418Lance StrollRacing Point1:36.714+2.252s26Soft
157Kimi RäikkönenAlfa Romeo1:36.770+2.308s22Soft
164Lando NorrisMcLaren1:36.844+2.382s30Soft
1799Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo1:37.328+2.866s18Soft
1863George RussellWilliams1:38.520+4.058s27Soft
1926Daniil KvyatToro Rosso1:38.550+4.088s5Soft
2088Robert KubicaWilliams1:38.670+4.208s29Soft

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