Lap times 1st practice 2018 Chinese F1 Grand Prix

Formula One World Championship Chinese GP F1/2018

Event: Chinese Grand Prix
Track: Shanghai International Circuit
Weather: Dry, overcast 18,4 ºC
Tarmac: dry, 19,1 ºC
Humidity: 44,3%

After 10 minutes Lance Stroll was the first to record a lap time.  He recoreded a 1:42.648 min in the Williams FW41 on soft tires. Last year Max Verstappen drove the fastest lap time in the 1st practice on a wet track.. He drove a 1:50.491 min in the Red Bull.

The lap record on this track is 1:32,238 min set by Michael Schumacher back in 2004 with the Ferrari F2004.

Half way the session McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne told his team that he sees some drips of rain. At the end of the session Lewis Hamilton spun his Mercedes W09 in turn 11 and Vandoorne lost control of his McLaren MCL33 in turn 10 and skittered through the gravel  in turn 10.

1st practice results 2018 Chinese GP

PosNoDriverTeamLap Time1st GapLapsTires
1.44Lewis HamiltonMercedes1:33,99922Soft
2.7Kimi RäikkönenFerrari1:34,3580,35914Ultra S
3.77Valtteri BottasMercedes1:34,4570,45828Soft
4.3Daniel RicciardoRed Bull1:34,5370,53822Ultra S
5.33Max VerstappenRed Bull1:34,6680,66922Ultra S
6.5Sebastian VettelFerrari1:34,8610,86218Ultra S
7.20Kevin MagnussenHaas1:35,1781,17921Ultra S
8.55Carlos SainzRenault1:35,6161,61723Soft
9.8Romain GrosjeanHaas1:35,7181,71921Ultra S
10.27Nico HülkenbergRenault1:35,8001,80118Soft
11.10Pierre GaslyToro Rosso1:36,0372,03821Soft
12.14Fernando AlonsoMcLaren1:36,0442,04529Ultra S
13.11Sergio PérezForce India1:36,0512,05228Medium
14.31Esteban OconForce India1:36,3512,35232Medium
15.35Sergey SirotkinWilliams1:36,6912,69231Soft
16.28Brendon HartleyToro Rosso1:36,7152,71623Soft
17.16Charles LeclercSauber1:36,7232,72423Soft
18.2Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren1:36,7562,75725Soft
19.9Marcus EricssonSauber1:36,9092,91021Soft
20.18Lance StrollWilliams1:37,2773,27828Soft

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