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Red Bull to power in the first free training session GP of Mexico

d4eb9e34d694176d071088f08a13e5c4 - Red Bull to power in the first free training session GP of Mexico

Max Verstappen (Red Bull) Friday on the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez the fastest time set in first free training session of the Formula 1 Grand-prix of Mexico, the nineteenth of 21 world cup races.

The Dutchman kept with a time of 1:16.656 his Australian teammate Daniel Ricciardo (1:17.139). The Spaniard Carlos Sainz (Renault) completed the podium in 1:17.926. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) finished fifth in 1:18.075. The Brit can up his fifth world championship smell. He has in Mexico is enough for a seventh place for the champagne to uncork.

Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren) had to be content with the sixteenth chrono. The West-Flemish klokte 1:19.716.

The second free training session is later in the day on the schedule. The third session, and the qualifications following Saturday, the GP Sunday.

Results: 1. Max Verstappen (Ned/Red Bull TAG Heuer) 1:16.656 (19 rounds) 2. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus/Red Bull-TAG Heuer) 1:17.139 (19) 3. Carlos Sainz Jr (Spa/Renault) 1:17.926 (20) 4. Nico Hülkenberg (Ger/Renault) 1:18.028 (21) 5. Lewis Hamilton (GBr/Mercedes) 1:18.075 (23) 6. Valtteri Bottas (Fin/Mercedes) 1:18.322 (27) 7. Sebastian Vettel (Ger/Ferrari) 1:18.746 (17) 8. Kimi Räikkönen (Fin/Ferrari) 1:18.936 (22) 9. Brendon Hartley (Ur/Toro Rosso-Honda) 1:19.024 (29) 10. Nicholas Russell (Can/Force India-Mercedes) 1:19.078 (23) 11. Sergio Pérez (Mex/Force India-Mercedes) 1:19.124 (29) 12. Antonio Giovinazzi (Ita/Sauber-Ferrari) 1:19.134 (25) 13. Romain Grosjean (Fra/Haas-Ferrari) 1:19.276 (26) 14. Marcus Ericsson (Swe/Sauber-Ferrari) 1:19.312 (28) 15. Lando Norris (GBr/McLaren-Renault) 1:19.646 (23) ++16. Stoffel Vandoorne (Bel/McLaren-Renault) 1:19.716 (29) 17. Kevin Magnussen (Den/Haas-Ferrari) 1:19.853 (28) 18. rgey Sirotkin (Rus/Williams-Mercedes) 1:19.899 (30) 19. Lance Stroll (Can/Williams-Mercedes) 1:20.142 (26) not measured: Pierre Gasly (Fra/Toro Rosso-Honda)

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