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Sebastian Vettel fastest during first training session in China, Hamilton limits the damage

544b882184db3235cdc6c306be3b9ce7 - Sebastian Vettel fastest during first training session in China, Hamilton limits the damage

Sebastian Vettel during the first training session for the GP of China, the fastest time ridden. The Darkness was in his Ferrari, some two tenths faster than Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes and team-mate Charles Leclerc.

Mercedes may be afraid that Ferrari by the long straights on the Shanghai International Circuit again would dominate, during the first training session knew the differences are small.

Hamilton was just less than two tenths slower than Vettel and faster than Leclerc in the second Ferrari. Max Verstappen ended in the Red Bull RB15 on more than four tenths.

Less good was Antonio Giovinazzi in the Alfa Romeo Racing car. After a installatierondje was the session for the Italian after all.

1. S. Vettel Ferrari 01:33.911 19
2. L. Hamilton Mercedes 01:34.118 21
3. C. Leclerc Ferrari 01:34.167 21
4. M. Verstappen Red Bull 01:34.334 20
5. V. Bottas Mercedes 01:34.653 23
6. D. Ricciardo Renault 01:35.239 23
7. P. Gasly Red Bull 01:35.428 23
8. D. Kvyat Toro Rosso 01:35.447 24
9. L. Stroll Racing Point 01:35.466 25
10. R. Grosjean Haas 01:35.507 24
11. K. Magnussen Haas 01:35.591 25
12. N. Hulkenberg Renault 01:35.591 22
13. L. Norris McLaren 01:35.631 24
14. A. Albon Toro Rosso 01:35.695 26
15. K. Räikkönen Alfa Romeo 01:35.729 23
16. C. Sainz Jr. McLaren 01:35.756 24
17. S. Pérez Racing Point 01:35.820 24
18. R. Kubica Williams 01:36.847 27
19. G. Russell Williams 01:36.619 28
20. A. Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo no time 2

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