Formula-1. The Monaco Grand Prix. Hamilton — the leader of the first workout

Формула-1. Гран-при Монако. Хэмилтон — лидер первой тренировки

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton showed the best time in the first session of the free races on the track in Monaco.

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton has collected the best lap in the first free practice of the Monaco Grand Prix. His best score is 1.15,537. On the second line is his partner in the Silver arrows of Nico Rosberg, which gave the Briton a tenth of a second. Note that the pole time of last year’s Grand Prix was 1.15,098.

Behind the Mercedes cars in the Protocol there are Sebastian Vettel, Daniel ricciardo on the new motor and Renault Max Verstappen. Sixth line from the Russian Danil Kvyat for Toro Rosso, followed by the two Force India Hulkenberg and Perez respectively. Rounded out the top ten Kimi Raikkonen in his Ferrari and Carlos Sainz, Toro Rosso.

Team William and McLaren, who planned to take on the Grand Prix points are not really impressive.

As for the incidents, then it is Monaco and here they always are. At the beginning of the first practice Felipe Massa too quickly wanted to enter in the first turn and it skidded to a chipper. The Brazilian managed to drive 10 laps and his work ended. Then Jolyon Palmer at the end of the second sector also did not calculate its speed and slightly hooked barrier, no structural damage, but probably damaged the suspension on the right side of the machine. Also prematurely left the program the Mexican American team Haas Esteban Gutierrez, who in mid-session refused the electronics system.

Well, at the end of the session Nico Rosberg ran into the chip in the first turn and he flew into the car of Jenson Button, who was driving behind the current leader of the championship. As a result, both the rider slashed the tires, the know quickly get to the boxes, and the session was interrupted by red flags three minutes before its end.

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