The Mercedes from the World Cup leader Lewis hamilton and his partner Valtteri Bottas they dominated the sunny and hot day of free practice of Spanish Grand Prix, which was surprised by the good performance of the Alpine, with the Spanish Fernando Alonso in the fourth position of the second session.
The pilots of the German brand the highest place in the classification was distributed in each of the free practice sessions: Bottas was the author of the best time (1 minute 18 seconds and 504 thousandths) in the morning session and Hamilton won the afternoon session (1 minute 18 seconds and 170 hundredths).
Only his great rival for Sunday’s race and the championship, Max verstappen (Red Bull), managed to intrude between the two Mercedes in the first session with a second position. But the great disappointment for the Red Bulls He arrived in the second batch, with a ninth place from the Dutch and a tenth place from the Mexican Sergio ‘Checo’ Pérez (in the morning he was ninth).
The third and last free training will be held this Saturday, hours before the qualifying session, which will order the start training for the Sunday race.
Schedules of the F1 Spanish GP:
Saturday May 8
Free practice 3: 12.00 – 13.00
Classification: 15.00 hours -16.00 hours
Sunday May 9
Race: 15.00 hours