Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton showed the best result in first practice in Monaco.
Morning session in Monte Carlo took place without incident. The riders passed the huge number of circles, trying to get into a rhythm on a street circuit.
All the drivers except Jenson Button, chose this race weekend only one set of tires Soft, so immediately began to run in Supersoft and Ultrasoft, which will be the most popular tyre in Monte Carlo.
Fastest in the morning was Hamilton, who had his best round on Ultrasoft for 1.13,425. In addition to his 1 minutes and 14 seconds also went to Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen, Valtteri Bottas and Daniel ricciardo. By the way, the circle of Hamilton was fastest on a street circuit in Monaco.
Excellent demonstrated time Daniil Kvyat: the Russian pilot Toro Rosso lost to Hamilton 0,686 seconds, but he showed this result for Supersoft. Thus, we can conclude that in Daniel there is a possibility to go even faster. Note that the Quat ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz, who took ninth place, 0.2 seconds.
Kimi Raikkonen was only seventh, while his teammate Vettel loomed constantly near the top of the Protocol. Kimi gave Sebastian an impressive 0.5 seconds.
Eighth place went to Sergio Perez, traditionally successfully compete in Monaco and rounded out the top ten another representative of Force India Esteban Windows.
Fared well and Jenson button, a replacement cockpit MCL32 Fernando Alonso. Initially Jenson has adapted to broader and faster car, but by the end of the session found his pace and lost the Stoffel Vandorn in just 0.1 seconds.
It is worth mentioning the fact that no one fast lap in the morning had passed Nico Hulkenberg and Marcus Ericsson in the camp of Renault had problems with the battery, the Sauber has detected a malfunction in transmission operation.
|3.||Max Verstappen||Red Bull-TAG Heuer||1.13,771||+0,346||32|
|5.||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull-TAG Heuer||1.13,854||+0,429||45|
|6.||Daniil Kvyat||Toro Rosso-Renault||1.14,111||+0,686||42|
|8.||Sergio Perez||Force India-Mercedes||1.14,201||+0,776||32|
|9.||Carlos Sainz Jr.||Toro Rosso-Renault||1.14,333||+0,908||39|
|10.||Esteban Windows||Force India-Mercedes||1.14,425||+1,000||39|
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