Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas began racing weekend of the Grand Prix of Mexico with the best time, ahead of 0,466 seconds of team mate Lewis Hamilton.
Finn led the Protocol with a score of 1.17,824, which is mounted on the tire Ultrasoft, and thus already in the first session by 0.9 seconds exceeded last year’s pole position time, Hamilton.
Lewis himself, in contrast to the partner, from 1.18 per lap could not get out and ahead of only 0.105 seconds became the second of max Verstappen, which prematurely ended the session due to technical problems.
The fourth time proved Daniel ricciardo, the fastest of the racers Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel set the fifth spot behind 0,762 seconds off the best time. The partner of the German team, Kimi Raikkonen was the first, who lost to the leader second.
Local hero Sergio Perez took seventh place, while compatriot CECO, participant of the development of Force India Alfonso Celis, who at the first session of Esteban Windows, smashed car.
Rounded out the top 10, Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa and Nico Hulkenberg, ahead of only 0.002 seconds partner Renault Carlos Sainz.
The results are being prepared
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