The day finally arrived when the activity began in the circuit Enzo e Dino Ferrari. Within the framework of Imola Grand Prix of the Formula 1, the first and only free practice session took place. After several minutes in which the drivers were in charge of getting to know the circuit in depth, they decided to accelerate and leave the best times of the year on the Italian track.
Lewis hamilton he took the fastest lap of the morning so far. The Briton set a time of 1m14s726 and closed the first part of the day as the fastest on the grid. Hamilton made 46 laps and was the second to complete the most kilometers on the track. In addition, the session lasted 90 minutes and was the longest of the season.
Max verstappen He closed the clock as the second fastest driver of the day and finished 2 tenths behind Hamilton. The Dutchman set a time of 1m15s023 to get between the two Mercedes, who can be champions this weekend if they finish in the top four in Sunday’s race.
For its part, Valtteri Bottas He had a very irregular session and left many doubts in the face of qualifying. The Finn was third, almost five tenths behind his teammate and three behind Verstappen. Bottas’ fastest lap was 1m15s218. The second in the World Cup will have to improve to have any chance of taking the pole.
Starting at 10:00 AM in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Montevideo and Asunción, the classification for the Imola Grand Prix will begin. For its part, in La Paz and Caracas it will be at 09.00 AM. Finally, in Quito, Lima, Mexico City and Bogotá 08.00 AM. The transmission will be through ESPN or the Formula 1 Premium Platform.