Lewis Hamilton beats Verstappen in Formula 1 practice round, cites engine failure

Lewis Hamilton beats Verstappen in Formula 1 practice round, cites engine failure

Formula 1: they say the ideal approach to get over dissatisfaction is to forget about it and return more grounded next time around. And that is actually what Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton did as he set the tone in Friday’s opening practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton beats Verstappen in the opening practice and we cannot stop thinking about it.

The five-time ruling best on the planet left downpour hit Germany with only two points, his most exceedingly terrible take of the period, and the leftovers of a disease that had left him feeling unwell all end of the week.

He also said he was feeling improved vastly on touching base at the Hungaroring and squandered no time getting back on the pace.

The Briton also had a bustling session – finishing the most laps of anybody with 41 – and timed a 1m 17.233s to go top of the pops, 0.165s speedier than Max Verstappen, victor of two of the last three races, in a Red Bull that the Dutchman found unmistakably jumpy now and again.

It was also inconceivably close between Red Bull and Ferrari, with Sebastian Vettel, 0.001s slower in third.

Vettel indicated rankling pace in the central area, however, lost speed as the lap went on – especially in the last segment, which is comprised of for the most part low-speed corners.

The session was also disturbed by light downpour all through. However, groups had the option to get a conventional measure of dry-climate running in the last third of the hour and a half.

Lewis Hamilton beats Verstappen in Formula 1 practice round, cites engine failure

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Lewis Hamilton beats Verstappen: Formula 1 ROLEX MAGYAR NAGYDÍJ 2019

Practice 1 results (Top 5)

1. Lewis HAMILTON– Mercedes Time– 1:17.233

2. Max VERSTAPPEN–Red Bull Racing Time– +0.165s

3. Sebastian VETTEL–Ferrari Time– +0.166s

4. Pierre GASLY–Red Bull Racing Time– +0.449s

5. Kevin MAGNUSSEN Haas F1 Team Time– +0.709s

Red Bull’s Pierre Gasly bobbed once more from his disappointing retirement in Germany in fourth, 0.449s off the pace and around three-tenths slower than his increasingly improved colleague Verstappen.


The fifth was Kevin Magnussen running the overhauled spec as Haas proceed their continuous testing. It was also in front of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Charles also missed getting a clean lap added to his repertoire.

Other performers

Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg, the McLaren couple of Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz and Alfa Romeo’s Kimi Raikkonen finished the best 10.

There was also disappointment for Valtteri Bottas, second in the title standings, as Mercedes motor trouble implied he didn’t set a flying lap anytime during the session. Furthermore, after taking off on the track, he was reviewed with a late pit call. It was after the group identified a release failure.

They picked to change his capacity unit with one as of now in the pool. It was to enable the group more opportunity to follow the issue.

Hustling Point also had a challenging session. It was because Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez had turns at a similar spot before proceeding.

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