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Lewis Hamilton went quickest in a appropriate opening rehearsal for the Mexican Generous Prix that saw the head three drivers separated by steady kind over a tenth of a 2nd. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc used to be 2nd with Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen third. 

Leclerc went quickest early on with a lap of 1: 18.949, a miniature bit under a tenth earlier than Hamilton and two-time Mexican GP winner Verstappen. 

The Dutch driver’s group-mate Alex Albon then moved to the head of the direct with one other urge on comfy tyres with Mercedes Valtteri Bottas 2nd.

There used to be then a minor delay when Racing Point’s Lance Stroll lost regulate if his car exiting the Foro Sol stadium piece and hit the wall on the left-hand side of the note. He used to be ready to employ his car going, however, and he limped the short distance to the pit lane. The session used to be instant crimson-flagged whereas the obstacles were repaired.

Hamilton then posted a brand unique quickest time of 1: 17.327 and although Verstappen bought shut to enact 0.134 off the championship leader, Leclerc managed to destroy up the head two with a appropriate lap of 1: 17.446, residing on medium tyres. 

Albon and Bottas completed fourth and fifth respectively, with the Crimson Bull driver a miniature bit under half a 2nd off his group-mate. 

Sebastian Vettel used to be sixth in the more than a few Ferrari, virtually nine tenths of a 2nd off Hamilton’s tempo, although adore Leclerc the German caught residing his only time on medium tyres. 

Seventh space in the session went to McLaren’s Carlos Sainz. The Spanish driver completed 1.074 seconds in the back of Hamilton however virtually two tenths of a 2nd optimistic of eighth-space Pierre Gasly of Toro Rosso. 

Gasly used to be in turn extra than two tenths earlier than group-mate Daniil Kvyat and the last high 10 slot used to be filled by Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi. 

2019 FIA System One Mexican Generous Prix – Free Speak 1

1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 25 01: 17.327 

2 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 23 01: 17.446 00.119

3 Max Verstappen Crimson Bull Racing 17 01: 17.461 00.134

4 Alex Albon Crimson Bull Racing 21 01: 17.949 00.622

5 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 25 01: 18.005 00.678

6 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 20 01: 18.218 00.891

7 Carlos Sainz McLaren 21 01: 18.401 01.074

8 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso 23 01: 18.593 01.266

9 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 27 01: 18.835 01.508

10 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 22 01: 18.959 01.632

11 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 22 01: 19.011 01.684

12 Kevin Magnussen Haas 22 01: 19.013 01.686

13 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 22 01: 19.205 01.878

14 Lando Norris McLaren 23 01: 19.299 01.972

15 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 23 01: 19.499 02.172

16 Lance Stroll Racing Point 21 01: 19.679 02.352

17 Sergio Perez Racing Point 23 01: 19.717 02.390

18 Romain Grosjean Haas 22 01: 19.850 02.523

19 George Russell Williams 26 01: 20.548 03.221

20 Nicholas Latifi Williams 30 01: 21.566 04.239


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