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French Grand Prix 2021

2021 F1 French Grand Prix - Free Practice 1 results

Valtteri Bottas was quickest in the opening free practice session for the 2021 F1 French Grand Prix. Check out the complete results of FP1 below.

Bottas France
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Valtteri Bottas set the pace at the first practice session in Paul Ricard, leading a Mercedes 1-2 with teammate Lewis Hamilton in second place.

Bottas, who suffered front wing damage on his first run, went to the top of the timesheets midway through the session to go 0.335 seconds faster than Hamilton as championship leader Max Verstappen trailed the pair in third.

Sergio Perez was fourth, ahead of Alpine's Esteban Ocon and Daniel Ricciardo who had a great morning in sixth.

The full results from the first practice session for the French GP can be seen below.

Result Free practice 1 - French

Pos. Driver Team Time Tyre
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