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Formula 1

2021 F1 Russian Grand Prix – Free Practice 1 results

Valtteri Bottas has topped the times in first practice in Sochi, ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Check out the full results from FP1 in Russia below.

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Mercedes have taken a 1-2 in first practice for the Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom.

Valtteri Bottas used the Soft compound tyre to set a 1:34.427 and finish 0.211s clear of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen finished in third place, a further 0.016 seconds behind, also on the Soft tyre.

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc utilised his new-spec power unit to finish in fourth place, with Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel starting his weekend well in fifth.

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

Result Free practice 1 - Russian

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