The 17th round of the Formula 1 season takes place in Qatar, with the Lusail International Circuit hosting the event.
Qatar returns to the calendar after making its debut in 2021 before skipping a spot on last year's schedule.
Max Verstappen enters the race weekend with a strong chance of winning the Drivers' Championship - a feat he can achieve during Saturday's Sprint.
With the alternative weekend schedule in place, this FP1 session will be the only chance drivers get to practice this weekend before jumping into qualifying later today.
Below you will find our dedicated live blog and live timing hub; the times refresh automatically during the session, so you are always up to date.
In the blog, we will provide you with the latest developments during FP1 in Qatar. You can easily switch between live timing and the live blog via the tabs.
Free practice 1 - Qatar
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