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Sport Hamilton with the best time in the only Imola practice session

16:25  31 october  2020
16:25  31 october  2020 Source:   ran.de

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Lewis Hamilton went fastest in the only practice session for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola , as Red Bull's Max Verstappen split the Mercedes by posting the second quickest time , ahead of Valtteri Bottas. With F1 returning to Imola for the first time since 2006, and with no Friday running this

HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the best action from practice ahead of the Emilia Romagna GP at Imola . The midfield battle looks very tight with McLaren up against Renault and Racing Point for third in the constructors' standings, but could AlphaTauri join in when qualifying begins at 1400?

Imola - Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton set the best time in the only free practice session at the shortened racing weekend in Imola. The Mercedes star and sovereign world championship leader distanced the Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen by 0.297 seconds in 1: 14.726 minutes. Third place went to Hamilton's Finnish team-mate Valtteri Bottas (+0.492).

Lewis Hamilton mit Bestzeit in Imola © AFP Lewis Hamilton with best time in Imola

Formula 1 is making its 100th stop in Italy this weekend, which is a record. The national racing team Ferrari is unlikely to provide a party at the comeback of the traditional course in Emilia-Romagna after 14 years - especially since the race takes place behind closed doors due to the Corona situation. Monegasse Charles Leclerc had to be content with fifth place (+0.962), ex-world champion Sebastian Vettel was twelfth (+1.441).

Mercedes set for seventh team title and F1 first at Imola

  Mercedes set for seventh team title and F1 first at Imola UK-MOTOR-F1-EMILIAROMAGNA:Mercedes set for seventh team title and F1 first at Imola(Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton is closing in on a seventh Formula One championship but his dominant Mercedes team should get there first at Imola on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton is closing in on a seventh Formula One championship but his dominant Mercedes team should get there first at Imola on Sunday. That means Hamilton , winner of a record 92 races with eight victories so far this season, or team mate Valtteri Bottas need finish only fourth for Mercedes to

Drivers' championship leader Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to thew shortened weekend at Imola , with just a single practice session on Saturday morning ahead of qualifying for the 2020 Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Shortened format in Imola

A shortened format is tested in Imola. The traditional Friday training sessions of two times 90 minutes are omitted, before qualifying on Saturday afternoon (2:00 p.m. in the live ticker on ran.de) and the race on Sunday (1:10 p.m. in the live ticker on ran.de) Drivers only spend the hour and a half on Saturday morning to set up their cars.


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On the one hand, Formula 1 is expecting more unpredictability from the shortage of training time, which was largely positively received by the drivers. On the other hand, there is hardly any other option if the series wants to accommodate even more races in the calendar. A record year with 23 Grands Prix is ​​planned for 2021, in 2020 there are "only" 17 races in the Corona emergency calendar.

Hamilton with the best time in the only Imola practice session

 Hamilton with the best time in the only Imola practice session Imola - Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton set the best time in the only free practice session at the shortened racing weekend in Imola. The Mercedes star and sovereign world championship leader distanced the Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen by 0.297 seconds in 1: 14.726 minutes. Third place went to Hamilton's Finnish team-mate Valtteri Bottas (+0.492). © AFP Lewis Hamilton with best time in Imola Formula 1 is making its 100th stop in Italy this weekend, which is a record.

Lewis Hamilton is closing in on a seventh Formula One championship but his dominant Mercedes team should Imola will also always be remembered for the dark weekend of 1994 when Brazilian triple The race weekend will run to a two-day format, with no Friday practice but an extended session on

However, it’s best to wait until the end of the only practice session of the weekend on Saturday morning to get a better feeling of who’s performing well at Imola . The other three drivers in the latest Team of the Week were P14 Williams driver George Russell with eight points, seventh-place finisher

At Mercedes, the champagne corks should pop on Sunday afternoon regardless of a very likely victory: If the night-black Silver Arrows in Imola this year score at least eleven points, they will not be deprived of the seventh consecutive constructors' championship. This would be the sole record, Mercedes still shares the record with Ferrari, which was the most successful designer six times between 1999 and 2004 in the Michael Schumacher era.

Hamilton cannot yet become world champion in Imola, but with a 77 point lead over Bottas, title number seven and thus setting the Schumacher record for the 35-year-old Briton is only a matter of form.

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© Motorsport Images The paths of Lewis Hamilton and Martin Whitmarsh parted ways after 2012 Just as Michael Schumacher and Ferrari were once inextricably linked, so is today Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes the case. But that was not always so. The Formula 1 record winner entered Formula 1 in 2007 with Mercedes support. However, the Stuttgart-based company did not start with its own works team at the time.

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