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British GP 2022 - FP1: Bottas, Hamilton and Sainz on top in a rainy practice session

The first practice session of the British Grand Prix weekend has gone by already, with Valtteri Bottas on top, followed by Lewis Hamilton in P2 and Carlos Sainz in P3.


FP1 proved to be a wet session, with the air temperature at 15.3°C, track temperature at 22.4°C and humidity at 75%.

All 10 drivers that completed a timed lap used the intermediate compound, except for Lewis Hamilton who placed his Mercedes in P2, wearing the soft C3 compound.

The session was red flagged as Lance Stroll went off at Copse, just one minute before the chequered flag was waved.


Charles Leclerc in P4 followed by Mick Schumacher in P5 and his teammate, Kevin Magnussen in P7, spliited by Guanyu Zhou in P6. Completing the top 10, Lance Stroll in P8, Yuki Tsunoda in P9 and Sebastian Vettel in P10.

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