F1 2023 Miami GP – Practice 1 Results

Mercedes finished a surprise one-two at the end of the first practice session in Miami

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George Russell led a surprise Mercedes one-two in the first practice session at the Miami Grand Prix.

In hot weather that is set to make way for rain come race day, the Brit left it late to strap on the soft tyres but made them count, with his 1:30.125 good enough to finish more than two tenths clear of his teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Max Verstappen topped the standings for Red Bull for the majority of the session but finished fourth in the end, with Charles Leclerc rounding out the top three for Ferrari.

Earlier, Nico Hulkenberg showed how easy it is to be caught out by the Miami International Autodrome when he crashed in the Haas and brought out the red flag briefly.

F1 2023 Miami GP – Practice 1 Results

Pos.DriverTeamTime
1George RussellMercedes1:30.125
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.212
3Charles LeclercFerrari+0.324
4Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.424
5Carlos SainzFerrari+0.599
6Pierre GaslyAlpine+0.979
7Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+1.106
8Lance StrollAston Martin+1.212
9Nico HulkenbergHaas+1.267
10Esteban OconAlpine+1.417
11Sergio PerezRed Bull+1.441
12Oscar PiastriMcLaren+1.685
13Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.728
14Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+1.777
15Alexander AlbonWilliams+1.778
16Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.872
17Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+2.009
18Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+2.044
19Logan SargeantWilliams+2.494
20Nyck De VriesAlphaTauri+4.512
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