F1 2023 Saudi Arabia GP – Practice 1 Results

The Red Bulls were first and second fastest cars on track during the first practice session in Jeddah


Max Verstappen topped the timing sheets for Red Bull during the first practice session for the 2023 F1 Saudi Arabian GP.

Fernando Alonso was once again right up with the front-runners for Aston Martin in third, closely behind Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Perez, while the other Aston Martin of Lance Stroll was fourth.

The two Mercedes drivers, Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, were the best of the rest in fifth and sixth, followed by the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz.

F1 2023 Saudi Arabian GP – Practice 1 Results

1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:29.617
2Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.483
3Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.698
4Lance StrollAston Martin+0.960
5George RussellMercedes+1.154
6Lewis HamiltonMercedes+1.170
7Carlos SainzFerrari+1.307
8Pierre GaslyAlpine+1.332
9Alex AlbonWilliams+1.413
10Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.493
11Charles LeclercFerrari+1.501
12Esteban OconAlpine+1.564
13Nyck De VriesAlphaTauri+1.833
14Oscar PiastriMcLaren+1.874
15Nico HulkenbergHaas+1.935
16Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.949
17Logan SargeantWilliams+2.305
18Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+2.353
19Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+2.369
20Lando NorrisMcLaren+2.532
Matt Neill
Matt Neillhttps://total-motorsport.com
With years of experience in the motorsports field and Matt Neill founded Total-Motorsport.com to give clarity and more depth to the digital F1 landscape.
- Advertisment -


Should F1 adopt a football-style transfer window for drivers? Max Verstappen is the proof...

Formula 1 is unlike any other sport, and that's fine - the F1 purists thrive on its unique qualities....

What went wrong for Will Brown, Cam Waters in NASCAR Cup debuts

The NASCAR Cup Series had some Australian flavour Sunday when Supercars Championship stars Will Brown and Cameron Waters made...

What we learned from the 2024 Canadian GP

Max Verstappen returned to the top step of the podium after a terrible 2024 Monaco Grand Prix with an...
Norman Nato leads the field at the 2024 Shanghai E-Prix | Formula E

Formula E 2024-25 calendar announced for first Gen3 Evo season

Formula E have announced its provisional calendar for the 2024-25 season, which will be the first campaign for the...
Race winner Max Verstappen celebrates after the 2024 Canadian Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Max Verstappen aces huge Canadian GP test as Red Bull and Perez falter

While Lando Norris was frustrated with his team, George Russell committed a litany of errors and Lewis Hamilton lamented...

F1 risks repeating mistake with new 2026 regulations announcement

Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali unveiled the sport's much-heralded new era of racing in 2026 promising "a new generation...

F1 Winners and Losers of the 2024 Canadian GP

The dust settled on a barnstorming 2024 Canadian Grand Prix weekend with Max Verstappen returning to the top step...
George Russell at 2024 Bahrain Grand Prix | Mercedes / Sebastian Kawka

George Russell mistakes exposed as Mercedes face major concern

George Russell may have started the Formula 1 2024 Canadian Grand Prix on pole position, yet there was a...
Race winner Max Verstappen and third placed George Russell of Mercedes during press conference after the 2024 Canadian Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

F1 Driver Ratings – Canadian GP 2024

The Formula 1 2024 Canadian Grand Prix promised to offer unpredictability with interchangeable weather and, for fans at the...
Race winner Max Verstappen celebrates after the 2024 Canadian Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Max Verstappen warns Red Bull teammate Perez: You can afford these one-offs… sometimes

Max Verstappen fired a warning shot to Sergio Perez just days after his teammate extended his Red Bull contract...
- Advertisment -