F1 2023 Singapore GP – Practice 1 results

Charles Leclerc in the Ferrari was fastest in free practice 1 at the 2023 Singapore GP

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Ferrari put their Monza woes behind them as Charles Leclerc led Carlos Sainz atop the timesheet in Free Practice 1 at the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix, just ahead of Max Verstappen in the Red Bull

In a session punctuated by yellow flags for lizards crossing the track, the b pair looked fast throughout with Sainz 0.78s ahead of Sainz and 0.126s in front of Verstappen

Lando Norris was another who showed some pace with McLaren bringing a raft of upgrades to the Marina Bay Circuit.

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell were fifth and sixth fastest, just ahead of Sergio Perez in the second Red Bull

Times though were not representative as the F1 teams were focussed on using the session to test new aerodynamic parts, while conditions were completely different to Qualifying and the Grand Prix itself. 

F1 2023 Singapore GP – Practice 1 results

PosDriverTeamTime
1Charles LeclercFerrari1:33.350
2Carlos SainzFerrari+0.078
3Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.126
4Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.172
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.190
6George RussellMercedes+0.345
7Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.375
8Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.624
9Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+0.692
10Esteban OconAlpine+0.716
11Lance StrollAston Martin+1.218
12Pierre GaslyAlpine+1.289
13Alex AlbonWilliams+1.307
14Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+1.452
15Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.537
16Liam LawsonAlphaTauri+1.544
17Nico HulkenbergHaas+1.635
18Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+2.106
19Oscar PiastriMcLaren+2.124
20Logan SargeantWilliams+2.428
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