News18» News»Formula One»Formula One: Red Bull's Max Verstappen Fastest in First Azerbaijan GP Practice
1-MIN READ

Formula One: Red Bull's Max Verstappen Fastest in First Azerbaijan GP Practice

Max Verstappen (Photo Credit: AP)

Max Verstappen (Photo Credit: AP)

F1: Max Verstappen of Red Bull posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen was fastest in first practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on the streets of Baku on Friday.

Red Bull driver Verstappen clocked 1min 43.184sec, with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc only 0.043sec behind.

Carlos Sainz was third with Sergio Perez in fourth as reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton was only seventh.

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has returned to the calendar for the first time since 2019

RELATED NEWS

In the last race in Monaco, Verstappen’s first triumph in the Principality, coupled with a poor weekend for seventh-placed Hamilton, allowed the Dutchman to turn a 14-point deficit into a four-point advantage in the world championship.

Read all the Latest News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News here