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Good morning and welcome to this live blog.

My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed of all developments surrounding the Russian Grand Prix.

Have fun!

  • LIVE:

  • First free practice

  • 14.00 hours:

  • Second free practice

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W12 meets Sochi.



AuthorMercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 TeamMoment of places08: 58 - September 24, 2021

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Another 31 minutes

- Hamilton is also a second faster than Verstappen, who says over the on-board radio that he is not happy with the setting of his car.

  • Bottas (S) - 1,34,427

  • Hamilton (S) - 1,34.638

  • Leclerc (S) - 1.35.117

  • Verstappen (S) - 1.35,616

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    Another 33 minutes

    - Bottas continues with 1.2 seconds below Verstappen's time. 

  • Bottas (S) 1.34,427

  • Verstappen (S) 1.35,616

  • Hamilton (H) 1,36.685

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    Another 40 minutes

    - Fastest time Max Verstappen.

    With 1.36,055, the Dutchman is three tenths faster than Bottas.

    The score:

  • Verstappen (S) - 1,36.055

  • Bottas (H) - 1.36,312

  • Hamilton (H) - 1,36.685

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    Another 44 minutes

    - Verstappen comes to 1.37,367 in his first timed round.

    This puts him in fourth place, nine tenths behind Bottas.

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    Another 46 minutes

    - Fastest time Valtteri Bottas.

    On the hard band, the Finn clocked 1,36,412.

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    Another 48 minutes

    - There is Max Verstappen.

    The Dutchman is on the road with soft tires.

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    Another 50 minutes

    - With 1.36,708, Charles Leclerc is the fastest for the time being.

    Max Verstappen is still in the pits.

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    Another 56 minutes

    - It is immediately busy on the track, but Max Verstappen is still inside.

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    in one day

    60 more minutes

    - Green!

    The first free practice for the Russian Grand Prix is ​​underway.

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    Current conditions in Sochi 🌥☁️ #RussianGP #F1


    AuthorFormula 1Moment of places08:30 - September 24, 2021

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    A good amount of rain is expected this weekend, but for now it is still dry at the Sochi Autodrom.

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    Time to shine.


    AuthorAston Martin Cognizant F1 TeamMoment of places08: 25 - 24 September 2021

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    Russia, we're ready!



    AuthorWilliams RacingMoment of places08: 25 - 24 September 2021

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