May 18, 2021

Bottas pips Verstappen to fastest time in first practice | 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix first practice

Valtteri Bottas led a close first practice session at the Autodromo do Algarve in Portugal, pipping Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by two-hundredths of a second.

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2021 Portuguese Grand Prix first practice result

First practice visual gaps

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Valtteri Bottas – 1’19.648

+0.025 Max Verstappen – 1’19.673

+0.198 Sergio Perez – 1’19.846

+0.236 Charles Leclerc – 1’19.884

+0.319 Lewis Hamilton – 1’19.967

+0.796 Pierre Gasly – 1’20.444

+0.881 George Russell – 1’20.529

+0.987 Lando Norris – 1’20.635

+1.032 Carlos Sainz Jnr – 1’20.680

+1.152 Esteban Ocon – 1’20.800

+1.246 Lance Stroll – 1’20.894

+1.347 Daniel Ricciardo – 1’20.995

+1.442 Yuki Tsunoda – 1’21.090

+1.655 Fernando Alonso – 1’21.303

+1.733 Kimi Raikkonen – 1’21.381

+1.757 Sebastian Vettel – 1’21.405

+2.158 Callum Ilott – 1’21.806

+2.291 Mick Schumacher – 1’21.939

+2.645 Nicholas Latifi – 1’22.293

+4.576 Nikita Mazepin – 1’24.224

Drivers more then ten seconds off the pace omitted.

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