Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport lock out the front row for the 2019 F1 season-opener in Melbourne.
Sergio Perez qualified in P10 with Lance Stroll in P16 in the first qualifying session of the 2019 season.
Max will start tomorrow’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix from row two of the grid, but Pierre will have to carve his way through the field after a Q1 mishap led to the Frenchman being eliminated in P17.
First qualifying session of 2019, here in Melbourne. Here our drivers and team’s reaction.
George Russell qualified 19th and Robert Kubica 20th for the Australian Grand Prix.
Renault F1 Team will start the season-opening Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix with Nico Hülkenberg eleventh and Daniel Ricciardo twelfth following a tight qualifying session around Albert Park, Melbourne.
It was a busy Friday for Scuderia Ferrari at the Albert Park circuit, which is hosting the first race of the 2019 Formula 1 season. During the three hours of free practice, Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc carried out a full evaluation programme on their SF90s.
Alfa Romeo Racing had a constructive start to the first Grand Prix weekend of 2019. Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi set out to focus on mechanical set-up work in the first free practice at the renowned Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit.
The 2019 FIA Formula1 World Championship got underway today in Melbourne, with the first two free practice sessions fot the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019. The action got underway watched by a crow of 84,500 who filled the grandstands at the Albert Park Circuit - ten thousand up on last year and a record Friday crowd since the race moved to the capital of the state of Victoria in 1996.
Renault F1 Team completed a positive first day of practice for the season-opening race of the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the Rolex Australian Grand Prix.Nico Hülkenberg posted the seventh fastest time of the day in Free Practice 2, a narrow 0.070secs quicker than new team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.
The first day of the 2019 Formula 1 season track action, here in Melbourne, is finally done ad dusted! Here are our team’s reactions after Free Practice 1 and 2.
Carlos and Lando completed the team’s run plan in today’s opening two practice sessions, completing 45 and 57 laps respectively in preparation for Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. Both accomplished short and long runs on high and low fuel, practice launches and also conducted pit-stop practice.
WHAT WE LEARNED FROM FP1 AND FP2
The opening round of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Friday at Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit as teams prepared for the Australian Grand Prix Sunday.
Friday practice report from the Australian Grand Prix.
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport start the season with a trouble-free Friday.
Drivers quotes after friday.