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Free Practice 1 results - Canadian Grand Prix 2015 // Lewis leads as Lotus improve

Romain Grosjean finishes third in practice
Credit: Lotus F1 Team

Practice got underway with the expected sight of Lewis Hamilton posting the fastest time, recovering from the disappointment of losing the win in Monaco very quickly. There was rain in the air, but none fell during the morning session, with most of the forecasts predicting showers in the afternoon.

Romain Grosjean posted the third fastest time, whilst there were troubles at McLaren. Button had gearbox issues that meant he missed a lot of running, eventually finishing 15th overall. Carlos Sainz also had mechanical problems that saw him stop in the pitlane towards the end of the session. The hardest working man was Pastor Maldonado, who completed over 40 laps to finishing 8th on the timesheets.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:16.21234
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:16.62738
3Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:17.72135
4Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:17.87134
5Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:17.90525
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:17.98528
7Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:18.02130
8Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:18.02641
9Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:18.12834
10Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso1:18.25724
11Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:18.32540
12Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:18.43926
13Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:18.50328
14Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:18.77524
15Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:18.78625
16Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:18.94830
17Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:19.06523
18Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:19.16532
19Roberto MerhiManor Marussia F1 Team1:20.61633
20Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:20.62427