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Free Practice 1 results - Austrian Grand Prix 2017 // Reserve drivers take centre stage at Renault and Force India

Reserve drivers take centre stage at Renault and Force India
Credit: Renault Sport F1

Friday drivers were back in action for the Austrian Grand Prix practice sessions, with Sergey Sirotkin taking over duties at Renault, and Alfonso Celis in at Force India. They had relatively quiet sessions but not so for everyone else. Max Verstappen brushed against the wall after a trip through the gravel, both the Ferrari drivers spun their cars out on track, whilst Romain Grosjean hit the kerbs too hard and picked up a puncture.

Meanwhile, Honda must have been celebrating to see both their drivers end up within the top ten for this first practice session, but they weren't the fastest. Hamilton led the way, with the two Mercedes drivers split by Red Bull's Verstappen.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:05.97538
2Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:06.16523
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:06.34535
4Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:06.42428
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:06.62032
6Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:06.84824
7Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:07.28331
8Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:07.43731
9Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:07.51028
10Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:07.51139
11Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:07.55029
12Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:07.59430
13Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:07.63332
14Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:07.64931
15Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:08.04135
16Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:08.07420
17Sergey SirotkinRenault Sport F1 Team1:08.58627
18Alfonso Celis JrSahara Force India F1 Team1:09.28015
19Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:09.32329
20Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:10.85312