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Free Practice 1 results - Malaysian Grand Prix 2017 // Gasly makes debut in wet first Sepang practice

Gasly makes debut in wet first Sepang practice
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The final race weekend in Malaysia for the forseeable future, and it started with a delay to the first practice session due to a downpour. Things got going after thirty minutes, and naturally there was plenty of spinning and struggling for grip, until the track started to dry out. Pierre Gasly made his debut for the Toro Rosso team, whilst there were a handful of Friday drivers also in action.

Red Bull showed their pace, with Max Verstappen posting the fastest time of the session, with Fernando Alonso making it into the top three!

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:48.96211
2Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:49.71912
3Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:50.5976
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:50.73412
5Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:51.00912
6Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:51.5188
7Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:52.00710
8Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:52.2959
9Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso1:52.38014
10Sergey SirotkinRenault Sport F1 Team1:53.52110
11Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:53.62510
12Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:53.77110
13Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:53.8966
14Sean GelaelScuderia Toro Rosso1:54.61013
15Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:54.6694
16Charles LeclercSauber F1 Team1:55.28010
17Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 Team1:55.65210
18Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:56.2118
19Antonio GiovinazziHaas F1 Team1:56.3396
20Felipe MassaWilliams Martini RacingNo time3