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Brendon Hartley makes F1 debut in the US
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With Hamilton comfortably leading the championship and never more at home as he is at the Circuit of the Americas, it was up to Toro Rosso to provide the interest in the first practice session. Brendon Hartley made his F1 debut, unfortunately knowing he has a handful of engine penalties to take. He had a bit of helmet trouble, struggling to keep the visor where he wanted it, but he finished 14th overall.

Elsewhere, the session started with drizzle so conditions weren't perfect, but Lewis Hamilton was fastest with Vettel and Bottas behind him. Fernando Alonso, fresh from signing with McLaren for another year, had to call his session early after the car developed a hydraulic leak.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:36.33518
2Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:36.92820
3Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:36.97910
4Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:37.33921
5Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Honda1:37.35226
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:37.57023
7Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:37.59820
8Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.80825
9Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.86120
10Carlos Sainz JrRenault Sport F1 Team1:38.09324
11Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team1:38.40816
12Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:38.53425
13Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 Team1:38.90419
14Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.26728
15Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:39.33617
16Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:39.36614
17Sean GelaelScuderia Toro Rosso1:40.40625
18Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:40.44819
19Charles LeclercSauber F1 Team1:40.82825
20Fernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaNo time4