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Hamilton dominates in both free practice sessions - Lewis heads up FP1 and 2, whilst Kubica crashes and Glock flies

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Today is the 18th July 2008 and this is F1Minute.

Lewis Hamilton topped both Free Practice sessions in Hockenheim today, the first one being a McLaren one-two, and the second seeing Hamilton ahead of Massa. Notable events included Kubica smashing into the wall in FP1, he emerged unscathed and the mechanics worked furiously to get his car out in the afternoon. Also, Glock had an airborne moment in his Toyota, and landed with a serious bump.

Elsewhere today, Ross Brawn has said that he expects Button and Barrichello to remain with the team next year. Although negotiations are still ongoing, and Brawn doesn’t believe it is of high priority at the moment, he said: “I don't think there will be any dramatic change. It's unfair to criticise the drivers as we haven't provided them with a good enough car."

Finally, Anthony Hamilton has sparked a new raft of speculation by having a not-so-secret meeting with Stefano Domenicali. Pictures have emerged of the two chatting, and whilst that’s all we know, it doesn’t stop the Hamilton to Ferrari rumours from starting afresh.

That’s all for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.