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Toro Rosso's Vettel leads first Euro GP practice

Toro Rosso's Vettel leads first Euro GP practice

Toro Rosso's Sebastian Vettel was fastest in Friday's first practice session for the European Grand Prix.
The 21-year-old German driver timed 1 minute, 40.496 seconds in the morning session at the brand new 5.4-kilometer (3.4-mile) Valencia street circuit. Ferrari's Felipe Massa was second with 1:40.654 while championship leader Lewis Hamilton of McLaren was third with 1:40.822.
Vettel is 16th in the championship standings with six points _ 56 behind Hamilton _ going into Sunday's race, the 12th of 18 this season.
Toro Rosso teammate Sebastien Bourdais timed 1:41.099 for fourth place in the session, while Hungarian GP winner Heikki Kovalainen finished fifth for McLaren Mercedes with 1:41.163.
Defending champion Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari only managed seventh, behind BMW's Robert Kubica.
A second practice session is held Friday afternoon, with a third practice and qualifying on Saturday for Sunday's race.


Updated : 2021-06-14 23:24 GMT+08:00