Connect with us


Rosberg top fastest as Vettel crashes in Practice 1



June.10 – The Mercedes GP’s driver Nico Rosberg top in practices one for Canadian Grand Prix. But one of the top news of the first day of action was Sebastian Vettel’s crash, the Red Bull driver starting his weekend on the back foot after an expensive driving error.

The first practice session had to be red-flagged with around 33 minutes to go when Vettel crashed into the “Wall of Champions” after his car jumped over the kerb at the final corner. The right side of the Red Bull car was heavily damaged and the world champion, who had managed just eight laps before that, was unable to go back to action.

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Mercedes Michael Schumacher done by 2-3 top fastest respectively. Felipe Massa was fourth fastest, with Jenson Button completing the top five ahead of McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

After the Vettel’s crash the session was restarted, and it was Alonso who returned to the top of the times with a lap of 1m17.102s, relegating his team-mate to second. The Spaniard went even quicker moments later, by a full second, to become the first man to lap in the 1m16s. With 13 minutes to go, Rosberg jumped to first place, outpacing Alonso by over a tenth of a second on his 28th lap of the day. The Mercedes driver stayed on track for several minutes and posted a 1m15.591s with seven minutes remaining.

Renault’s Vitaly Petrov was one a few drivers with problems, the Russian not managing to set a time until there were less than 10 minutes of the session left.

All material and photos are copyrighted material and owned by their respective owners. Use or depiction of images or trademarks throughout this website is for illustrative and editorial purposes only.Images come courtesy of;,,,,,, toyota, bmw-sauber, williamsf1, lotus, virgin,, getty Images/LAT and AP Photos.

Latest Results

Latest F1 News

2018 F123 hours ago

F1 should be a dictatorship – Berger

11SharesFormula one needs to return to its days as a dictatorship. That is the view of Gerhard Berger, the F1...

2018 F123 hours ago

We have great confidence in Honda – Red Bull

1ShareChristian Horner remains confident Honda is the right move for Red Bull. The Red Bull boss said that at Silverstone...

2018 F123 hours ago

F1 steward Mika Salo admits Ferrari penalties controversy

9SharesF1 steward Mika Salo has acknowledged the controversy over penalties given to Ferrari drivers in recent races. After Sebastian got...

2018 F123 hours ago

McLaren, Williams, admit need for change

61SharesAn anonymous engineer says struggling once-great F1 teams Williams and McLaren need to make sweeping changes. Both British teams have...

2018 F12 days ago

Hamilton is stronger than Vettel – Briatore

255SharesFlavio Briatore thinks Mercedes is still the favourite for the 2018 world championship. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has taken an 8...

2018 F12 days ago

Sirotkin reveals his biggest problem with Williams’ 2018 car

2SharesSergey Sirotkin has given more details about his biggest problem with Williams’ 2018 car. While the car is obviously uncompetitive,...

2018 F12 days ago

F1 eyes 20-year deal for Miami Grand Prix

1ShareYet another meeting could finally mean the green light for a grand prix in Miami. We have reported that Liberty...

2018 F13 days ago

Raikkonen could return to Sauber F1 for 2019

377SharesThe signs are growing ever stronger that Ferrari will have a new driver in 2019. Kimi Raikkonen admits that it...

2018 F13 days ago

Red Bull encourages Honda power to prepare for 2019 F1

1ShareRed Bull is encouraging Toro Rosso and Honda to help the senior energy drink-owned team prepare for 2019. Honda already...

2018 F13 days ago

Hamilton and Vettel Battling For The F1 Title

263SharesThe British Grand Prix at Silverstone is one that Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have dominated for years and that trend...

Most Popular is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media