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Qualifying ahead of Red Bull will be a huge bonus – Hamilton

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Lewis Hamilton dominated the entire session of morning practice session and also his team-mate Jenson Button set second top fastest in this session. McLaren guys keep on the consistent performance and the duo posted second and third fastest in second free practice.

The evening session Sebastian Vettel took quickest lap, and also he is better performance in soft-compound. The temperature is massively losing in the second practice final session; the Brit says it was tricky phase, and he added that get in front of the Red Bulls in qualifying tomorrow will be a huge bonus for us.

“Our car looked good in FP1, but FP2 was a little bit more of a challenge for me. It was quite tricky to get a good time from the Option [tyre], so tonight we’ll need to do some work around figuring out how to switch our Options on.” Hamilton said.

“We anticipated that Sebastian [Vettel] would be quick – and, in FP2, in particular, the Red Bulls duly picked up pace. But, as I say, our car was quick in FP1, and very near the top of the time-sheets all day, so we’ve got plenty to build on.

“We’ll work as hard as we can tonight, as always, and, if we can get ahead of the Red Bulls in qualifying tomorrow, it’ll be a huge bonus for us.”


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