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Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Charles Leclerc leads the FP1 session

Miami GP FP1 LIVE: The FP1 session gets concluded with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc going fastest followed by George Russell and Max Verstappen in second and third positions. Red Bull will look to leapfrog Ferrari and snatch the first place in the constructors’ standings, while Mercedes will bring updates to cure their Porpoising issues at the Miami Grand Prix, which debuts for the first time in the F1 calendar. Meanwhile, Ferrari are currently leading the Constructors’ standings with 124 points. Follow Formula 1 and Miami GP Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

The Miami Grand Prix is making its debut for the very first time and will be the second race in the United States after Austin Grand Prix. The track is built around the car park of the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.

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Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc leads followed by George Russell and Max Verstappen in second and third position – Follow Miami GP FP1 LIVE Updates

  • The FP1 session comes to an end with Leclerc leading the time charts followed by Russell and Verstappen.
  • Max Verstappen betters his lap time after setting a time of 1m.31.277s.
  • Whoa, it’s Alex Albon who is now the second-fastest in the time charts.
  • Red Bull’s Max Verstappen now goes fastest after setting a lap time of 1m.31.350s.
  • The big surprise for today is Lewis Hamilton as he sees himself second in the time charts. With all the rumors going out that he’ll leave Mercedes, he has really come out all guns blazing. It’s nice to see the seven-time F1 champion in the top spot and this is where he belongs.
  • Less than 15 minutes remaining in the FP1 session to conclude.
  • The session gets underway once again as the green lights are shown.
  • The effect of Porpoising seems way less here at the Miami circuit as compared to the initial four races that we have been to. Have teams found a way to cure the problem or is it the circuit? Only time will tell.
  • Guanyu Zhou asks for his teammate’s well-being over the team radio.
Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Valtteri Bottas crashes and damages hit rear wing.
  • Valtteri Bottas has crashed and it’s a red flag. He has damaged his rear wing.
  • Lewis Hamilton goes second fastest.
  • The main talking part of today’s event is the helmets that drivers are wearing. They give a much more Miami feeling to the event.
  • Red Bull’s Perez is fourth and Verstappen is in the seventh position. Meanwhile, Mercedes’ Russell is in fifth and Hamilton sees himself down in the eighth position.
  • Ferrari is still leading the time charts as their drivers are 1-2 in the standings.
  • Christian Horner says, “An interesting track, and I’ve never know a race have so much demand. The characteristics of the track look like a cross between Jeddah and Baku. Tyres will be crucial. It’s going to be a fascinating race.”
  • Carlos Sainz leads with Sergio Perez and Charles Leclerc in second and third positions. Meanwhile, George Russell and Lewis Hamilton are fourth and sixth in the FP1 session.
  • Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc leads the FP1 session followed by George Russell and Carlos Sainz.
  • Charles Leclerc goes fastest after setting a lap time of 1m.34.846s.
  • Max Verstappen now goes fastest after setting a lap time of 1m.36.099s.
  • Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc goes fastest after setting a lap time of 1m.36.920s.
  • Lance Stroll is on his flying lap and sets a lap time of 1m.39.513s.
  • The FP1 session of the debut Miami Grand Prix gets underway.
  • It’s already 33 Degrees Celsius, with a track temperature of 54 Degrees.
  • The FP1 will start in four minutes.

Meanwhile, Ferrari are looking like the team to beat as they are on top of their F1-75 car. Their Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc has dominated the proceedings so far in the 2022 season after winning the Bahrain and Australian Grand Prix.

Red Bull suffered reliability issues in the starting three races but came out strongly at the Imola Grand Prix. On top of it, Red Bull saw a 1-2 finish at the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix with Verstappen claiming his second victory of the season.

Whereas, Mercedes will look to bring updates to Miami and cure their Porpoising issues. They are way behind in terms of points as they are on 77 points and third in the Constructors’ standings. The Silver Arrows team looks like the third-fastest team after their rivals Ferrari and Red Bull.

Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc leads followed by George Russell and Max Verstappen in second and third position – Follow Miami GP FP1 LIVE Updates

Practice 1, Date – 07th May

Timings – 00:00 to 01:00 IST

Practice 2, Date – 07th May

Timings – 03:00 to 04:00 IST

Practice 3, Date – 07th May

Timings – 22:30 to 23:30 IST

Qualifying, Date – 08th May

Timings – 01:30 to 02:30 IST

Race, Date – 09th May

Timings – 01:00 to 03:00 IST

Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Red Bull look to DETHRONE Ferrari from first place, while Mercedes bring UPGRADES to solve porpoising problem - Follow Miami GP FP1 LIVE Updates
Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Miami Grand Prix track layout.

Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc leads followed by George Russell and Max Verstappen in second and third position – Follow Miami GP FP1 LIVE Updates

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Where can you watch the Practice, Qualifying, and Race on TV?

The Practice, Qualifying, and Race can be viewed on Star Sports.

Where can you watch the Practice, Qualifying, and Race? – Live Stream

The Practice, Qualifying, and Race can be live-streamed on Disney + Hotstar.

Location – Miami, United States

First Grand Prix – 2022

Number of Laps – 57

Circuit Length – 5.412 km

Race Distance – 308.326 km

Miami GP FP1 LIVE: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc leads followed by George Russell and Max Verstappen in second and third position – Follow Miami GP FP1 LIVE Updates

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