Canadian GP: Hamilton tops FP1 from Bottas

Hamilton used medium tyres to set a 1m12.767s, lapping 0.147s faster than teammate Valtteri Bottas managed on the soft-compound Pirellis. That left Mercedes almost a second clear of the best Ferrari and Red Bull could manage, as it gave its new-specification engine its debut in FP1.
The majority of the drivers completed their initial runs on medium-compound Pirellis but Mercedes opted to use ...Keep reading