Japanese GP: Hamilton leads dominant Mercedes one-two in FP1

Hamilton toppled teammate Valtteri Bottas to set a session-best 1m28.691s, putting the team seven-tenths clear of Red Bull and a full second clear of Ferrari. Daniel Ricciardo ended FP1 third, with Kimi Raikkonen beating Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel to fourth. Ricciardo was the session’s early pacesetter as he and teammate Max Verstappen ran quickly on soft tyres in the opening half ... ... Keep reading