The Russian GP kicked off this weekend and from the start, it was Ferrari all the way throughout free practice. But did Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton have a few tricks up their sleeve? We take you through the qualifying session via Twitter.
— Tim Holmes Design (@timholmesdesign) April 28, 2017
The weekend was a fairly sombre one as many drivers and teams paid tribute to Formula 4 driver, Billy Monger who lost his lower limbs in an accident. Many drivers had the hashtag ‘billywhizz’ emblazoned on their helmets and cars.
— Stoffel Vandoorne (@svandoorne) April 29, 2017
Stoffel Vandoorne picked up a 15 place grid penalty for taking his 3rd power unit.
— Renault F1 Team (@RenaultF1Team) April 29, 2017
— Alfa Romeo Racing (@alfaromeoracing) April 29, 2017
Jolyon Palmer stuffed it in the wall in Q1 but Hulkenberg managed to sneak in. Meanwhile, Sauber’s Pascal Wehrlein also spun into the barriers.
Alonso was struggling in the McLaren Honda (as usual)