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FP1 Baku City 2019

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By Harry Schofield


The First practice session for the Azerbaijan was cancelled this morning after George Russell’s Williams Chassis was cracked after going over a loose manhole cover.



It was a bit of a comedy show, as the trick that picked up the damaged Williams crashed into into a bridge over the track.


The track has to be inspected and the manhole covers tightened up, unlike Monaco they are not welded shut, which would have made a lot more sense.


It was a massive impact and George’s head took a big impact from the shunt.


Only Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel recorded times before the session was stopped.


Leclerc 1:47.597 and Sebastian two seconds behind him.

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