Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg set the practice pace Friday for a Spanish Grand Prix that could see the Mercedes driver celebrate his eighth win in a row.
BARCELONA: Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg set the practice pace on Friday for a Spanish Grand Prix that could see the Mercedes driver celebrate his eighth win in a row. The...
Nico Rosberg led the way with a time of one minute 23.922 seconds.
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes is under pressure to solve "lots of problems" with the handling of his car after a difficult first day of Spanish Grand Prix Formula 1 practice.
The 31-year-old maintains he remains as competitive as ever but feels he now copes with defeat far better than in his younger days
While Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was upbeat after setting the fastest time in practice at the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday, Hamilton was left looking for more answers on how to improve his setup ahead of Saturday's qualifying. Hamilton was only fourth fastest after the two practice sessions in Barcelona on Friday, saying there was a lot of work left to get the car to handle the way he wanted. Rosberg has had a perfect start to the season with four wins in as many races, while Hamilton has struggled with mechanical failures and bad luck. Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel led the first practice session and finished the day with a time that was only three hundreds of a second slower than Rosberg's.
One of the oldest cliches in sport says that form is temporary but class is permanent. It is a hope to which Lewis Hamilton can cling as the Spanish Grand Prix unfolds in Barcelona this weekend.
World champion Lewis Hamilton has been left with "lots of homework to do" as he bids to end what is now a 200-day losing streak in tomorrow's Spanish Grand Prix.