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2018-04-13 08:33

Image: Andrej Isakovic

Shanghai - 2017 Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver in the opening practice session for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

Hamilton of Mercedes clocked 1min33.999 seconds on the 5.451-kilometer circuit.

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen was 0.359 seconds behind, followed by Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes. Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen and Vettel were next.

The track was dry on a chilly day with the possibility of rain for the second session later on Friday.

As it happened: Chinese GP - 1st Practice 

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