Lewis Hamilton was fastest in first practice and the only driver, on early qualifying simulations, to dip under a 1’24 lap time during second practice.
Ferrari seem to have found some serious pace around Istanbul, both drivers in the top five on Friday morning and Charles Leclerc second-fastest in the afternoon. Mercedes seemed to have an edge over Red Bull, Max Verstappen unable to match Hamilton’s times.
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