The Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix begins in Selangor on Sunday, although practices were held on Friday, and here are the results.

Malaysian F1 Grand Prix 2017 Practices News

German Sebastian Vettel finished first in the second practice with a time of one minute, 31.261 seconds. His Ferrari teammate, Kimi Raikkonen of Finland — who recently re-signed with the team through the end of 2018 — finished with a time of 1:31.865.

Finishing in third and fourth place were Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Max Verstappen of the Netherlands respectively. Ricciardo finished with a time of 1:32.099, while Verstappen had 1:32.109.

Spaniard Fernando Alonso of McLaren finished fifth, while Brit Lewis Hamilton of team Mercedes placed sixth.

The practice was stopped early after team Haas’ Romain Grosjean crashed. The French driver finished 17th in that practice.

In the first practice, Verstappen finished first with a time of 1:48.962. Ricciardo came in second with a time of 1:49.719 and Alonso finished third at 1:50.597.

Here are the full times for the first practice:

And here are the highlights:

Here are the times for the second practice:

Here is a photo of Grosjean’s collision:


The Malaysian F1 Grand Prix is a 56-lap, 193-mile race.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – SEPTEMBER 29: Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H on track during practice for the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on September 29, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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