Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: Google Images)
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: Google Images)
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton.
(Photo: Google Images)

Alan Baldwin of Reuters is reporting that Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in the first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday. Hamilton, who is seeking his 11th pole position in 12 races on Saturday, had the fastest time of one minute 24.670 seconds.

Baldwin writes:

“There was nothing radically different in his track performance, with the championship leader picking up where he left off in Belgium two weeks ago…”

The Briton’s Mercedes team mate and closest rival Nico Rosberg came in nearly half a second slower.

Read more at Reuters.

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