Lewis Hamilton edges Sebastian Vettel in Austrian GP practice

Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton topped the second practice session at the Austrian Grand Prix from title rival Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari.

Hamilton was 0.147 seconds quicker than Vettel at the Red Bull Ring, with the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas 0.216secs off the pace.

The Finn spun at Turn Six while trying to improve and was lucky not to crash.

The Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen took fourth and fifth ahead of Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari.

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