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Austrian GP: Lewis Hamilton edges Max Verstappen in first practice

Lewis Hamilton completed the first practice Austrian Grand Prix race on top.

SNS | New Delhi |

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton completed the first practice of Austrian Grand Prix on top, while Red Bull's Max Verstappen finished second in Spielberg on Friday. 

Three-time Formula One champion Hamilton clocked 1.05.975, following by Verstappen at 1.06.165.

Mercedes’ second driver Valtteri Bottas also excelled at the occasion as he finished third at 1.06.345, 0.37 behind teammate Hamilton.

Force India driver Esteban Ocon finished 10th, clocking 1.07.511 in Austria.

Austrian GP 2017: The results of the first practice

Position Driver Team  Timing
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1.05.975
2 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1.06.165
3 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1.06.345
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1.06.424
5 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1.06.620