French Grand Prix training session. The excitement is grand as the French Grand Prix makes a comeback after 10 years on June 24 at Circuit Paul Ricard. The second practice session of the French Grand Prix 2018 was dominated by the Mercedes Driver Lewis Hamilton.
He showed staggering pace and was 0.704 seconds quicker than Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo who was the closest to him. The Canadian Grand Prix winner, Sebastian Vettel was only fifth fastest in the second practice session of the French Grand Prix 2018.
Force India lost a wheel at French Grand Prix training session:
During the French Grand Prix training session, a 10 minute red flag period also featured as Force India’s car lost a wheel. The loss of Sergio Perez’s wheel will be investigated by Team Force India. This French Grand Prix is the first at Paul Ricard in 28 years. The last race happened here in 1990 when Alain Prost registered a win for Ferrari.
Sebastian Vettel has a one-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the world championship. But this time Lewis Hamilton will be driving a Mercedes with an upgraded engine which is both about performance and reliability.
This new engine was to make his first appearance at the Canadian Grand Prix. But it will be now making its debut at the French Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel finished first at the Canadian Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton finished 5th.
Can the new Mercedes engine help Lewis Hamilton catch up on Vettel’s lead? Who do you think will win the French Grand Prix?