Nico Rosberg led the usual Mercedes one-two, less than 0.07s faster than Lewis Hamilton at the end of the first session at the Sochi Autodrom.
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Sochi does not experience the bitter temperatures other parts of Russia are famous for and it should see warm conditions for the first Russian Grand Prix.
Don’t miss any of the Russian Grand Prix sessions – here are the times for all of this weekend’s action including the GP2 and GP3 races.
Pictures from the build-up to the inaugural Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom.
Formula One faces difficult questions as it arrives in Sochi for the first Russian Grand Prix.