Max Verstappen ended the morning at the Baku City Circuit atop the early FP1 timesheet.
Following the morning practice, the Ferrari duo of Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc are the championship leader’s closest rivals at this point – Leclerc was just 0.043s off the pace in second on hard tyres.
Mercedes once again have yet to show their hand this weekend, with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas only 7th and 10th when time ran out this morning.
At the end of FP1, we have another mixed-up timesheet ahead of FP2 this afternoon.
Here are the full results from FP1 in Azerbaijan: