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Free Practice 1
Singapore Grand Prix - 24 September 2010

Singapore Grand Prix – Follow this F1 race live with Eurosport. The action starts at 11:00 on 24 September 2010. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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We'll be back with coverage of second practice from 14:30 UK time.

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Webber then fastest in the opening session from Schumacher, Sutil, Vettel, Alguersuari, Button, Liuzzi, Buemi, Kubica and Petrov. Outside the top 10 are Hamilton (18th) and Massa (19th).

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Sutil second after his last effort while Webber, despite locking up, pushes him into third and Schumi second with 1:54.589 for top spot.

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Schumacher's final lap of a long, hard run for him is 1:54.708 and enough for P1.

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The chequered flag comes out and Hamilton crosses the line soon after with a time for 10th.

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Vettel takes top spot with 1:55.137 moments after Button had leapt up despite finding traffic.

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Hamilton cannily comes through the pitlane to find a clear part of the track to work with.

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Webber finally finds a clean lap sans traffic and the result is 1:56.831 and fifth.

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Sutil with 1:56.226 to go above Button.

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Sutil second as a flurry of quick laps are set. Webber has to back off...

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Schumi with 1:57.757 for P2 before Button tops the pile with 1:56.228.

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Button goes third with 1:57.872.

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Vettel with a first effort of 2:07.594 while Lewis sets 2:02.454 to go 12th.

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Button is 10th quickest but the others are yet to set a flying lap.

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And all four cars are indeed now on track.

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The Red Bulls and McLarens yet to come out, but surely they will do soon.

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Alguersuari third now with 1:58.974... and goes second above Schumacher with 1:57.904 on his next lap.

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Alonso out on hard slicks while the city is now in darkness.

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Kobayashi's latest 1:57.260 fastest of 15 drivers to have set a time. Massa up to third while his Ferrari team-mate Fernando Alonso waits in the cockpit and will be out soon.

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No pictures in from the session as yet - but there are a few from around the paddock. And yes, there are three of Jessica Michibata.

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Kobayashi back on top with 1:57.914.

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Glock has gone with slick tyres on his Virgin.

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Vitantonio Liuzzi up to third before his Force India team-mate Adrian Sutil takes that from him.

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Petrov went second for a minute or so before Schumi tops his effort - and that of Kobayashi. The leading mark now 1:58.504.

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Kobayashi betters his mark to 1:58.947. The track is drying quickly.

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Massa has lost the F-Duct - not literally - and goes fifth.

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Alguersuari equally messy through turn 10. Schumacher up to second, 0.198s off the pace.

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Kamui Kobayashi with 1:59.900 to go P1. Bruno Senna almost finds the barriers in his Hispania at the turn 10/11 complex.

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Still no timed laps from Hamilton, Button, Webber or Vettel.

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Alguersuari quickly takes over at the summit, his time 2:00.655.

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At the halfway point the order reads: 1.Glock 2.Barrichello 3.Hulkenberg 4.Alguersuari 5.Heidfeld 6.Schumacher 7.Kobayashi 8.Petrov 9.Massa 10.Senna 11.D'Ambrosio 12.Klien 13.Buemi

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The light is fading. The floodlights are on, giving the track that ghostly glow.

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Rubens Barrichello up to second from third with Glock's mark still standing.

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Schumacher second.

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Glock is now 2:02.180. The pole time from last year with around a minute and 46 seconds.

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There is greater traffic out there now with Glock P1 in 2:03.286. Five drivers have set a time.

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Schumacher improves to 2:04.758 with Timo Glock now in P2. The track still drying.

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Schumi tops the list with 2:06.176.

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Buemi posts 2:10.783 in the Toro Rosso, third fastest.

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Petrov down to 2:07.277, with plenty of water still affecting the lap. Schumacher into second in the Merc.

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The Renault driver sets a time of 2:09.423 to go P1.

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Vitaly Petrov is the next driver to set a time. It is slower than that of Klien, who has improved to 2:14.

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Klien is guiding his Hispania around the track. It is a timed effort - 2:18.621. The one and only time set so far.

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Webber has been back out and returned to the garage.

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Kubica back in after jumping the kerbs at turn 10.

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Robert Kubica is on track in the Renault, who of course commanded Nelson Piquet Jr to crash deliberately here in 2008 to set up the win for Fernando Alonso.

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Schumacher dispays some of that famed German humour by pulling a face in the garage while elsewhere Hamilton discusses the McLaren MP4-25 with engineers.

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The track largely quiet as teams work on their cars following the installation laps.

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This is a spectacular circuit for the cameras, situated as it is in a city. /// Red Ears: "I like this track. Running at night cuts all the visual clutter leaving only the track, the walls and a few of the spectator stands to be seen. With only 3 named turns of 23 (Turn 1 - Sheares ; Turn 7 - Memorial ; and Turn 10 - Singapore Sling) there are plenty of possibilities to liven up the rest. My favorite is Turn 17. Perhaps we could call it Nelson's Bane?"

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Both make their way out. There are large areas of standing water, while the track is dry in other parts.

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Everyone has emerged now except for Germans Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel.

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Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber were among the early drivers on track on intermediate tyres. They come back in.

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The track temperature is 27 degrees Celsius as the track dries in the sun after a storm this afternoon in Singapore.

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Christian Klien will stand in for Sakon Yamamoto at Hispania this weekend after the Japanese driver came down with food poisoning.

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The hour-and-a-half-long session begins.

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The title race is hotting up, with five drivers in with a realistic chance of winning the World Championship.

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Welcome to live coverage of first practice for the Singapore Grand Prix.