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.
Follow the 2014 Russian Grand Prix first practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.
Marussia will not replace the injured Jules Bianchi for this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix, the team have confirmed.
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.
Daniil Kvyat says he has mixed feelings over his country’s first F1 race this weekend following Jules Bianchi’s crash in the Japanese Grand Prix.
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.
The Sochi Autodrom will have two DRS zones for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
F1 drivers expect the Sochi Autodrom, which will host the first Russian Grand Prix this weekend, to be similar to former F1 venues Valencia and South Korea – as well as Yas Marina.
Pirelli will supply the soft and medium tyres for the first Formula One race in Russia.
Sergey Sirotkin will drive in an F1 practice session for the first time at the Russian Grand Prix.
Further details of the track which will hold the first Russian Grand Prix next month has been revealed with the first video of the circuit as it appears in the official Formula One game F1 2014.