Why Ferrari had an unusual advantage on Friday

Why Ferrari had an unusual advantage on Friday

Ferrari ended a messy Friday in Baku comfortably fastest, but its advantage didn't seem to be coming from the expected straightline speed superiority

Friday practice on the streets of Baku was a day of red - both that of the Ferraris that topped the timesheets and the flags that regularly interrupted proceedings.

Even in the abandoned first free practice session, Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel were the only drivers to set lap times and completed one-third of the total laps completed across the 10 teams.

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