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How the teams reacted on the Friday sessions

168 days on from the race held there on 1st November last year, Formula 1 teams and driver are back at the Enzo e Dino Ferrari circuit in Imola for the second round of the 2021 season.

FP2: Bottas tops afternoon session on the harder compound

After topping the opening practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas continued to dictate the pace in FP2, beating his team mate Lewis Hamilton. In the meantime, Max Verstappen only completed five laps due to technical problems.

FP1: Bottas fastest as Perez and Ocon clash

Sunny skies greeted the Formula One circus at Imola as teams and drivers started their on-track preparations for this weekend's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas made the most of it and ended the session on top.

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - Preview

168 days on from the race held there on 1st November last year, Formula 1 is back at the Enzo e Dino Ferrari circuit in Imola for the second round of the 2021 season.

F1 alters Friday and Saturday schedule for Imola

Ahead of this weekend's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Formula One has announced tweaks to race schedule as a mark of respect for the funeral of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Allison steps down from his role as Technical Director

Mercedes announced last week that its Technical Director James Allison will step back from his day-to-day duties with current technology director Mike Elliott having been named as his predecessor.

Vergne wins on Saturday, Vandoorne seals victory on Sunday

While two-time Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne clinched the victory in Round 3 of the 2021 FIA Formula E World Championship on Saturday, Sunday saw Mercedes EQ driver Stoffel Vandoorne take his second-ever Formula E win at Rome's spectacular Circuito Cittadino dell'EUR.

Williams Racing confirms Honibe as Official Partner

Williams Racing has confirmed pioneering health and wellness brand Honibe as an Official Partner of the team for the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship season.

F1 reveals multi-year partnership with Zoom

Formula One has confirmed a multi-year partnership with Zoom Video Communications with the collaboration set to kick off in the upcoming 2021 F1 season.

Formula One confirms Drive Coffee as its Official Coffee Provider

At the beginning of the 2021 F1 season, Formula One has announced the arrival of another new partner with Drive Coffee having been named as the sport’s official Coffee Provider.