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FP1 HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the best action from the opening session of the Belgian GP weekend

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The Formula 1 circus arrived at Spa Francorchamps this week for the Belgian Grand Prix, and the cars hit the track for the first practice session ahead of the race on Friday morning.

Although at first glance it might have looked like business as usual with the two Mercedes cars first and second at the top of the time sheets with Max Verstappen behind them in third, a closer look revealed that the Dutchman was just 0.012s behind Lewis Hamilton in the second Mercedes.

FP1 REPORT: Bottas leads tight battle at top of the time sheets in Belgian GP practice as Ferrari struggle

Verstappen was followed closely by the Racing Point cars, with Sergio Perez just 0.136s off Valtteri Bottas' leading time, with the top four cars tightly bunched up in terms of their fastest laps.

Tap play in the video above to see all the key moments from the first session of the Belgian GP weekend.

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