Four Korean Air Force jets (hopefully from South Korea and not North Korea) zoomed around in the skies above the track as the Free Practice 1 session began.
When the session was over, Lewis Hamilton had clocked the quickest time ‚Äì 1:39.630 ‚Äì in his Mercedes, beating out Red Bull's Mark Webber (1:39.816) and Mercedes' Nico Rosberg who set a 1:40.117.
The ambient air temperature at the start of the 90-minute session was 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius), and the track temperature was 84 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celsius.)
Marussia reserve driver Rodolfo Gonzales, who was substituting for Jules Bianchi in FP1, was the first driver out on the 18-turn 3.489-mile...
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