Russian GP: Best images from Sochi on Friday

Check out the best photos so far from Motorsport Images as the Formula 1 circus descends on Sochi for the Russian Grand Prix, and the cars hit the racetrack.

Robert Kubica, Williams FW42

Robert Kubica, Williams FW42
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90
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Sergio Perez, Racing Point

Sergio Perez, Racing Point
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Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34, leads Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34, leads Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10
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George Russell, Williams Racing FW42

George Russell, Williams Racing FW42
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Lance Stroll, Racing Point

Lance Stroll, Racing Point
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10
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Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15, locks up under braking

Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15, locks up under braking
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, leads Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, in the pit lane

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90, leads Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90, in the pit lane
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Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34, in the pits during practice

Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34, in the pits during practice
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Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team

Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team
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Nico Hulkenberg, Renault F1 Team R.S. 19

Nico Hulkenberg, Renault F1 Team R.S. 19
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Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34

Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34
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Bernie Ecclestone, Chairman Emiritus of Formula 1

Bernie Ecclestone, Chairman Emiritus of Formula 1
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10
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Kimi Raikkonen, Alfa Romeo Racing C38

Kimi Raikkonen, Alfa Romeo Racing C38
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Sergio Perez, Racing Point RP19, runs wide

Sergio Perez, Racing Point RP19, runs wide
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Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-19

Romain Grosjean, Haas F1 Team VF-19
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Laurent Mekies, Sporting Director, Ferrari, with Michael Masi, Race Director, FIA

Laurent Mekies, Sporting Director, Ferrari, with Michael Masi, Race Director, FIA
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Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34

Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W10
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15

Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15
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Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren

Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren
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The helmet of Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19

The helmet of Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19
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Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, stops in FP1

Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, stops in FP1
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Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team

Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team
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Charles Leclerc, Ferrari

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari
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Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34

Carlos Sainz Jr., McLaren MCL34
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Sergio Perez, Racing Point

Sergio Perez, Racing Point
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Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34
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Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15

Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, in the pits

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10, in the pits
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1
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Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, in the garage

Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, in the garage
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Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90
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Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso STR14, in the garage

Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso STR14, in the garage
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The helmet of Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso

The helmet of Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso
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Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10

Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG W10
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Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19

Daniel Ricciardo, Renault F1 Team R.S.19
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Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF90
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Photo by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images

George Russell, Williams Racing FW42

George Russell, Williams Racing FW42
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Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Lance Stroll, Racing Point RP19, in the pit lane during practice

Lance Stroll, Racing Point RP19, in the pit lane during practice
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Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF90
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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB15, runs wide

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB15, runs wide
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Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15, runs wide over a kerb

Alex Albon, Red Bull RB15, runs wide over a kerb
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Mattia Binotto, Team Principal Ferrari

Mattia Binotto, Team Principal Ferrari
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Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo Racing C38

Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo Racing C38
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Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34

Lando Norris, McLaren MCL34
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Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, stops in FP1

Daniil Kvyat, Toro Rosso, stops in FP1
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Photo by: Simon Galloway / Motorsport Images

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