Rosberg leads Hamilton in Austrian GP practice

SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) Nico Rosberg led Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the first practice for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday.

Both drivers had some problems but dominated the session. Rosberg topped Hamilton by .357 seconds on the Red Bull Ring.

Rosberg has won both races since the circuit returned to Austria, and tops Formula One with five wins, holding a 24-point lead over defending champion Hamilton.

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Formula 1 Leaders: Points
RankDriverPointsWins
1 N.Rosberg 141 5
2 L.Hamilton 117 2
3 S.Vettel 96 0
4 K.Raikkonen 81 0
5 D.Ricciardo 78 0
6 M.Verstappen 54 1
7 V.Bottas 52 0
8 S.Perez 39 0
9 F.Massa 38 0
10 D.Kvyat 22 0
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