City of Miami commissioner Ken Russell posted a potential track layout on Twitter last week, with most of the course in the port area and featuring a loop around the downtown American Airlines Arena along Biscayne Bay. "The vehicle felt good from the start, and FP1 was especially promising".
But the return to western Europe heralds the start of F1's development race, and on the evidence of practice at the Circuit de Catalunya it is Mercedes who appear to have taken the greater strides.
"So, it was definitely important, and I am happy too especially because I had such a busy week coming into this weekend".
Hamilton leads the German by four points ahead of Sunday's race, the first of the European season, with some rain forecast before qualifying.
"I am seen as Lewis Hamilton the racing driver because that is the core of me, but I am hoping at some stage I will also be known as Lewis Hamilton, the racing driver and clothing designer".
A good starting position is crucial in Spain as there are not many overtaking opportunities.
Hamilton will be trying to win his second race in a row and add to his four-point lead over Vettel in the drivers' standings.
However, the first signs of trouble became apparent during the second practice session on Friday.
Romain Grosjean, who crashed under the safety auto in Azerbaijan, was the first to face trouble in the afternoon session, losing control of his Haas and getting stuck on the gravel.
"With the unanimous votes at both the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County's Economic Development and Tourism Committee, we are very pleased to have received preliminary approval towards bringing a Formula One Grand Prix to Miami", said Sean Bratches, managing director of commercial operations at Formula One.
Ferrari meanwhile caught the eye with wing mirrors mounted on the halo head protection device as an experiment.
His team-mate Brendon Hartley was not able to qualify as the team was unable to fix his vehicle in time following his crash in FP3. The team will likely have to change it for the next race, but no penalties were expected in Spain. He clipped the grass on the entry of a turn and span into the tire barrier, significantly damaging the vehicle.
Lance Stroll continued to struggle with Williams, going off track in the final minutes of qualifying. He had to retire and lost a lot of track time.
As on Friday, the champions were quickly in the groove and demonstrated more competitive speed than in practice at recent Grands Prix.
Israeli forces have shot dead a 40-year-old man, Jaber Salem Abu Mustafa, east of Khan Younis, according to the health ministry. "A journalist suffered minor injuries after being struck in the foot by a gas bomb", he said.
The KUWTK reality star spoke about her current relationship with Thompson during a new interview with Ryan Seacrest . The brief home movie shows the baby - who has freckles sprinkled across her nose - with her eyes wide open.
But drones are being tested by a broad range of companies for purposes ranging from package delivery to crop inspection. The winning projects reportedly focus on things like package delivery, agriculture, and flying drones near airports.
While there are definitely players within the United squad who would benefit from moves, it's tough to put Pogba in that bracket. It is also claimed that the likes of Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC have shown interest in landing the teenager this summer.
About 117,000 new single-family homes and 48,000 multi-family units will be built in 2020, the commission estimates . It goes into effect January 1, 2020, and includes all condominiums and apartment buildings up to three stories high.
When it's May and buckets are hard to come by and everyone is running on fumes, you need a superstar to take over the game. More importantly, he looked spry and offered no complaints about pain or limitations from the knee.
Vegas matched up with the Kings in the first round and was a popular pick for an upset, then they swept them with little issue. Both teams are entering uncharted territory and both have advanced further into the playoffs than anyone would have expected.
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Ford halts F-150 production
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Teen yelled 'It bit me' before sinking in pond
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White House condemns Iran rocket attacks against Israel
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Miranda Kerr welcomes baby boy
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Cool New Features Coming to Google Assistant
Sweeney, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama who specializes in digital media, told Moneyish. Other "digital well-being" features include "Shush" (to ignore people) and "Wind Down" (to sleep).
Google Maps could get AR walking navigation in future
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