Sutil sets ninth fastest in first free practice session

Sao Paulo: Force India’s Adrian Sutil on Friday set the ninth fastest time while his teammate Vitantonio Liuzzi was 16th fastest in the first free practice session for Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit here.

Both Sutil and Liuzzi took 29 laps each in the 90-minute session and tested several updates in their cars for the penultimate race of the season.

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel was fastest with a timing of 1:12.328 and was followed by his teammate Mark Webber (+0.482secs).

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton was third (+0.517secs).

Sutil (+1.590secs) took little over one second from the leader Vettel while Liuzzi (+2.159secs) was behind further.