Suzuka FP1: Rosberg on top

Teenager Max Verstappen became the youngest Formula One participant on Saturday but his record outing went up in smoke as he was forced to halt his misfiring Toro Rosso.

As Nico Rosberg topped first free practice ahead of Lewis Hamilton, Verstappen managed 21 laps of the Suzuka circuit before having to pull over as smoke gushed from his car.