Rosberg tops FP1 as Vettel crashes into the wall

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Canada, Circuit Gilles Villeneuveca

During a sunny first free practice session at the Gilles Villeneuve street circuit at Montreal, Mercedes GP driver Nico Rosberg has clocked the fastest laptime. With a time of 1:15:591, the German was faster than Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Mercedes team mate Michael Schumacher.

Sebastian Vettel crashed out of the session with 30 minutes left on the clock. He got it wrong on the curbs and slid into the wall.

Red Bull team mate Mark Webber only put down the 11th time in the session which might suggest that it will be a slightly more difficult race for the Championship leading team.

Results

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimeGapLaps
18Nico RosbergMercedes AMG1:15.59132
25Fernando AlonsoFerrari1:16.1390.54827
37Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG1:16.5490.95830
46Felipe MassaFerrari1:16.6581.06726
54Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Mercedes1:16.6761.08520
63Lewis HamiltonMcLaren-Mercedes1:16.8421.25119
711Rubens BarrichelloWilliams-Cosworth1:16.9901.39928
815Paul di RestaForce India-Mercedes1:17.2941.70326
99Nick HeidfeldRenault1:17.4451.85428
1014Nico HulkenbergForce India-Mercedes1:17.5491.95820
1117Sergio PerezSauber-Ferrari1:17.6622.07127
122Mark WebberRBR-Renault1:17.8202.22930
1319Jaime AlguersuariSTR-Ferrari1:18.4582.86731
1410Vitaly PetrovRenault1:18.5062.91515
1518Daniel RicciardoSTR-Ferrari1:18.6483.05735
161Sebastian VettelRBR-Renault1:18.8523.2618
1712Pastor MaldonadoWilliams-Cosworth1:18.9323.34120
1821Jarno TrulliLotus-Renault1:19.2743.68329
1920Heikki KovalainenLotus-Renault1:19.4223.83130
2016Kamui KobayashiSauber-Ferrari1:19.5773.98626
2125Jerome d'AmbrosioVirgin-Cosworth1:19.8384.24731
2223Vitantonio LiuzziHRT-Cosworth1:19.9604.36923
2324Timo GlockVirgin-Cosworth1:20.5204.92921
2422Narain KarthikeyanHRT-Cosworth1:20.8395.24827