Button tops the season opening FP1

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Jenson Button has put in the quickest time of the season opening practice session in Albert Park, with his teammate Lewis Hamilton in second place to make it a great start for the McLaren squad. To round out the top three is Mercedes' Michael Schumacher, who was consistently near the top all morning long.

Results

Pos.DriverTeamTimeLaps
1.Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Mercedes1m27.560s------11
2.Lewis HamiltonMcLaren-Mercedes1m27.805s+ 0.24514
3.Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG1m28.235s+ 0.67517
4.Fernando AlonsoFerrari1m28.360s+ 0.80021
5.Mark WebberRed Bull-Renault1m28.467s+ 0.90721
6.Nico RosbergMercedes AMG1m28.683s+ 1.12322
7.Daniel RicciardoToro Rosso-Ferrari1m28.908s+ 1.34823
8.Pastor MaldonadoWilliams-Renault1m29.415s+ 1.85516
9.Kimi RaikkonenLotus-Renault1m29.565s+ 2.0058
10.Kamui KobayashiSauber-Ferrari1m29.722s+ 2.16226
11.Sebastian VettelRed Bull-Renault1m29.790s+ 2.23021
12.Nico HulkenbergForce India-Mercedes1m29.865s+ 2.30517
13.Paul di RestaForce India-Mercedes1m29.881s+ 2.32118
14.Bruno SennaWilliams-Renault1m29.953s+ 2.39321
15.Sergio PerezSauber-Ferrari1m30.124s+ 2.56422
16.Romain GrosjeanLotus-Renault1m30.515s+ 2.95516
17.Heikki KovalainenCaterham-Renault1m30.586s+ 3.02616
18.Felipe MassaFerrari1m30.743s+ 3.18311
19.Jean-Eric VergneToro Rosso-Ferrari1m31.178s+ 3.61817
20.Vitaly PetrovCaterham-Renault1m31.983s+ 4.4238
21.Timo GlockMarussia-Cosworth1m34.730s+ 7.1708
22.Charles PicMarussia-Cosworth1m40.256s+ 12.69611
23.Narain KarthikeyanHRT-Cosworthno time-------3
24.Pedro de la RosaHRT-Cosworthno time-------0