Rosberg beats Hamilton in first free practice

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Spain, Circuit de Catalunyaes

During the first free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix, the first leg of the European F1 season, Nico Rosberg was the fastest man on track. The German clocked a faster lap time than team mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

Results

Pos.No.DriverTeamTimeGapLaps
16Nico RosbergMercedes AMG1:26.828s-28
244Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG1:26.898s+0.07s27
35Sebastian VettelFerrari1:27.806s+0.978s21
47Kimi RäikkönenFerrari1:27.832s+1.004s16
555Carlos SainzToro Rosso1:28.132s+1.304s27
633Max VerstappenToro Rosso1:28.529s+1.701s23
726Daniil KvyatRed Bull Racing1:28.785s+1.957s7
819Felipe MassaWilliams1:28.831s+2.003s21
93Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:29.075s+2.247s9
1012Felipe NasrSauber1:29.140s+2.312s14
1127Nico HulkenbergForce India1:29.409s+2.581s20
1236Raffaele MarcielloSauber1:29.630s+2.802s15
1330Jolyon PalmerLotus F11:29.676s+2.848s21
1441Susie WolffWilliams1:29.708s+2.88s22
1514Fernando AlonsoMcLaren1:29.813s+2.985s22
1622Jenson ButtonMcLaren1:29.817s+2.989s22
1711Sergio PerezForce India1:30.096s+3.268s19
1813Pastor MaldonadoLotus F11:30.110s+3.282s7
1928Will StevensMarussia1:32.471s+5.643s22
2098Roberto MerhiMarussia1:32.647s+5.819s20

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