Abu Dhabi GP practice 1 results: Hamilton on top

Another Mercedes showdown for the Abu Dhabi Friday practice 1.

After fine-tuning cars in the first part of the session, while the teams were working on their programmes, we saw title contenders interchange first two positions on the timesheet few times. But point leader Lewis Hamilton managed to snatch a little more than one tenth from Rosberg's time.

Departing from Ferrari after a five year stint Fernando Alonso posted third fastest time, but it was 1.708sec slower than Lewis Hamilton's.

Will Stevens, who was signed by Caterham on the last minute was more than 7 seconds slower than Mercedes.

 

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:43.476   32
2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:43.609 0.133 31
3 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:45.184 1.708 22
4 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:45.334 1.858 30
5 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:45.361 1.885 23
6 25 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1:45.718 2.242 17
7 26 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:45.835 2.359 32
8 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:45.913 2.437 8
9 11 Sergio Perez Force India 1:45.983 2.507 23
10 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:46.030 2.554 24
11 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 1:46.049 2.573 23
12 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:46.131 2.655 23
13 19 Felipe Massa Williams 1:46.549 3.073 7
14 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1:46.556 3.080 28
15 13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus 1:46.711 3.235 31
16 31 Esteban Ocon Lotus 1:47.066 3.590 29
17 22 Jenson Button McLaren 1:47.235 3.759 8
18 10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham 1:47.971 4.495 24
19 37 Adderly Fong Sauber 1:48.269 4.793 25
20 46 Will Stevens Caterham 1:50.684 7.208 14

 

For the complete results, visit our Formula One result pages.

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Series Formula 1
Event Abu Dhabi GP
Sub-event Friday practice 1
Track Yas Marina Circuit
Drivers Jenson Button , Kimi Raikkonen , Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton , Felipe Massa , Nico Rosberg , Pastor Maldonado , Sebastian Vettel , Kamui Kobayashi , Nico Hulkenberg , Sergio Perez , Daniel Ricciardo , Esteban Gutierrez , Will Stevens , Valtteri Bottas , Adderly Fong , Jean-Eric Vergne , Kevin Magnussen , Daniil Kvyat , Esteban Ocon
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren , Force India , Toro Rosso , Williams
Article type Practice report