After the first two European races, Formula One's mid-season flyaway takes the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team to Montreal for the Canadian Grand Prix, Round Seven of the 2013 World Championship.
Nico's fastest time in the afternoon session was one second quicker than the fastest lap in P2 last year
'Sooner or later I will retire, but first I want to see the fruits of the hard work.' - Ross Brawn
The team completed just short of two race distances, with a total of 104 laps (Nico: 59, Lewis: 45).
Mercedes AMG Petronas drivers can't wait to get back in the car at Bahrain GP
Nico Rosberg was following the same strategy and had stopped on laps 5 and19, followed by a further stop on lap 20. The team retired his car on lap 21 when a problem with the rear anti-roll bar was identified.
Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff do not agree with Brawn's decision
Long runs gave a lot today which will be relevant for the race on Sunday
Mercedes AMG Petronas finished Australian GP with a 5th place for Hamilton, but Rosberg had to retire