Adrian Sutil’s C33 had a technical issue with a broken hose.
Nico Hulkenberg: " I was happy with the car straight away and the performance was there."
Red Bull celebrates a house party.
The strong haul of laps has given the team a feast of data to dissect to find improvements for the rest of the weekend.
The first practice sessions for the eighth race of the season took place today in Spielberg, Austria.
Rosberg fastest at Red Bull Ring as Mercedes and Ferrari trial titanium skid plates.
Mercedes leads the way once again in FP3.
Scuderia Ferrari continued a busy programme of evaluation of the latest updates fitted to the F14 T.
There is potential to unlock further pace from the car for tomorrow.
Nico Rosberg posting the second fastest time.
Jean-Eric Vergne: "I'm not 100 percent happy because, even though it looked quite promising in the morning, we lost some speed in the afternoon."
Intermediate tyre proves its versatility once more.
The Sauber F1 Team engineers were not able to complete the planned programme, but were still able to make a little progress.
An overcast day of practice in Monaco saw Sahara Force India end both sessions inside the top ten as Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez started preparations for Sunday’s Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas: "Overall I am feeling positive and I'm looking forward to getting back in the car."
Eric Boullier: "“The possibility of an unpredictable race is a welcome one”
The Ferrari duo completed 81 laps of the street circuit, with Fernando Alonso doing the lion’s share of 46.
Sebastian Vettel: "We potentially are a little bit closer here, but you know at the moment it's all guessing."
First practice this morning saw Lewis Hamilton top the timesheets after 32 laps, with Nico a close second, just 0.032s apart.
Championship leader edges out team-mate Nico Rosberg with Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo third.
Mercedes led the way in every practice session this weekend in Barcelona.
Tyre wear and degradation in line with expectations on one of the toughest circuits of the year.
Daniil Kvyat: "I have a good feeling and I hope we can come out strong in Qualifying tomorrow.”