United States GP practice 1 results: Hamilton leads Rosberg

Mercedes topped the charts in FP1 at COTA.

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg lead FP1 at COTA, followed by McLaren's Jenson Button. There were a couple notable incidents in the session. Separate spins by Adrian Sutil and Pastor Maldonado placed the track under a local yellow, but they both rejoined the circuit without further issue.

Felipe Nasr and Max Verstappen also got some practice laps under their belt, both placing inside the top ten.

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:39.941   27
2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:40.233 0.292 31
3 22 Jenson Button McLaren 1:40.319 0.378 26
4 26 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:40.887 0.946 32
5 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 1:40.987 1.046 28
6 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:41.065 1.124 26
7 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:41.463 1.522 20
8 77 Felipe Nasr Williams 1:41.545 1.604 18
9 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:41.722 1.781 23
10 25 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:41.785 1.844 31
11 19 Felipe Massa Williams 1:41.907 1.966 20
12 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:41.965 2.024 23
13 13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus 1:42.329 2.388 27
14 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber 1:42.333 2.392 22
15 11 Sergio Perez Force India 1:42.359 2.418 22
16 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1:42.516 2.575 23
17 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:42.598 2.657 5
18 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1:43.229 3.288 26

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Series Formula 1
Event United States GP
Sub-event Friday practice 1
Track Circuit of the Americas
Drivers Jenson Button , Kimi Raikkonen , Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton , Felipe Massa , Nico Rosberg , Pastor Maldonado , Sebastian Vettel , Adrian Sutil , Nico Hulkenberg , Sergio Perez , Romain Grosjean , Daniel Ricciardo , Esteban Gutierrez , Felipe Nasr , Kevin Magnussen , Daniil Kvyat , Max Verstappen
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren , Force India , Toro Rosso , Williams
Article type Practice report