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Free Practice 1 results - Malaysian Grand Prix 2015 - Hamilton sits out the session as Alonso makes his comeback

Alonso makes his comeback
Credit: McLaren

Nico Rosberg topped the times for the first session in Sepang, after a mixed morning for Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton failed to complete a timed lap with an engine problem keeping him in the garage. Meanwhile, McLaren driver Fernando Alonso made his first appearance of the year making his comeback from the testing accident that sidelined him in Australia.

It was also the first time we got to see the Manor team on track, with both drivers making an appearance and completing 16 laps between them. Valtteri Bottas was also back in action, but the Williams team didn't quite have the pace they might have hoped. Instead it was Ferrari who were best of the rest, with Romain Grosjean fourth in line.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:40.12420
2Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:40.49717
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:40.98513
4Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:41.54314
5Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:41.59626
6Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:41.78715
7Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso1:41.80323
8Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:41.88223
9Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:42.05518
10Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:42.06416
11Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:42.10323
12Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:42.56719
13Raffaele MarcielloSauber F1 Team1:42.62113
14Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:42.88520
15Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:42.89313
16Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:43.05415
17Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:43.10019
18Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:46.6868
19Roberto MerhiManor Marussia F1 Team1:47.6838
20Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamNo time4