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Free Practice 1 results - German Grand Prix 2016 - Mercedes dominate practice with Rosberg on top

Mercedes dominate practice with Rosberg on top
Credit: Daimler AG

Rosberg took the top spot at the first practice session of his home race weekend, but Mercedes were miles ahead of everyone else anyway. Sebastian Vettel, in third place, was a full second behind the pace of the front runners. Nine of the drivers, at the other end of the timesheets, were more than three seconds off the pace of Rosberg.

Meanwhile, the duo of Charles Leclerc and Esteban Ocon were back in their respective Haas and Renault cars, appearing in Friday practice for the third weekend in a row. Most of the drivers struggled to get turn one right, but there were no major incidents throughout the field, getting the weekend off to a good start for all.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:15.51732
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:15.84330
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:16.66729
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:16.85223
5Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:16.92729
6Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:17.08930
7Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:17.18318
8Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:17.61215
9Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:18.00825
10Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:18.04422
11Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:18.19828
12Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:18.21037
13Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:18.32233
14Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:18.58920
15Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:18.59135
16Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:18.62829
17Charles LeclercHaas F1 Team1:18.88232
18Kevin MagnussenRenault Sport F1 Team1:18.93335
19Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:18.96122
20Esteban OconRenault Sport F1 Team1:18.98130
21Rio HaryantoManor Racing MRT1:19.16734
22Pascal WehrleinManor Racing MRT1:19.97533