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Free Practice 1 results - Abu Dhabi 2014 // Hamilton leads as Button loses out on running

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Button barely saw any track time
Credit: Pirelli S.p.A.

Lewis Hamilton took the first top honours in this final weekend battle with his teammate, but as always it was super close at the top. It wasn't quite so close at the end, with Will Stevens making his F1 debut and finishing more than seven seconds off the pace. He didn't get a lot of running, however, as a fire extinguisher incident meant the car had to be cleaned hurriedly.

Stevens wasn't the only new boy on track, with Esteban Ocon and Adderly Fong also getting a Friday practice opportunity. The old guard were struggling, too, with Button and Bottas only managing eight laps and Massa completing seven. The two Williams drivers found their cars shedding bodywork at various points around the track.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:43.47632
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:43.60931
3Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:45.18422
4Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:45.33430
5Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:45.36123
6Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:45.71817
7Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:45.83532
8Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:45.9138
9Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:45.98323
10Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:46.03024
11Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:46.04923
12Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:46.13123
13Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:46.5497
14Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:46.55628
15Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:46.71131
16Esteban OconLotus F1 Team1:47.06629
17Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:47.2358
18Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:47.97124
19Adderly FongSauber F1 Team1:48.26925
20Will StevensCaterham F1 Team1:50.68414

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