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Free Practice 1 results - Bahrain 2014 // Mercedes lead Ferrari as Friday drivers get their chance

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Hamilton puts in a late flyer to go top in FP1
Credit: Daimler AG

There were three reserve drivers in action today, with Giedo van der Garde in at Sauber, Felipe Nasr getting behind the wheel of the Williams, and Robin Frijns taking his turn at Caterham. Mercedes were the fastest team out there, with Nico Rosberg leading the way for much of the session, to be pipped towards the end by his teammate Lewis Hamilton.

The third place driver was Fernando Alonso, who at one point was sent out of the garage with a mixture of the soft and medium compounds on. He didn't get very far down the pit lane before crawling to a halt. Meanwhile, Kimi Räikkönen was struggling with his brakes, and ran massively wide - avoiding any walls, however.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:37.50214
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:37.73313
3Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:37.95317
4Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:38.12210
5Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:38.63616
6Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:38.78312
7Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:38.94915
8Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.05624
9Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:39.10221
10Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.38916
11Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:39.53311
12Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.86226
13Felipe NasrWilliams Martini Racing1:40.07814
14Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:40.40619
15Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:40.65220
16Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:40.79331
17Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:40.88920
18Giedo van der GardeSauber F1 Team1:40.91320
19Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:41.03624
20Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:41.79420
21Robin FrijnsCaterham F1 Team1:42.41735
22Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:42.71121

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