F1 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix Red Rules in FP1

F1 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix Red Rules in FP1
Nico Rosberg nearest challenger to Ferrari – Image Courtesy Mercedes AMP Petronas F1 Team

F1 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix Red Rules in FP1

Bahrain Grand Prix Infocentre

Ferrari emerged from its victory in China with an emphatic 1-2 at the top of the time sheets in the opening free practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Once again it was the F138 of Felipe Massa showing team mate Fernando Alonso the way in the desert environment.

Nico Rosberg was the nearest challenger to the men from Maranello with third best time just 0.134s adrift in the Mercedes F1 W04. Sebastian Vettel was fourth fastest in the Red Bull RB9 with Paul Di Resta and Jenson Button rounding out the top six.

It was a trouble free session with all cars covered by 5.728s with the slowest driver Rodolfo Gonzales in the Marussia MR02.

F1 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix - Free Practice 1 Result
Lap Time
Speed Kph
Total Diff
Felipe MassaFerrariF13811m 34.487s206.2000.0000.0001159.537.0
Fernando AlonsoFerrariF13821m 34.564s206.0320.0770.07719102.863.9
Nico RosbergMercedesF1W0431m 34.621s205.9080.0570.13422119.174.0
Sebastian VettelRed BullRB941m 34.790s205.5410.1690.30320108.267.3
Paul Di-RestaForce IndiaVJM0651m 34.949s205.1960.1590.4621792.057.2
Jenson ButtonMcLarenMP4-2861m 35.069s204.9370.1200.58222119.174.0
Mark WebberRed BullRB971m 35.101s204.8690.0320.61419102.863.9
Adrian SutilForce IndiaVJM0681m 35.119s204.8300.0180.63219102.863.9
Kimi RaikkonenLotusE2191m 35.345s204.3440.2260.8581792.057.2
Romain GrosjeanLotusE21101m 35.611s203.7760.2661.1241475.847.1
Sergio PerezMcLarenMP4-28111m 35.640s203.7140.0291.15323124.577.3
Valtteri BottasWilliamsFW35121m 35.783s203.4100.1431.2961686.653.8
Lewis HamiltonMercedesF1W04131m 35.792s203.3910.0091.3051686.653.8
Jean-Eric VergneToro RossoSTR8141m 36.014s202.9200.2221.52719102.863.9
Daniel RicciardoToro RossoSTR8151m 36.485s201.9300.4711.99820108.267.3
Pastor MaldonadoWilliamsFW35161m 36.498s201.9030.0132.0111792.057.2
Nico HulkenbergSauberC32171m 36.755s201.3660.2572.26820108.267.3
Esteban GutierrezSauberC32181m 37.214s200.4160.4592.72721113.770.6
Charles PicCaterhamCT03191m 37.850s199.1130.6363.36320108.267.3
Heikki KovalainenCaterhamCT03201m 38.401s197.9980.5513.91420108.267.3
Max ChiltonMarussiaMR02211m 39.445s195.9191.0444.9581264.940.4
Rodolfo GonzalesMarussiaMR02221m 40.215s194.4140.7705.728737.923.5


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