2014 RUSSIAN GP: NICO ROSBERG BETTER THAN LEWIS HAMILTON AT FIRST PRACTICE SESSION

Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in the opening Formula 1 practice session at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver put in a time just 0.065 seconds quicker than his team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Jenson Button impressed for McLaren, setting the third quickest time.

P DRIVER TEAM TIME GAP LAPS
1.Nico RosbergMercedes AMG1:42.311-29
2.Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG1:42.3760.06525
3.Jenson ButtonMcLaren1:42.5070.19628
4.Fernando AlonsoFerrari1:42.7200.40927
5.Kevin MagnussenMcLaren1:43.0260.71528
6.Sergio PerezForce India1:43.1290.81826
7.Daniil KvyatToro Rosso1:43.1640.85329
8.Kimi RaikkonenFerrari1:43.2120.90123
9.Jean-Eric VergneToro Rosso1:43.3271.01624
10.Valtteri BottasWilliams1:43.5421.2319
11.Felipe MassaWilliams1:43.7411.43022
12.Daniel RicciardoRed Bull1:43.8211.51025
13.Nico HulkenbergForce India1:43.9761.66521
14.Sebastian VettelRed Bull1:44.5062.19530
15.Adrian SutilSauber1:44.6252.31426
16.Pastor MaldonadoLotus1:44.8762.56526
17.Sergey SirotkinSauber1:45.0322.72122
18.Romain GrosjeanLotus1:45.1902.87925
19.Roberto MerhiCaterham1:46.7824.47118
20.Marcus EricssonCaterham1:46.9224.61118
21.Max ChiltonMarussia1:47.2844.97326