Lewis Hamilton ongoing the Mercedes team’s dominance from the 2014 Formulation one period by topping initial apply for your Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Malaysian GP winner was quickest throughout the opening half-hour from the 90-minute session, throughout which motorists are permitted to make use of their additional established of medium-compound Pirellis, lapping 0.113s quicker than team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Each Mercedes waited till the ultimate twenty minutes from the session to go out on their own 2nd established of mediums, by which period Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso experienced taken leading place following environment a time 4 tenths of the 2nd quicker than Hamilton’s initial operate regardless of a short lock-up at Flip ten.
Hamilton then established the quickest time from the session in all 3 sectors to reclaim leading place, the next time he continues to be fastest throughout FP1 in 3 2014 races.
Rosberg retained 2nd location, even though he was about a tenth slower than Hamilton experienced been around the initial operates, ending up 0.231s from the tempo.
Alonso finished the session 3rd quickest, four-and-a-half tenths slower than Hamilton and 0.169s forward of Nico Hulkenberg because the Ferrari and Power India motorists ongoing the fight which has raged through the entire period up to now.
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