A rather uneventful first practice session with some teams trying out the new hard tyre from Pirelli and three or four showers in between just to make things a little more interesting.

The only incident was caused by Valtteri Bottas who ended up in the barriers damaging a little the back end of his car and another thing worth mentioning is that McLaren came to Hockenheimring with an impressive upgrade package.


Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. United Kingdom Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:16.595 27
02. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:17.093 22
03. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:17.370 21
04. Deutschland Michael Schumacher Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:17.382 20
05. Mexico Sergio Perez Sauber F1 1:17.413 28
06. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1:17.599 17
07. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:17.915 27
08. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari 1:17.995 22
09. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 1:18.020 20
10. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 1:18.130 21
11. Japan Kamui Kobayashi Sauber F1 1:18.226 22
12. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:18.339 21
13. Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams F1 1:18.422 28
14. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:18.709 30
15. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 1:18.831 14
16. Italy Jules Bianchi Sahara Force India 1:18.972 21
17. France Jean Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:19.039 34
18. Russia Vitaly Petrov Caterham F1 1:19.674 24
19. Finland Heikki Kovalainen Caterham F1 1:19.963 24
20. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:20.122 27
21. France Charles Pic Marussia F1 1:20.169 20
22. Germany Timo Glock Marussia F1 1:20.539 18
23. Spain Pedro de la Rosa HRT F1 Team 1:21.138 24
24. Spain Dani Clos HRT F1 Team 1:21.740 27

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