Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber again led the way at the Circuit of The Americas on Saturday morning, but this time Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton at least got within three-tenths of the world champion.

Sebastian_Vettel-U.S.-GP-P01Nico Hulkenberg was an impressive fourth for Sauber, while Romain Grosjean took fifth for Lotus ahead of McLaren’s Jenson Button. Nico Rosberg came seventh for Mercedes followed by Sergio Perez while Valtteri Bottas put his Williams in ninth place and was followed by Adrian Sutil who completed the top ten.

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:36.733 14
02. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:36.936 20
03. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:37.064 22
04. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sauber F1 1:37.272 20
05. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 1:37.345 20
06. United Kingdom Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:37.534 18
07. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:37.578 24
08. Mexico Sergio Perez Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:37.583 19
09. Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams F1 1:37.747 17
10. Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sahara Force India 1:37.748 21
11. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:37.763 16
12. Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez Sauber F1 1:37.774 18
13. Finland Heikki Kovalainen Lotus F1 1:37.879 21
14. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 1:38.022 16
15. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:38.109 23
16. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1:38.275 22
17. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari 1:38.408 17
18. France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:38.636 21
19. France Charles Pic Caterham F1 Team 1:39.578 19
20. Holland Giedo van der Garde Caterham F1 Team 1:40.056 21
21. France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 Team 1:40.825 21
22. United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:41.293 18