And is begun ladies and gentlemen. The first practice of the Australian GP is over and all those who believed that Red Bull was hiding it’s real pace were right. Sebastian Vettel managed to put himself at the top of the time sheets with in just over 16 laps with the time of: 1:27.211, he was closely followed by Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso.

Here are the results in full:

Australian GP 2013 – Practice 1 Results

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:27.211 16
02. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari 1:27.289 17
03. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:27.547 16
04. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:27.552 18
05. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:27.668 18
06. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 1:27.877 17
07. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:28.013 17
08. Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sahara Force India 1:28.426 19
09. United Kingdom Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:28.440 19
10. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 1:28.520 15
11. Mexico Sergio Perez Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:28.597 19
12. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sauber F1 1:28.786 19
13. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1:28.910 18
14. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 1:29.443 20
15. Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams F1 1:29.928 19
16. Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez Sauber F1 1:30.203 17
17. France Jean Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:30.729 17
18. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:30.969 19
19. France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 1:31.263 24
20. United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 1:32.176 23
21. France Charles Pic Caterham F1 Team 1:32.274 21
22. Holland Giedo van der Garde Caterham F1 Team 1:32.388 18