Lewis Hamilton completed a clean sweep of fastest practice times in Bahrain as he once again headed Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg on Saturday afternoon.

Lewis_Hamilton-Bahrain_GP-2014-F02The pair were split by just 0.115s, as the Englishman continued to lead with 1m 35.324s and the German chased him hard with 1m 35.439s.

The big surprise was Sergio Perez’s smooth run to third for Force India which made him the only other runner to dip beneath 1m 36s. The Mexican’s 1m 35.868s left him just 0.544s shy of Hamilton, and six-tenths up on team mate Nico Hulkenberg, who managed 1m 36.455s in the sister VJM07.

01.44 – United Kingdom Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas1:35.32412
02.06Deutschland Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas1:35.43912
03.11 – Mexico Sergio PerezSahara Force India1:35.86810
04.07Finland Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:36.11610
05.19 – Brazil Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:36.3648
06.22 – United Kingdom Jenson ButtonMcLaren F11:36.3948
07.14 Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:36.45412
08.27 – Deutschland Nico HulkenbergSahara Force India1:36.45511
09.26 – Russia Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:36.68016
10.07Finland Kimi RaikkonenScuderia Ferrari1:36.77213
11.20 – Denmark Kevin MagnussenMcLaren F11:36.8228
12.25 – France Jean-Eric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:37.03011
13.03Australia Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:37.11911
14.21 – Mexico Esteban GutierrezSauber F1 Team1:37.32518
15.99 – Deutschland Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:38.08924
16.21 – Japan Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:38.40017
17.17 – France Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:38.73615
18.13 – Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:38.88021
19.09 – Sweden Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:38.97118
20.08 – France Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:39.20817
21.01Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:39.2258
22.04 – United Kingdom Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:39.59714