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.

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. 44 – United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:35.324 12
02. 06Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:35.439 12
03. 11 – Mexico Sergio Perez Sahara Force India 1:35.868 10
04. 07Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams Martini Racing 1:36.116 10
05. 19 – Brazil Felipe Massa Williams Martini Racing 1:36.364 8
06. 22 – United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren F1 1:36.394 8
07. 14 - Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:36.454 12
08. 27 – Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1:36.455 11
09. 26 – Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:36.680 16
10. 07Finland Kimi Raikkonen Scuderia Ferrari 1:36.772 13
11. 20 – Denmark Kevin Magnussen McLaren F1 1:36.822 8
12. 25 - France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:37.030 11
13. 03Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1:37.119 11
14. 21 – Mexico Esteban Gutierrez Sauber F1 Team 1:37.325 18
15. 99 – Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sauber F1 Team 1:38.089 24
16. 21 – Japan Kamui Kobayashi Caterham F1 Team 1:38.400 17
17. 17 – France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 Team 1:38.736 15
18. 13 – Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Lotus F1 Team 1:38.880 21
19. 09 – Sweden Marcus Ericsson Caterham F1 Team 1:38.971 18
20. 08 – France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team 1:39.208 17
21. 01Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:39.225 8
22. 04 – United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:39.597 14