Nico Rosberg has put Mercedes on top of the time sheets after the first day of testing in Barcelona.

The German driver was fastest on a cloudy day where rain was expected over the Catalonian circuit but didn’t arrive at the end of the day. Rosberg was closely followed by Raikkonen and Alonso who was the only driver to drive over 100 laps.

Barcelona – pre-season practice 1 session 1 results

Pos.DriversTeamsTimeLaps
01.Deutschland Nico RosbergMercedes GP1:22.61654
02.Finland Kimi RaikkonenLotus F1 Team 1:22.62344
03.Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari 1:22.952110
04.Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:22.96566
05.Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team 1:23.73386
06.Australia Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:23.88473
07.Mexico Sergio PerezVodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:24.12477
08.United Kingdom Paul di RestaSahara Force India1:24.14482
09.Mexico Esteban GutierrezSauber F1 Team 1:25.12468
10.United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team1:26.75365
11.France Charles PicCaterham F1 Team 1:27.53449

Image: Mercedes GP

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