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. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes GP 1:22.616 54
02. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 Team 1:22.623 44
03. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:22.952 110
04. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:22.965 66
05. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 Team 1:23.733 86
06. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:23.884 73
07. Mexico Sergio Perez Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:24.124 77
08. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1:24.144 82
09. Mexico Esteban Gutierrez Sauber F1 Team 1:25.124 68
10. United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:26.753 65
11. France Charles Pic Caterham F1 Team 1:27.534 49

Image: Mercedes GP

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