Nico Hulkenberg set the fastest time on the first day of the second pre-season Formula 1 test in Bahrain, as Mercedes-engined teams filled three of the top four spots on the timesheet.

The Force India driver completed 78 laps of running and was the only man to crack the 1m36s. Here are the rest of the times:

01.Deutschland Nico HulkenbergSahara Force India1:36.88078
02.Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:37.87964
03.United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas1:37.90874
04.Denmark Kevin MagnussenMcLaren1:38.29581
05.Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:40.22414
06.Deutschland Adrian SutilSauber F11:40.44382
07.Holland Robin Frijn Caterham F1 Team1:42.53468
08.Russia Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:44.3465
09.France Romain GrosjeanLotus F11:44.8328
10.Brazil Felipe MassaWilliams F1 Teamno time5
11.France Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Teamno time3