Nico Rosberg moved to the head of the pack in Sepang on Friday afternoon, as Mercedes underlined their impressive pace in FP2.

It was an incredibly close session, Rosberg finished just ahead of Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel as the top ten cars were separated by less than a second.

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. 06Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:39.909 30
02. 07Finland Kimi Raikkonen Scuderia Ferrari 1:39.944 30
03. 01Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:39.970 30
04. 44United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:40.051 32
05. 14 - Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:40.103 29
06. 19 – Brazil Felipe Massa Williams Martini Racing 1:40.112 34
07. 03Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1:40.276 29
08. 22 – United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren F1 1:40.628 28
09. 77 – Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams Martini Racing 1:40.638 35
10. 27 – Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1:40.691 34
11. 25 - France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:40.777 33
12. 20 – Denmark Kevin Magnussen McLaren F1 1:41.014 20
13. 99 – Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sauber F1 Team 1:41.257 28
14. 26 – Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:41.325 32
15. 21 – Mexico Esteban Gutierrez Sauber F1 Team 1:41.407 34
16. 11 – Mexico Sergio Perez Sahara Force India 1:41.671 25
17. 08 – France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team 1:42.531 14
18. 04 – United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:43.638 20
19. 17 – France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 Team 1:43.752 29
20. 09 – Sweden Marcus Ericsson Caterham F1 Team 1:45.703 31
21. 10 – Japan Kamui Kobayashi Caterham F1 Team no time 0
22. 13 – Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Lotus F1 Team no time 0