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.DriversTeamsTimeLaps
01.06Deutschland Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas1:39.90930
02.07Finland Kimi RaikkonenScuderia Ferrari1:39.94430
03.01Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:39.97030
04.44United Kingdom Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas1:40.05132
05.14 Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:40.10329
06.19 – Brazil Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:40.11234
07.03Australia Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:40.27629
08.22 – United Kingdom Jenson ButtonMcLaren F11:40.62828
09.77 – Finland Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:40.63835
10.27 – Deutschland Nico HulkenbergSahara Force India1:40.69134
11.25 – France Jean-Eric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:40.77733
12.20 – Denmark Kevin MagnussenMcLaren F11:41.01420
13.99 – Deutschland Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:41.25728
14.26 – Russia Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:41.32532
15.21 – Mexico Esteban GutierrezSauber F1 Team1:41.40734
16.11 – Mexico Sergio PerezSahara Force India1:41.67125
17.08 – France Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:42.53114
18.04 – United Kingdom Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:43.63820
19.17 – France Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:43.75229
20.09 – Sweden Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:45.70331
21.10 – Japan Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Teamno time0
22.13 – Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Teamno time0