Monza: Mercedes run 1-2 in opening practice

Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg turned the fastest lap in opening practice for the Italian GP at Monza to lead the Mercedes row ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Kimi Raikkonen led the Ferrari row in third ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel in 4th.

The Ferraris were a full second slower than the Mercedes as the Germans look to embarrass the Italians in front of their home crowd.

Sergio Perez rounded out the top-5 for Force India.

Results

1. Nico Rosberg GER Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 22.959s
2. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes-Mercedes 1m 23.162s
3. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari-Ferrari 1m 24.047s
4. Sebastian Vettel GER Ferrari-Ferrari 1m 24.307s
5. Sergio Perez MEX Force India-Mercedes 1m 24.650s
6. Romain Grosjean FRA Haas-Ferrari 1m 24.763s
7. Valtteri Bottas FIN Williams-Mercedes 1m 24.785s
8. Max Verstappen NED Red Bull-TAG 1m 24.982s
9. Esteban Gutierrez MEX Haas-Ferrari 1m 25.113s
10. Daniel Ricciardo AUS Red Bull-TAG 1m 25.120s
11. Jenson Button GBR McLaren-Honda 1m 25.351s
12. Alfonso Celis Jr MEX Force India-Mercedes 1m 25.367s
13. Fernando Alonso ESP McLaren-Honda 1m 05.507s
14. Felipe Massa BRZ Williams-Mercedes 1m 25.840s
15. Marcus Ericsson SWE Sauber-Ferrari 1m 25.853s
16. Carlos Sainz Jr ESP Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m 25.973s
17. Daniil Kvyat RUS Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m 26.074s
18. Esteban Ocon FRA Manor-Mercedes 1m 26.391s
19. Felipe Nasr BRA Sauber-Ferrari 1m 26.439s
20. Pascal Wehrlein GER Manor-Mercedes 1m 26.762s
21. Jolyon Palmer GBR Renault-Renault 1m 26.811s
22. Kevin Magnussen DEN Renault-Renault 1m 26.956s

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