Bahrain GP: Rosberg leads Mercedes 1-2 in Practice 2

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by 0.115s in Friday's second free practice session for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen was third for Ferrari, a tenth ahead of teammate Sebastian Vettel who suffered some damage to his front wing after contact with Sergio Perez's Force India at the first corner with just over 10 minutes remaining, dropping debris on track that brought out the red flag for three minutes.

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas was fifth fastest time, six-tenths off the pace, but ahead of Daniel Ricciardo was sixth-fastest for Red Bull Racing,

Practice 2 Times

Pos Driver Car Time Behind Laps
1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes/Mercedes 1m34.647s 0.000s 31
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes/Mercedes 1m34.762s 0.115s 33
3 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari/Ferrari 1m35.174s 0.527s 30
4 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari/Ferrari 1m35.277s 0.630s 26
5 Valtteri Bottas Williams/Mercedes 1m35.280s 0.633s 36
6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault 1m35.449s 0.802s 27
7 Pastor Maldonado Lotus/Mercedes 1m35.474s 0.827s 34
8 Felipe Nasr Sauber/Ferrari 1m35.793s 1.146s 27
9 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull/Renault 1m35.883s 1.236s 23
10 Felipe Massa Williams/Mercedes 1m35.884s 1.237s 35
11 Marcus Ericsson Sauber/Ferrari 1m36.148s 1.501s 34
12 Fernando Alonso McLaren/Honda 1m36.191s 1.544s 22
13 Romain Grosjean Lotus/Mercedes 1m36.334s 1.687s 31
14 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso/Renault 1m36.471s 1.824s 32
15 Nico Hulkenberg Force India/Mercedes 1m36.805s 2.158s 30
16 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso/Renault 1m36.917s 2.270s 26
17 Sergio Perez Force India/Mercedes 1m37.062s 2.415s 33
18 Will Stevens Marussia/Ferrari 1m39.131s 4.484s 21
19 Jenson Button McLaren/Honda 1m39.209s 4.562s 15
20 Roberto Merhi Marussia/Ferrari 1m40.592s 5.945s 26

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