Alonso tops opening practice in Singapore

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso managed to beat the two Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to lead the opening F1 practice session for the Singapore GP. Sebastian Vettel ended up 4th but then his Red Bull lemon broke down again and he had to push his car back to the pits.

Alonso's time during the Friday track cleaning session of 1m49.056s is rather meaningless because once the track rubbers in the Mercedes will be gone.

Behind Vettel was his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo but the two Red Bulls are about a second slower per lap and out to lunch right now.


1) Alonso 1m49.056s
2) Hamilton +0.122s
3) Rosberg +0.149s
4) Vettel +0.818s
5) Ricciardo +1.066s
6) Vergne +1.483s
7) Raikkonen +1.727s
8) Button +1.866s
9) Kvyat +1.934s
10) Perez +2.075s
11) Magnussen +2.161s
12) Hulkenberg +2.548s
13) Massa +2.897s
14) Maldonado +3.069s
15) Bottas +3.090s
16) Gutierrez +3.115s
17) Sutil +3.181s
18) Grosjean +3.850s
19) Bianchi +5.057s
20) Ericsson +5.419s
21) Kobayashi +5.551s
22) Chilton +6.114s

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