Canadian GP: di Resta tops wet opening practice

Paul di Resta put Force India on top of times in the opening practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday.

The Briton emerged fastest with a time of 1m21.020s after he benefited from a late yellow flag, as all drivers tried to set a time in the dry following a mostly wet session.

Di Resta set his fastest time using Pirelli's medium tires.

McLaren's Jenson Button was second quickest, with Lotus driver Romain Grosjean in third and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in fourth. Kimi Raikkonen completed the top five in the second Lotus.


Pos Driver Team Time Behind Laps
1. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1m21.020s +0.000s 10
2. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m21.108s +0.088s 20
3. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m21.258s +0.238s 21
4. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m21.308s +0.288s 16
5. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault 1m21.608s +0.588s 22
6. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m22.068s +1.048s 18
7. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m22.402s +1.382s 22
8. Sergio Perez McLaren-Mercedes 1m22.587s +1.567s 17
9. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1m23.047s +2.027s 26
10. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1m23.131s +2.111s 16
11. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m23.341s +2.321s 13
12. Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 1m23.352s +2.332s 17
13. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m23.386s +2.366s 19
14. Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1m23.417s +2.397s 19
15. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1m23.957s +2.937s 33
16. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m25.054s +4.034s 21
17. Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 1m25.354s +4.334s 22
18. Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 1m25.753s +4.733s 21
19. Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 1m25.821s +4.801s 19
20. Alexander Rossi Caterham-Renault 1m27.143s +6.123s 20
21. Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1m27.522s +6.502s 11
22. Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 1m29.306s +8.286s 8

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