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20 Mar 10:16 Nico Rosberg capitalised on a slow start by team mate Lewis Hamilton and superior tyre strategy over Ferrari to win the season-opening Australian GP.
20 Mar 09:19 Despite being overtaken on the first lap, Nico Rosberg led a Mercedes one-two victory during a dramatic 2016 Australian GP.
20 Mar 08:57 Hamilton in 2nd, Vettel finishes 3rd followed by Ricciardo in 4th
20 Mar 08:56 Nico Rosberg leads a Mercedes one-two victory to claim the first win of the 2016 season at the Australian GP. 
20 Mar 08:53 Great recovery by Vettel
20 Mar 08:53 Vettel nearly crashes!
20 Mar 08:48 It's Rosberg's race to lose as we head into the final laps. Can Vettel beat Hamilton for second place?
20 Mar 08:36 The Aus GP started as a Ferrari one-two but looks set to be another Mercedes victory in F1. Such a pity for Vettel and Raikkonen.
20 Mar 08:34 Lap 44/57 1 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes 2 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull 4 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari
20 Mar 08:30 Nobody breathing down Rosberg's neck - a 9sec lead!
20 Mar 08:29 Alonso spotted smiling and in good health walking around the pits
20 Mar 08:25  Lap 38/57 1. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes 2. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull 3. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes 4. Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari
20 Mar 08:22 Ferrari pits and rejoins in 4th
20 Mar 08:20 Lap 35/57 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes 3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull 4 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes
20 Mar 08:20 Verstappen not happy on the radio... such a pity as the youngster drops down the grid
20 Mar 08:18 Lap 33/57 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes 3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull 4 Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso
20 Mar 08:18 Vettel leads Rosberg by 2sec. Where's Hamilton? Down in 5th...
20 Mar 08:16 Vettel continues to dominate the Oz GP. Can he hold on?
20 Mar 08:09 Lap 28/57 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes 3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull 4 Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso
20 Mar 08:07 The gap between Rosberg and team mate Hamilton is staggering - 8secs
20 Mar 08:04 Lap 24: 1 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari 2 Nico Rosberg, Mercedes 3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull 4 Max Verstappen Toro, Rosso
20 Mar 08:03 Kimi's car on fire. Fiery end to his Aus GP.
20 Mar 08:02 Oh no, Kimi in the pits. Technical issues. 
20 Mar 08:02 A testament to F1 safety - Alonso walks away from this insane crash

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20 Mar 07:59 Can Vettel hold onto his lead? It might come down to tyre choice
20 Mar 07:57 Race back on!
20 Mar 07:55 Drivers to be unleashed again. Teams will follow the safety car first
20 Mar 07:54 Cars are being released from the pits
20 Mar 07:53 Both Alonso and Gutiérrez are lucky to escape unhurt
20 Mar 07:50 Many drivers back in their cars, gearing-up for the rest of the Australian GP. 5mins to restart. Can race-leader Vettel hold on?
20 Mar 07:48 Red Flag - Race to restart soon.
20 Mar 07:46 10 minutes to go until the restart. Drivers gearing up once again.
20 Mar 07:46 Clearing that amount of debris from the track will take a while. The cars are in the pit-lane with the drivers out.
20 Mar 07:45 F1 safety has come a long way - Brutal Alonso crash
18:02 Join us again in two weeks for the Bahrain GP! Cheers!
18:00 What a fantastic result for Rosberg! Mercedes delighted with another one-two to get kick start 2016. Another applause for Team Haas, who did a remarkable job in the debut season!
Lap 57 AUS GP RESULT: 1. ROS 2. HAM 3. VET 4. RIC 5. MAS 6. GRO 7. HUL 8. BOT 9. SAI 10. VES 11. PAL 12. MAG 13. PER 14. BUT 15. NAS 16. WEH
Lap 57 Ricciardo in 4th, Massa 5th, Grosjean 6th.
Lap 57 Vettel crosses in P3!
Lap 57 Hamilton follows in to claim P2!
Lap 57 ROSBERG WINS THE AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX!
Lap 57 Incredible debut for Haas! Grosjean keeping his P6.
Lap 57 FINAL LAP! Changes in position unlikely.
Lap 56 Vettel goes off track! Recovers and keeps position. No chance now of catching Hamilton after trying a late move.
Lap 55 One-two finish looking more likely for Mercedes now. Unless more drama is ahead us...
Lap 54 Vettel doing everything he can to catch Hamilton with three laps remaining for P2.
Lap 54 The Toro Rosso's holds position however.
Lap 54 Verstappen clips Sainz on his back wheel!
Lap 53 Hamilton keeping Vettel back as we approach the end of the GP.
Lap 52 Rosberg maintains his 9 second gap.
Lap 52 Hamilton locks up, Vettel now breathing down his neck.
Lap 51 Hamilton has now completed 33 laps on his mediums.
Lap 50 Ricciardo sets fastest lap with a 1.28secs time.
Lap 49 Vettel's gap on Hamilton now down to 3secs.
Lap 49 Sainz lininp up Bottas, looks like there will another overtake there soon. Verstappen trailing.
Lap 48 Rosberg faster than Hamilton in lap 46 and 47.
Lap 47 Grosjean still running in sixth with his American car! 1.5secs ahead Hulkenberg.
Lap 46 Ricciardo garners another cheer from the home crowd after he uses his DRS to ease past Massa.
Lap 45 Vettel trailing Hamilton by only 5secs in P3.
Lap 45 Ricciardo on super softs to give him the edge in the final stint.
Lap 44 Hulkenberg lining up a move on Grosjean now.
Lap 43 Not much difference between Rosberg and Hamilton's pace.
Lap 43 Ricciardo in the pits for tyre change.
Lap 42 Sainz tucks inside Palmer and claims his P9 and Verstappen does the same! Palmer victim of the Toro Rosso duo.
Lap 41 Hamilton less than a second on Ricciardo and sticks a move on the Australian inside of him into P2.
Lap 41 Verstappen attacks Sainz again! Sainz keeps him quiet!
Lap 40 Vettel now 17secs behind Rosberg.
Lap 39 Rosberg quietly continues to lead the race with no-one down his neck. 9sec.
Lap 38 Verstappen almost runs into his teammate! Palmer enjoying the battle going on behind him. Team instructing him to do it.
Lap 37 Grosjean up to sixth in the Haas!
Lap 37 Sainz and Verstsappen battling each now, Palmer keeping them both back though.
Lap 36 Vettel comes out the pits in P4.
Lap 35 Vettel pits, Rosberg's race to lose now. Vettel puts on soft tyres!
Lap 35 Rosberg cuts down Vettel's lead to a mere 1 second.
Lap 34 Verstappen complains that he was supposed to pit before Sainz.
Lap 33 Sainz uses his new tyre grip to go on the inside of Perez and claim P10
Lap 33 Verstappen pits, Hamilton now in P4.
Lap 32 Rosberg keeping patient and waiting for Vettel's tyres to give in.
Lap 32 Hamilton tries to storm on the outside but Sainz holds him once again. Sainz exits into the pit lane and frees up Hamilton for another battle with Max!
Lap 31 Button gets rid of the soft tyres and puts on the Mediums.
Lap 30 Ricciardo, Verstappen, Sainz all running on softs and keeping Hamilton behind them.
Lap 30 Another McLaren tries to overtake on the same accident corner.
Lap 29 Update: Good news as Alonso given the all clear from the medical team.
Lap 28 Hamilton running in sixth, lots of work for him to do if he is to recover from his poor start.
Lap 27 Vettel's gap cut down to 2.7secs from 4secs now.
Lap 27 Drive through penalty for Ericsson, working on the car at the 15 second signal.
Lap 26 Haas' Grosjean in a battle for P8 with Hulkenberg and Bottas. Leading the pack.
Lap 25 Hamilton attacking Sainz, the Toro Rosso keeping the Mercedes quiet once again. The low funded team proving to be a worthy opponent early in the season.
Lap 24 Rosberg 8secs ahead of Hamilton, who are both on the same strategy.
Lap 24 Hulkenberg vs Bottas, good battle for P9.
Lap 24 Vettel sets fastest lap!
Lap 23 Ricciardo moves up to third as result.
Lap 22 Raikkonen retires! Engine failure!
Lap 22 The two Brits, Palmer and Button battling for P12
Lap 22 Vettel having trouble as he is now slower than Rosberg. Rosberg catching up, with speed.
Lap 21 Grosjean surprisingly running in P9 with Haas!
Lap 21 Vettel 1secs ahead Rosberg.
Lap 20 Sainz holding back Hamilton impressively.
Lap 20 Hamilton down in P7
Lap 20 Verstappen chases down Ricciardo for fourth! The Aussie defends well.
Lap 20 Vettel in the lead, Rosberg chases him down.
Lap 20 Safety car exits. Race underway again!
Lap 19 Cars following the safety car. Rosberg running out on mediums now as well. Ferrari's still on softs. Vettel still in lead.
Lap 18 Haryanto retires in the pits and Magnussen is released to do a lap to put him on par with everyone else. Rest is about to leave the pits and follow the safety car.
Lap 18 Incident between Alonso and Gutierezz will be investigated after the race.
Lap 18 10 minutes to go until the restart. Drivers gearing up once again.
Lap 18 Safety car still out on the track.
Lap 18 Button showing concern on how Alonso is.
Lap 18 Gutierezz asked his team how Alonso was doing on the radio after the accident.
Lap 18 Alonso gives a wave to the crowd. Looks fine.
Lap 18 Debris spewed across the track! Alonso tries to overtake the Mexican, clipped the back of the Haas at speed and hit the barriers side on, his car was sent hurtling into the gravel traps and flipped twice. Alonso climbed out the car un-aided but looked visibly shaken. Race now being red flagged.
Lap 17 Gutierezz and Alonso in a very nasty crash! Safety car out, the McLaren car looks like a disaster.
Lap 17 Raikkonen pits as well. Vettel leads the race ahead of Rosberg and Raikkonen. By the way, Hamilton puts on Mediums, which means he could go all the way.
Lap 16 Rosberg attacking his own teammate, Hamilton goes into the pit.
Lap 16 Vettel undercuts Hamilton, who is yet to pit. Crowd goes wild. World Champ still yet to pit.
Lap 15 Sainz easily slices up Button. Applause from the crowd.
Lap 15 Verstappen pitted and freed up Hamilton, who is currently running P2 but yet to pit.
Lap 14 The Finnish Ferrari man calling his team to pit.
Lap 14 Raikkonen in the lead now.
Lap 14 Vettel comes out ahead of Rosberg, who tries to fight for position. The Ferrari driver stays ahead.
Lap 14 Vettel pits from the lead! Was 2.5secs ahead of Kimi. Puts on brand new super softs.
Lap 13 Ricciardo pits, changing tyres into brand new super softs. Running in P10 now.
Lap 13 Rosberg pits from the P3, puts on the softs. Brief battle with Hulkenburg as he exits, He is in P5 now.
Lap 12 Bottas tries to pass Palmer, puts two off the track, Palmer having none of it, and defends P11. Bottas not giving up however, makes it sticks and passes him.
Lap 12 Verstappen holding Hamilton in fifth position, the Champ will have to fight for that fourth P4.
Lap 10 Nasr in the Sauber into the pits now.
Lap 10 Vettel still leading with 2 and a half seconds ahead of Raikkonen.
Lap 10 Ricciardo makes a move on Massa! Big cheer from the Aussie crowd as he overtakes him.
Lap 10 Great performance here by Verstappen as he keeps Hamilton at bay.
Lap 9 Bottas moves to 14th after starting on the grid on 16th.
Lap 8 Sainz into the pits for tyre change.
Lap 8 Ferrari's controlling the race so far.
Lap 7 Hamilton's next victim looks to be Verstappen, how long can he hold on for? Don't expect the youngster to give any respect for the World Champ...
Lap 7 Vettel is leading the Aus GP by 2 seconds so far.
Lap 6 Battle for second, Rosberg lining up Kimi as he catches up to him on the track.
Lap 5 Reports from Melbourne Red Bull said it was an electric that ruined Kvyat's day.
Lap 5 Gutierezz back on par now with the rest of the grid putting in a time of 1.33 after reporting engine problems.
Lap 4 Hamilton tries to squeeze past Massa, Massa is having none of it but the Englishman manages to pass on the outside.
Lap 3 Battle for fifth includes Massa, Hamilton and Sainz.
Lap 3 Palmer hounds Button, how long can the McLaren hold the Renault for?
Lap 3 DRS gets enabled on Lap 3.
Lap 3 Vettel continues to lead on the super softs.
Lap 2 Magnussen in the pits for new tyres.
Lap 2 Gutierezz reporting a problem from his engine.
Lap 1 Wonderful start from Verstappen, running in fourth behind Rosberg.
Lap 1 Magnussesn reporting a puncture.
Lap 1 Vettel and Raikkonen leading the race after a fantastic start from the Ferrari's.
Lap 1 Vettel splits Mercedes to take the lead ahead of Rosberg, no make that Raikkonen, Hamilton down to sixth!
START Green light! Good start from Vettel!
16:03 Let's try this again, Drivers lined up on the grid, engines revving! Are you ready?!
16:02 Problems for Kvyat, He has come for a halt before his grid slot, another formation lap gets underway. Kvyat being pushed into the pit lane, he will have to start from there if he can get his car going.
16:02 Drivers now lined up on the grid, engines revving! Are you ready?!
16:00 Formation lap is underway, Hamilton leads the 2016 class around the track.
15:58 Top eight on the grid all starting on used tyres. The rest of the grid are all on brand new sets.
15:55 Teams giving last minute instructions as the drivers get strapped into their cars.
15:52 Drivers suiting up into their race gear ...time to get excited.
15:50 Plenty of buzz around the track today. National Anthem being sung in Australia now.
15:45 15 minutes to go until the first race of the season!
15:40 The general belief is that the Australian Grand Prix will be a one-or-two stop race.
15:36 Pit lane is open! Drivers heading out on the track for some practice starts.
15:31 BREAKING: The FIA have also announced that they have eased radio restrictions, allowing teams to make strategy calls.
15:30 Interestingly, McLaren have the most wins in an Australian Grand Prix.
15:25 Sun is shining today, no rain expected! How will the drivers do on a wet track?
15:20 Will Hamilton make it two wins in a row in Australia?
15:15 Reminder of the grid placing since Bottas' five-place penalty, 1.L.HAMILTON 2.N.ROSBERG 3.S.VETTEL 4.K.RAIKKONEN 5.M.VERSTAPPEN 6. F.MASSA 7. C.SAINZ 8. D.RICCIARDO 9. S.PEREZ 10. N.HULKENBERG 11.F.ALONSO 12. J.BUTTON 13.J.PALMER 14.K.MAGNUSSEN 15. M.ERICSSON 16.V.BOTTAS 17. F.NASR 18. D.KVYAT 19. R.GROSJEAN 20. E.GUTIERREZ 21. R.HARYANTO 22. P.WEHRLEIN
15:05 Both Mercedes have three sets of tyres available while Ferrari have four.
15:05 Big news out of Melbourne is that all the team bosses have made a unanimous decision to revert back to the old qualifying format following yesterday's shambles.
15:00 Just a little note, Valterri Bottas has changed his gear box and will receive a place grid penalty.
15:00 It's race day! Welcome to the Albert Park Street Circuit! We're an underway in one hour time.
18:02 Join us tomorrow for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne! Cheers!
18:00 STARTING POSITIONS AT THE GRAND PRIX ON SUNDAY: 1.Hamilton 2. Rosberg 3. Vettel 4.Raikkonen 5.Verstappen 6.Massa 7.Sainz 8.Ricciardo.
17:58 Hamilton takes pole! The remaining drivers settle for their grid positions with 4 minutes left on the clock.
17:57 Rosberg and Hamilton both out now on the track! Rosberg pips Vettel to second!
17:56 Verstappen also concedes defeat. Sainz, Massa and Verstappen all in the pit when eliminated.
17:56 Massa doesn't even try to save himself and settles for sixth position.
17:56 Sainz looks next to be kicked out in P7. Red clock ticking on him now.
17:55 Rosberg slides of the track.
17:54 Ricciardo looks set to be the first car eliminated in Q3.
17:53 Massa moves up to fifth! Verstappen pips shortly after.
17:52 Vettel pips Rosberg! Raikkonen moves to 2nd and Hamilton ends his first lap number one!
17:51 Rosberg starts his lap in the race for pole in Q3!
17:51 Both Toro Rosso's in the top eight, amazing stuff.
17:50 Rosberg in front of the queue. Two Ferrari's follow closely.
17:45 Hamilton, Vettel and Rosberg look set to battle for pole in Q3.
17:42 Hamilton quickest once again. Q3 will include: Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Sainz, Ricciardo, Raikkonen, Verstappen, Massa.
17:41 Perez also concedes defeat and doesn't challenge Massa for P8.
17:40 Pressure on Hulkenberg now, doesn't seem bothered and concedes defeat.
17:39 No improvement for Bottas and he gets eliminated.
17:38 Bottas and Hulkenberg fighting to save themselves now.
17:37 Sainz puts an amazing effort and jumps to fourth! Alonso out!
17:36 Ricciardo moves up to fourth!
17:36 Raikkonen moved up to third only for Vettel to pip him immediately!
17:35 Pressure moves on to Sainz and pushing his Toro Rosso hard to save himself.
17:34 Button doesn't even try and concedes defeat after Palmer gets knocked out.
17:33 Palmer next in the red zone, almost a full second slower than Button. Looks likely to be out.
17:32 Magnussen too slow and eliminated!
17:32 Red clocking ticking on Magnussen, has to get out the danger zone here.
17:31 Perez arrives and moves up to third!
17:30 Rosberg close behind by 0.191secs
17:29 Hamilton sets fastest time in Q2 1:24.605.
17:28 Vettel on a hot lap!
17:26 Everyone on the super softs again.
17:25 Vettel and Ricciardo follow him closely.
17:25 Hamilton out the blocks first once again.
17:24 Pressure is on Magnussen, Bottas, Palmer and Sainz as they were the closest to elimination.
17:21 Going into Q2, Hamilton quickest at 1:25.351, Massa trailing at 1:25.918 and Alonso not far behind with 1:26.537.
17:20 Out are: Ericsson, Nasr, Kvyat, Grosjean, Gutierrez, Haryanto, Wehrlein. Hamilton quickest.
17:18 Palmer makes it and eliminates Ericsson instead!
17:17 Palmer last one the track so he can still save himself without time restrictions.
17:16 Meanwhile, at the top of the table, Massa jumps to second and Hulkenberg to fourth.
17:15 Palmer leaves the pits in an effort to save himself from the chopping block, can he save himself...
17:15 Nasr puts in a final effort to save himself but pulls into the pits instead and concedes defeat!
17:15 Kvyat out!
17:14 Grosjean eliminated before he could finish his lap!
17:13 Grosjean has a massive lock up as tries to save himself.
17:13 Gutierrez now out! Grosjean on the chopping block.
17:12 Haryanto out! Gutierrez and Button on the bubble! Button saves himself jumps to fourth.
17:12 Wehrlein eliminated!
17:11 Top three so far: 1.Hamilton 1:25.35. 2. Raikkonen 1:26.579. 3.Verstappen 1:26.934.
17:11 CONFIRMED! Every team out on super soft tyres now.
17:11 Verstappen goes third! Torro Rosso looking good so far.
17:10 Alonso out on the track now. Mclaren-Honda to gate crash the Ferrari-Mercedes party?
17:09 Hamilton sets fastest time 1:26.635!
17:08 Hamilton gaining seconds on Grosjean now. Intense battle between Haas and Mercedes!
17:07 Rosberg goes off the track but reclaims control of the car.
17:06 Grosjean keeping Hamilton at bay here! Hamilton frustrated!
17:05 The two Red Bulls are out on the track now.
17:04 Rosberg passes Hamilton!
17:03 Nico Rosberg starting early, already trying to overtake Hamilton
17:00 Teams look to be using the super softs straight out the blocks. With Mercedes at the front of the queue.
17:00 And we're underway in Melbourne! Green light is on!
17:00 Thankfully no rain as of yet, but the sky is slightly overcast.
16:55 Five minutes to go, let's see how the drivers adapt to the new qualifying format...
16:50 As the new qualifying format looks set to cause some drama, you can expect a lot of drivers looking to get their fastest lap out the way at the beginning of the of each interval.
16:45 However, the Ferrari's are not too far behind...
16:45 After being fastest in all three practice sessions, Lewis Hamilton looks set to claim the first pole position of 2016.
16:40 Rio Haryanto has suffered a three-place penalty and 2 penalty points after smashing into Romain Grosjean in the pit lanes.
16:35 Just heads up about the new qualifying format. Drivers will now be eliminated at set intervals. Q1 - 16 minutes, 7 drivers eliminated, Q2 - 15 minutes, 7 drivers eliminated, Q3 - 14 minutes.
16:30 Welcome back! The first qualifying round of 2016 is underway in 30 minutes at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit.
15:02 That is it for FP3, please join us in two hours for F1's new qualifying format. Cheers.
15:00 The chequered flag is out on final practice and Lewis Hamilton finishes quickest of all with a 1:25.624. Nico Rosberg was second ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
14:59 Sainz is up to fourth, 0.633s off the pace, and Verstappen goes sixth. Great day for Toro Rosso so far.
14:57 A late charge from Alonso has moved him up to P10 while Button has slotted into 12th place.
14:54 Bottas jumps to P5 on the supers and Maas goes eighth.
14:52 Here comes Hamilton now and it is a 1:25.624, which is 0.176s quicker than Rosberg and 0.228s up on Vettel's best.
14:51 Rosberg is out on the super-softs so this should be interesting to see what he does. He's up through the first sector but down in the second. He posts a 1:25.8, 0.052s quicker than Vettel.
14:48 A second flying lap on the supers for Raikoknen is a 1:27.2 whereas his previous time was a 1:26.4.
14:47 Verstappen improves to seventh place, slotting in behind his team-mate Sainz. The Toro Rosso drivers are running 2015 Ferrari engines this season having parted ways with Renault.
14:46 Now it is Vettel's turn and it is a pace-setting 1:25.852 for the German. That is, however, only 0.297s up on Rosberg's best and given that the Ferrari driver went a second quicker than his soft tyre time, one can only assume that Mercedes still have a second in the bag.
14:43 Super-soft run for Raikkonen pushes him up to second place, 0.286s down on Rosberg.
14:42 Nasr has another moment, this time running it wide at Turn 1 and mowing the grass in the process.
14:40 With 20 minutes to go it is Rosberg, Hamilton, Ricciardo, Vettel, Raikkonen, Kvyat, Maasa, Alonso, Button and Palmer. And it is soft, soft, super, soft, soft, super, super, super, super and super as the tyre choice for those laps.
14:39 Hamilton does a 1:26.477, 0.3s down on Rosberg's best.
14:37 Hamilton follows his team-mate's game plan as he's now out on a brand new set of soft tyres.
14:35 Rosberg is flying on a brand new set of soft tyres and he's quickest in the first and second sectors and in the third. It is a 1:26.149 for the Mercedes driver.
14:34 Grosjean jumps up to sixth place on the super-softs on his first flying lap of FP3.
14:30 Great news as Grosjean heads out of the Haas pits and this time there is no Manor around to trip him up. The team reportedly changed the floor of his VF-16 as a precaution.
14:28 Ricciardo is back out on a brand new set of super-softs and it is 1:26.7 for the Red Bull driver, just 0.143s faster than Vettel's second flying lap on the softs.
14:25 New softs for Raikkonen and Vettel sees the Finn goes quickest with a 1:27.5 while Vettel probably would have taken it had it not been for a traffic in the form of a Williams running worn tyres.
14:23 Rosberg has a close encounter with a Renault, looks to be Magnussen, as both overshoot the mark and Rosberg has a major lock up while narrowly avoiding the rear of the Renault. Escape road time.
14:20 12 laps on the super-softs for Hamilton and he has a bit of a lock up. You can see the wear on his right rear tyre so don't expect those tyres to go much further.
14:18 While repairs continue over at Haas, Haryanto is out on track and onto his eighth lap of the day. He is P20, 4.5s down.
14:16 Haas have pointed the figure at Haryanto for the earlier collision. The team tweeted: "To start #FP3, @RHaryantoracing exited his garage straight into @RGrosjean, who was already on pit lane."
14:15 Ricciardo has edged ahead of Kvyat on the timesheets, -.4s up on his team-mate while Vettel is P3, 2.7s down. Different tyres, different programmes with the Bulls on the super-softs and Vettel running the softs.
14:14 A jump up the order for Pascal Wehrlein in the Manor as he goes P8, 3.2s behind Kvyat.
14:12 Perez is the latest to spin, heading down the escape road at the penultimate corner.
14:09 A bit of a lock up from Alonso through the Turn 15 left-hander and he follows that up with a spin on the exit of the penultimate corner.
14:07 Hamilton goes P7 on his first flying lap. He is using the super-softs. Now Kvyat is quickest with a 1:28.510. It's like a slot machine out there with the times constantly changing.
14:05 Perez and Hulkenberg holding the 1-2, make that Hulkenberg and Perez as the German edges his Force India team-mate by 0.175s.
14:03 A 1:35.8 for Palmer as the day's first hot lap but that is bettered by Magnussen with a 1:32.9.
14:02 No messing around this morning as we already have all but four drivers - and the two crashers - out on track. Raikkonen, Jolyon Palmer, Felipe Massa and Kevin Magnussen have all started flying laps.
14:01 Oh drama in the pits as Rio Haryanto's Manor is stuck under Romain Grosjean's Haas. They are next to one another in the pit lane and as Grosjean exited his garage so too did Haryanto. Bad timing, big oops.
14:00 The light goes green and FP3 is underway at the Albert Park circuit with the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Raikkonen the first drivers out.
13:59 Ricciardo is getting strapped in, HANS attached and belts tightened while a rather focused looking Button is all set. So to is Esteban Gutierrez, who is back in F1 with Haas after spending 2015 as Ferrari's test driver.
13:58 Both Mercedes drivers are already strapped in and ready to roll.
13:55 Five minutes to the start of the hour-long FP3.
13:49 Expect even more laps today as the teams make up for lost track time from Friday. It is overcast and a bit chilly but it is dry out there and that's what counts.
13:46 Nico Hulkenberg was P2 on Friday ahead of Kimi Raikkonen, Daniel Ricciardo, Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso. It was a good start to the season for McLaren with both Alonso and Jenson Button covering more than 20 laps each - marked improvement on 2015!
13:41 But while Lewis was flying, his team-mate Nico Rosberg was crashing. He smacked the wall nose first damaging his Mercedes, which needed a few front wing and repairs to the front left of the car. Rosberg admitted it was a driver error and will be back in action today.
13:36 On Friday Lewis Hamilton claimed the 1-2 and while some rivals may want to put that down to the limited running, his P1 time - or at least the manner in which he went about claiming it - must have them feeling rather wary. Hamilton came out of the pits and on his very first flying banged down a 1:38.841 to put him half a second up on the chasing pack.
13:30 Welcome back to Melbourne for the Australian GP's third and final practice session. It promises to be a very busy session as the teams make up for yesterday's limited running in the rain. All times are local.
18:02 That's it for Friday's action, not much, but at least some laps were done. Join us tomorrow for practice session 3!
18:00 Sainz still out on the track and improved his time but still remain in 5th.
18:00 The chequered flag is waved as Hamilton finishes the day with back-to-back first positions.
17:59 Hamilton going back out on the track for one last lap of the day.
17:58 Vettel looks done for the day, getting out of his racing gear.
17:55 Bottas not looking to quick out on the track. Seems like both Williams will be called in soon.
17:54 However, Sainz doesn't beat his best lap of the day.
17:53 Sainz putting in some effort now, pushing his car hard.
17:52 Sauber still yet to set a lap time during P2.
17:51 Haas continue to be conservative going into the race weekend, only racking up 13 laps as the session comes to a close.
17:50 A lot drivers look to be getting some grass on their tyres, no need for a garden service here during P2.
17:48 Alonso and Wehrlein not fazed by the rain, still out there navigating their way around the rain drops.
17:47 Gutierrez goes off track, looks to be at a complete standstill in the gravel.
17:46 Slippery track affects Perez's lap time, blotching it in the final sector.
17:45 Rain making a sneaky appearance once again in Australia.
17:44 Perez looks to be burning some fuel here in Melbourne. Going really fast through the sectors.
17:43 Kvyat gets into the pit. Looks in no rush.
17:41 Hulkenberg goes second with a time of 1:39.3.
17:40 No team has dared to try out a different set of tyres, all still running inters.
17:40 Hamilton goes quickest in his first full lap of P2! 1:38.8.
17:38 Rosberg looks done for the day, gets out of his Mercedes attire and into more comfortable clothes.
17:37 Hamilton's car seems to be riding low, sparks flying from underneath.
17:35 Hamilton out to play now with the rest of the grid.
17:33 Grosjean out on the street circuit now, while his teammate Palmer goes off.
17:32 Hamilton gearing up to put in a last stint of the day for the Mercedes, most likely.
17:31 Despite the track being a little drier than before, some drivers have still not made their way out on the track for a spin.
17:29 Jolyon Palmer out on the track with the bright yellow Renault, really standing out in Melbourne.
17:27 Positions so far with 30 minutes left: 1; Raikkonen; 2 Ricciardo; 3 Sainz; 4 Alonso; 5 Button; 6; Vettel; 7; Perez; 8; Hulkenberg; 9; Wehrlein; 10; Kvyat; 11 Haryanto; 12; Rosberg.
17:26 Button moves up to 5th fastest with a time in the 1:40's.
17:25 Ricciardo makes his way to the pit lane after racking up 8 laps so far.
17:25 Raikkonen remains fastest on the track, but only by a hairline.
17:22 Manor Racing so far put in the most laps of the day, 22 in total.
17:21 So far every team seem to be burning the inters, understandable with a wet track.
17:20 Raikkonen as cool as ever trying to get used to the Melbourne track and sets the fastest time of the day so far with 1:39.4
17:19 Vettel out on the track and sets his first lap time of the day with a 1:43.7.
17:18 Sainz pips Perez to 2nd fastest with a time in the 1:40's.
17:17 Alonso peels away from the track and pulls into the pits after setting the fastest time - 1:39.8.
17:16 Haryanto and Kvyat make their way back to the pits. Will we see them out on the track later?
17:15 Kimi Raikkonen gets out there on the street circuit.
17:12 Youngster Pascal Wehrlein completes his first lap in P2 with a time of 1:46.6.
17:12 Nico Hulkenberg joins the pack on circuit.
17:10 Rio Haryanto the slowest so far with a 1:57.2.
17:09 Alonso goes fastest with a1:41.6, for now.
17:07 Verstappen expresses his disappointment at the wet track.
17:06 Virtual Safety Car ends, Fernando Alonso making an appearance out on the track.
17:06 Rosberg slammed into the barrier on turn 8, teams taking note for future reference on the street track.
17:05 Virtual Safety Car out on the track. Clearing the debris gets underway.
17:02 Mercedes tells Rosberg to pull over rather than make his way back to the pits, seems as if he was doing more damage dragging it back to his team.
17:02 Front wing hanging out Rosberg's Mercedes, slowly making his way back to the pits.
17.02 Rosberg slams into the barrier!
17:01 Kvyat goes fastest now in P2 with a time in the 1:44's
17:00 1:47.36 time for Rosberg, goes fastest during P2.
16:55 Rosberg joins the Red Bull duo out on the track. Trying to get an early head start on Hamilton?
16:55 Red Bull making the most of the time, Kvyat joins Ricciardo in burning some rubber in Melbourne.
16:55 1:49.17 lap time for Ricciardo. Not the most exciting lap but a lap none the less.
16:51 Ricciardo putting in a solo run on the track, no-one else seems as eager as him.
16:50 The Australian burning the inters in his first lap.
16:48 Ricciardo leads the way on the track! He's out of the pits first.
16:48 Kvyat has been sitting in his car all kitted up for quite some time, expect to see him out on the track soon.
16:47 Suns out! Some blue sky sneaking through the dark clouds. Hopefully the track will dry out soon.
16:45 Felipe Massa seems to be in a jovial mood, sporting a smile and showing a thumbs up.
16:42 Sergio Perez wandering around the pits looking like he needs something to do.
16:42 Marcus Ericson showing off his helmet, with a drawn picture of a rainy cloud and a thumbs down.
16:40 Jolyon Palmer mentions that they will be a low risk approach for the rest of today as there is no reason for Renault to risk their car.
16:38 Doesn't seem like Jenson Button will getting out there anytime soon as he is in conversation with his team.
16:35 Nico Rosberg and Ricciardo look to be gearing up to get out on the track.
16:35 Teams waiting for the rain to die down. They seem anxious to get out there to learn about their cars in Australia.
16:30 And were underway at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit! Despite the track being dried during the break the rain has started to come down again.
16:25 Sebastian Vettel and Carlos Sainz will also be hoping to set a time in this session as they opted to sit out while the track was wet.
16:10 Not much much information was gathered in practice session one due to the rain, so hopefully there will be some dry weather going into the second session.
16:05 Lewis Hamilton goes into the second practice leading the pack in P1 - with Red Bull duo Daniel Kvyat and Daniel Ricciardo trailing behind in second and third respectively.
16:00 Welcome back to the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit! Second practice to get underway in 30 minutes.
11:47 Australian GP 2016
14:02 That is it from us for FP1. Join us in two hours for the day's second practice session. Cheers.
14:01 Not the best end to the session for Ricciardo but it happens.
14:00 The chequered flag is waved as more rain falls at the Albert Park circuit and Lewis Hamilton claims the first P1 of 2016 ahead of Kyvat and Ricciardo. The latter in fact finishes his session in the gravel trap having lost control of his RB12 in the slippery conditions.
13:58 His team-mate Raikkonen is still playing in the rain and locks up into Turn 13 resulting in a trip up the escape road.
13:57 Vettel is out for his first flying lap of FP1 and Vettel is back in the pits without a time to his name.
13:56 Gutierrez takes a trip over the grass, not the first driver off the circuit in this session.
13:54 A bit of a twitch from Kyvat but he goes P1 only to be pipped by Hamilton with a 1;29.725.
13:53 Button has improved to sixth place, 2.7s down on Hamilton's best.
13:52 Hamilton, Kvyat, Button, Alonso and Rosberg are back out, all still on the soft tyres despite the few drops of the rain that fell.
13:50 10 minutes remaining and all the drivers barring Vettel and Sainz, the latter has car troubles, have set lap times.
13:48 Haryanto is off in the gravel but manages to keep his Manor running and works his way back out. An off for Bottas as well.
13:47 And we have a few drops of rain coming down again!
13:46 Hamilton has hit the front with a 1:30.364 ahead of Ricciardo while Hulkenberg has dropped to third.
13:44 It looks as if we are going to get a lot of action in these final 15 minutes as most of the drivers are already out on track and racking up the laps.
13:42 Hulkenberg, now sporting a helmet that looks far too much like team-mate Perez's, jumps to the front of the timesheets with a 1;31.681.
13:40 Verstappen is out on the soft tyres and Verstappen is spinning on the soft tyres. The Toro Rosso driver lost it between Turns 6 and 7.
13:38 New Williams reserve driver Paul di Resta is in the pits having a chat with former driver and GPDA chairman Alex Wurz.
13:37 The Frenchman pulls into the pits after his sixth place and leaves an empty track behind.
13:34 Grosjean continues to lay down the laps for Haas and has his tally up to six.
13:30 Now Grosjean makes his mark with a 1:43.443 and Gutierrez ups his pace to a 1:41.780. Nasr is putting his helmet on as he gets ready to head out in the Sauber.
13:29 Gutierrez completes his lap, a 1:45.711.
13:28 It is great to see Haas in action even if Gutierrez is well down on pace. He reports issues with power deliver, saying it is inconsistent around the lap.
13:25 The blue skies are back as Button pits and Alonso heads out. Grosjean and Gutierrez join the McLaren driver out on track.
13:21 Verstappen has upped his pace to a 1:40.075 despite a bit of slide through Turn 11 and two wheels off the track.
13:20 With 40 minutes to go we have 10 times on the board with 12 drivers yet to make their mark.
13:17 Button comes to complete his first flying lap on the inters and it is a 1:43.508, which puts him P7. Verstappen has jumped up to fourth place with a 1:40.2
13:14 Silence has descended over the Albert Park circuit in the wake of that brief shower but that is shattered as Button returns to the action in his '22' McLaren.
13:10 Magnussen whips into the pits while Palmer ups his pace to a 1:45.7 before following his team-mate in.
13:07 Palmer and his team-mate Magnussen are the only drivers out on track at the moment, both lapping on the inters.
13:06 Palmer is out in his bright yellow Renault but has to work his way around traffic so even though he is on the inters his first time is a 1:53.
13:05 There are now several drivers out on track but there is also rain making for slippery conditions and slow laps for those out on the slicks.
13:02 The Aussie upped his pace to a 1:32.394 while Kvyat has slotted into second place. He is 1.7s down.
13:01 Slick tyres to the fore with Ricciardo going quickest on a 1:34.007.
12:58 Good news over at Toro Rosso as Carlos Sainz heads out for his very first lap of the session. Ricciardo is also back out on track. It is a very slow lap for Sainz, who pulls over to let Ricciardo by.
12:54 As Vettel joins the action there is a notable dry line in some parts while the spray has been reduced significantly throughout the track. Vettel, though, pits after just one lap.
12:52 Raikkonen has jumped to the top of the timesheets with a 1:40.754.
12:49 The sun is out and the track is drying and we have Kyvat, Raikkonen and Rosberg out on track.
12:47 Ricciardo comes up to complete a lap time and it is, no it is not as the Aussie, who was shooting some serious sparks from his RB12, heads back into the pits instead.
12:44 Haryanto heads out for his first lap as a Formula 1 driver. Ricciardo is also back out there as he starts Red Bull's programme for the day at his home circuit.
12:41 Hamilton follows Rosberg in staying out for a second lap and he clocks a 1:40.812. And that ladies and gents is the first Mercedes 1-2 of the season. Granted they are also the only two drivers to have set times.
12:38 Rookie driver Pascal Wehrlein is out in his Manor as is Hamilton in his Mercedes. Only the two Haas drivers, Sainz and newbie Rio Haryanto still to run. And as I say that Grosjean exits the pits for Haas' first lap at a grand prix weekend.
12:37 There is an issue for Sergio Perez. He tried to leave the pits but only got as far as the exit before his mechanics had to come running to push him back.
12:35 We have a 1:44.037 as the weekend's first lap time courtesy of Rosberg.
12:34 Rosberg is staying out for a second lap on the inters while Alonso, Magnussen, Button, Palmer and Nasr are out on the full wets.
12:32 Raikkonen, Verstappen, Hulkenberg, Rosberg, Bottas and Kvyat all head out. The Ferraris opted for the full wets but the rest have gone on the green inters.
12:30 The pit lane light goes green and FP1 is underway with Vettel the first driver out on track.
12:25 Five minutes to the start of the 2016 F1 season!
12:23 Good news is that the track is beginning to dry out, bad news is a bit more rain is forecast for later.
12:19 However the question many are wanting answered is where exactly are McLaren. They had a solid - but not spectacular - pre-season and show the potential to finish races but where they will finish is anyone's guess. Same for Haas. A good debut test for the newcomers but will points be possible this weekend? Team boss Guenther Steiner says perhaps if all the stars align.
12:16 So it appears as if Ferrari and Mercedes are the teams to beat with each saying that honour goes to the others while behind them the battle is heating up. Red Bull, Williams and Force India are all in the running for 'best of the rest' but only time will tell if the pre-season translates on a grand prix weekend.
12:13 Onto the action - at least the expected action. Ferrari led the charge during F1's pre-season with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen claiming 5 P1s over the eight days, they also finished the Barcelona test with the overall 1-2. Their best times, though, were set on the new Pirelli ultra-soft tyres. In sharp contrast Mercedes never once trialed the new rubber but instead focused on long runs on the medium tyres. As such rivals reckon Mercedes are sandbagging, which we should have an idea of later today.
12:08 The new three tyre compounds, though, may not come into play in today's opening session as it is rather wet out there. After a bit of sunshine and a drying track the rain is back with changing conditions forecast for the rest of this session.
12:03 A few new rules to note this season: qualifying has changed to an elimination format; there are now three tyre compounds in play; separate exhaust pipes mean the cars are louder and the FIA has clamped down on radio communications. All this, the powers-that-be hope, will make for a more exciting 2016 season.
12:00 Hello and welcome to everyone from Melbourne, home of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. After months of silence Formula 1 is back with a roar - and it is even slightly louder than last year's. All times are local.
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:32.449 1:48:15.565 2
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:33.348 8.060 2
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:31.634 9.643 3
4 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:34.766 24.330 3
5 Felipe Massa Williams 1:34.562 58.979 2
6 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:34.073 72.081 1
7 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:33.848 74.199 2
8 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:33.886 75.153 2
9 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:34.064 75.680 3
10 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:33.387 76.833 3
11 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:33.692 83.399 2
12 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:33.343 85.606 3
13 Sergio Perez Force India 1:35.236 91.699 2
14 Jenson Button McLaren 1:32.088 1 LAP 3
15 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:38.282 1 LAP 2
16 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:37.329 1 LAP 3
DNS Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 58 LAPS 0
R Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari RETIRED 58 LAPS 3
R Marcus Ericsson Sauber RETIRED 58 LAPS 4
R Rio Haryanto Manor RETIRED 58 LAPS 2
R Fernando Alonso McLaren RETIRED 58 LAPS 1
R Esteban Gutierrez Haas RETIRED 58 LAPS 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:23.837 - 4
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:24.197 0.360 4
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:24.675 0.838 4
4 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:25.694 1.013 0
4 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:25.033 1.196 4
5 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:25.434 1.597 4
6 Felipe Massa Williams 1:25.458 1.621 4
7 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:25.582 1.745 5
8 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:26.629 1.948 0
8 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:25.589 1.752 5
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:24.605 - 2
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:24.796 0.191 2
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:25.257 0.652 3
4 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:25.384 0.779 4
5 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:25.599 0.994 4
6 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:25.615 1.010 3
7 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:25.615 1.010 3
8 Felipe Massa Williams 1:25.644 1.039 3
9 Sergio Perez Force India 1:25.753 1.148 4
10 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:26.889 1.723 0
10 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:25.865 1.260 4
11 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:25.961 1.356 3
11 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:27.375 2.209 0
12 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:26.125 1.520 3
13 Jenson Button McLaren 1:26.304 1.699 3
14 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:27.601 2.996 4
15 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:27.742 3.137 4
15 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:28.005 2.839 0
15 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:27.435 2.084 2
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:25.351 - 1
2 Felipe Massa Williams 1:25.918 0.567 2
3 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:26.537 1.186 2
4 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:26.550 1.199 2
5 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:26.579 1.228 1
6 Sergio Perez Force India 1:26.607 1.256 2
7 Jenson Button McLaren 1:26.740 1.389 2
8 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:26.934 1.583 1
9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:26.934 1.583 1
10 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:26.945 1.594 1
11 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:26.945 1.594 2
12 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:27.057 1.706 2
13 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:27.135 1.784 1
14 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:27.241 1.890 3
15 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:27.297 1.946 3
16 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:27.435 2.084 3
17 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:27.958 2.607 3
18 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:28.006 2.655 1
19 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:28.322 2.971 2
20 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:29.606 4.255 2
21 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:29.627 4.276 1
22 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:29.642 4.291 1
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:25.624 - 4
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:25.800 0.176 5
3 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:25.852 0.228 6
4 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:26.257 0.633 4
5 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:26.435 0.811 5
6 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:26.701 1.077 3
7 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:26.730 1.106 6
8 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:26.768 1.144 5
9 Felipe Massa Williams 1:27.151 1.527 6
10 Sergio Perez Force India 1:27.242 1.618 4
11 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:27.263 1.639 4
12 Jenson Button McLaren 1:27.341 1.717 4
13 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:27.430 1.806 5
14 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:27.659 2.035 4
15 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:27.871 2.247 3
16 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:27.988 2.364 4
17 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:28.117 2.493 3
18 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:28.284 2.660 3
19 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:28.292 2.668 2
20 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:28.293 2.669 3
21 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:29.046 3.422 4
22 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:29.272 3.648 4
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:38.841 - 3
2 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:39.308 0.467 2
3 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:39.486 0.645 1
4 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:39.535 0.694 3
5 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:39.694 0.853 3
6 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:39.895 1.054 5
7 Jenson Button McLaren 1:40.008 1.167 5
8 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:40.761 1.920 1
9 Sergio Perez Force India 1:41.256 2.415 2
10 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:42.411 3.570 2
11 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:42.891 4.050 3
12 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:43.401 4.560 2
13 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:43.731 4.890 2
14 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:44.304 5.463 3
15 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:47.356 8.515 0
16 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 2
17 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 5
18 Felipe Massa Williams 2
19 Valtteri Bottas Williams 2
20 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 0
21 Felipe Nasr Sauber 0
22 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 0
Driver Standings
#DriverTeamTimeGapPits
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:29.725 - 3
2 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:30.146 0.421 4
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:30.875 1.150 4
4 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:31.325 1.600 5
5 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:31.720 1.995 5
6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:31.814 2.089 5
7 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:33.060 3.335 4
8 Jenson Button McLaren 1:33.129 3.404 4
9 Sergio Perez Force India 1:33.370 3.645 3
10 Kevin Magnussen Renault Sport 1:34.060 4.335 4
11 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:34.550 4.825 3
12 Felipe Massa Williams 1:34.679 4.954 3
12 Raffaele Marciello Sauber 1:29.630 2.802 0
13 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:34.796 5.071 2
14 Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport 1:35.477 5.752 4
14 Susie Wolff Williams 1:29.708 2.88 0
15 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:37.956 8.231 3
16 Pascal Wehrlein Manor 1:40.401 10.676 3
17 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:40.754 11.029 5
18 Esteban Gutierrez Haas 1:41.780 12.055 3
19 Will Stevens Manor 1:32.471 5.643 0
19 Rio Haryanto Manor 1:43.372 13.647 3
20 Roberto Merhi Manor 1:32.647 5.819 0
20 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:43.443 13.718 2
21 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 5
22 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 2
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