United States GP - No surprises this morning

United States GP – No surprises this morning

Austin, 16 November – Saturday in Austin started with the Red Bull duo topping the time sheet of the final free practice session for the United States Grand Prix. It was unseasonably warm at the Texan track as Sebastian Vettel once again went quickest in 1.36.733 ahead of Mark Webber (1.36.936) and Lewis Hamilton (1.37.064) in the Mercedes. The Ferraris of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa are eleventh and seventeenth on the time sheet in times of 1.37.763 and 1.38.408 respectively. They both ran two sets of Hard tyres, before a final run on new Mediums.

 

Pos No Driver Team Time/Retired Gap Laps
1 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:36.733 14
2 2 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing-Renault 1:36.936 0.203 20
3 10 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:37.064 0.331 22
4 11 Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 1:37.272 0.539 20
5 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1:37.345 0.612 20
6 5 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1:37.534 0.801 18
7 9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:37.578 0.845 24
8 6 Sergio Perez McLaren-Mercedes 1:37.583 0.850 19
9 17 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 1:37.747 1.014 17
10 15 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 1:37.748 1.015 21
11 3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:37.763 1.030 16
12 12 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1:37.774 1.041 18
13 7 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Renault 1:37.879 1.146 21
14 16 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1:38.022 1.289 16
15 19 Daniel Ricciardo STR-Ferrari 1:38.109 1.376 23
16 14 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1:38.275 1.542 22
17 4 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:38.408 1.675 17
18 18 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Ferrari 1:38.636 1.903 21
19 20 Charles Pic Caterham-Renault 1:39.578 2.845 19
20 21 Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 1:40.056 3.323 21
21 22 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 1:40.825 4.092 21
22 23 Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 1:41.293 4.560 18
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