Thursday, April 7, 2011

First Official Practice dominated by Webber in Sepang

Sepang - Agile Racer of Red Bull Racing (RBR) Mark Webber dominated first free practice session for 90 minutes which took place in Malaysia F1 Sepang Circuit, today (7 / 4). He incised the best time of 1 minute 37.651 seconds for one lap 5.543 km long track.

Second place was taken mainstay of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton.The British rider was fast losing 1.665 seconds. Behind Hamilton, Michael Schumacher driver of the Mercedes team.

Surprisingly enough, champion Sebastian Vettel F1 Malaysia ranks 17th. 2010 world champion team mate Webber, who also was not able to maximize the performance of the car because he was disturbed by an experienced inseiden D'Ambrosimo of the Virgin team that entered the gravel at the 89th minute.

During the incident, Vettel again komponon hard racing tires. The presence of yellow flags fluttering, the German rider immediately reduce speed.

Another senior rider who has not been able to show best performance, Fernando Alonso. Ferrari team mainstay is ranked ninth. he could swing too wide on the bend of the 8th. Perhaps, the tire has not been hot, but he already gush Ferrari 150 Italian high speed. In addition, the Spanish rider is reportedly concentrating on aerodynamic car.

Indeed, the first official practice session has not yet become actual size. Because, the entire team to use it to find the engine performance, aerodynamics and set the proper use of tires.

The result of the exercise I

1. Webber AUS 1'37 .651
2 Hamilton GBR 1'39 .316
3 Schumacher GER 1'39 .791
4 Hülkenberg GER 1'40 .377
5 Maldonado Ven 1'40 .443
6 Massa BRA 1'40 .453
7 Heidfeld GER 1'40 .525
8 Barrichello BRA 1 ' 40 581
9 Alonso ESP 1'40 .601
10. Rosberg GER 1'40 .646
11 Sutil GER 1'40.734
12 Ricciardo AUS 1'40.748
13 Alguersuari ESP 1'40.770
14 Kobayashi JPN 1'40.872
15 Button GBR 1'40.927
16 Trulli ITA 1'41.620
17 Vettel GER 1'41.627
18 Perez MEX 1'41.648
19 Glock GER 1'42.154
20 d'Ambrosio BEL 1'42.540
22 Liuzzi ITA 1'45.228
24 Petrov RUS 1'47.932

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