FP1: Maldonado top for Williams in Europe

Friday 22nd June 2012, 14:53 by TF1T Staff 

Williams F1, LAT Photographic

Pastor Maldonado put his Williams top in first practice on Friday for the European Grand Prix.

The Venezuelan managed a late lap eight hundredths quicker than Sebastian Vettel to go quickest ahead of the Red Bull pair.

Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso rounded off the top five.

2012 European GP FP1 Results:

#DriverTeamTimeGapLaps 
01. P. Maldonado Williams 1:40.890   22
02. S. Vettel Red Bull 1:40.973 +0.083 21
03. M. Webber Red Bull 1:40.984 +0.094 19
04. J. Button McLaren 1:40.994 +0.104 19
05. F. Alonso Ferrari 1:41.065 +0.175 26
06. P. di Resta Force India 1:41.105 +0.215 15
07. M. Schumacher Mercedes 1:41.117 +0.227 22
08. L. Hamilton McLaren 1:41.158 +0.268 18
09. N. Rosberg Mercedes 1:41.182 +0.292 21
10. K. Raikkonen Lotus 1:41.620 +0.730 21
11. R. Grosjean Lotus 1:41.784 +0.894 15
12. K. Kobayashi Sauber 1:41.838 +0.948 19
13. S. Perez Sauber 1:41.861 +0.971 16
14. F. Massa Ferrari 1:42.109 +1.219 20
15. J. Bianchi Force India 1:42.175 +1.285 21
16. V. Bottas Williams 1:42.299 +1.409 24
17. H. Kovalainen Caterham 1:42.442 +1.552 26
18. J. Vergne Toro Rosso 1:42.758 +1.868 26
19. D. Ricciardo Toro Rosso 1:42.777 +1.887 28
20. V. Petrov Caterham 1:43.209 +2.319 19
21. C. Pic Marussia 1:44.173 +3.283 18
22. P. de la Rosa HRT 1:44.996 +4.106 15
23. N. Karthikeyan HRT 1:45.120 +4.230 23
24. T. Glock Marussia 1:45.338 +4.448 7

LATEST FORMULA 1 NEWS

MERCEDES

Wolff and Lowe injured in Mercedes bike crash

german gp

German GP organiser blames Vettel for poor turnout

mexican gp

Mexico will return in 2015 confirms Ecclestone

MCLAREN

Magnussen '100% blameless' in Massa crash - Boullier

russian gp

Ecclestone has no concerns over Russian GP

MERCEDES

Mercedes negotiating new contract with Hamilton