Rosberg fastest in final Sepang practice

By on Saturday, March 28, 2015
Mercedes AMG Petronas

Mercedes AMG Petronas

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg edged out Lewis Hamilton to post the quickest time during the final practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Rosberg’s time of 1:39.690 was 0.184s quicker than team-mate Hamilton as drivers completed qualifying runs towards the end of the 60 minute session.

Kimi Räikkönen was third for Ferrari, ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel, with the Williams pair of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas just over a tenth further back.

Daniel Ricciardo placed seventh for Red Bull, closely followed by Carlos Sainz Jr.

Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen and Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson completed the top 10 positions.

Lotus was 11th and 12th with Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado, with Red Bull's Daniil Kvyat in 13th position.

Force India drivers Nico Hülkenberg and Sergio Pérez were split by the McLaren of Fernando Alonso, with Felipe Nasr in 17th after a trip through the gravel at Turn 11.

Jenson Button was 18th, while Roberto Merhi – who suffered a spin at Turn 9 – and Will Stevens rounded out the runners.

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