Massa leads Free Practice 1
Felipe Massa started the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend in good form by going fastest after Free Practice 1, beating team mate Fernando Alonso, who was second, by a little under a tenth of a second.
Nico Rosberg finished 3rd ahead of Sebastian Vettel, Paul di Resta, Jenson Button and Mark Webber. Sutil in 8th, Räikkönen in 9th and Grosjean in 10th rounded out the top 10.
Perez finished the day in 11th ahead of Bottas, Hamilton, the Toro Rosso’s of Vergne and Ricciardo finished 14th and 15th respectively, Maldonado, Hulkenburg, Gutierrez finished 16th, 17th and 18th. Charles Pic managed to outpace returnee Heikki Kovalainen at the bottom of the field, whilst Gonzalez finished last in the Marussia after suffering with a gearbox issue.
There were no obviously incidents throughout the session, with just a few minor lock ups and excursions off the track.