Barrichello fastest in Monaco Practice One

Rubens Barrichello was fastest  in the first practice session around the tight and twisty Monte Carlo circuit.

The Brawn GP star was followed by Ferrari s Felipe Massa with last year s winner, Lewis Hamilton, in third.

There was also drama for Red Bull, as Sebastian Vettel suffered a costly engine failure midway through the session.

Pos  Driver       Team                       Time              Laps
 1.  Barrichello  Brawn-Mercedes        (B)  1:17.189            25
 2.  Massa        Ferrari               (B)  1:17.499  + 0.310   31
 3.  Hamilton     McLaren-Mercedes      (B)  1:17.578  + 0.389   25
 4.  Kovalainen   McLaren-Mercedes      (B)  1:17.686  + 0.497   29
 5.  Raikkonen    Ferrari               (B)  1:17.839  + 0.650   30
 6.  Nakajima     Williams-Toyota       (B)  1:18.000  + 0.811   29
 7.  Rosberg      Williams-Toyota       (B)  1:18.024  + 0.835   27
 8.  Button       Brawn-Mercedes        (B)  1:18.080  + 0.891   27
 9.  Alonso       Renault               (B)  1:18.283  + 1.094   30
10.  Webber       Red Bull-Renault      (B)  1:18.348  + 1.159   22
11.  Buemi        Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B)  1:18.695  + 1.506   36
12.  Piquet       Renault               (B)  1:19.204  + 2.015   36
13.  Vettel       Red Bull-Renault      (B)  1:19.233  + 2.044   16
14.  Bourdais     Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B)  1:19.255  + 2.066   30
15.  Fisichella   Force India-Mercedes  (B)  1:19.534  + 2.345   27
16.  Kubica       BMW-Sauber            (B)  1:19.560  + 2.371   20
17.  Heidfeld     BMW-Sauber            (B)  1:19.579  + 2.390   22
18.  Sutil        Force India-Mercedes  (B)  1:19.600  + 2.411   23
19.  Glock        Toyota                (B)  1:19.698  + 2.509   23
20.  Trulli       Toyota                (B)  1:19.831  + 2.642   28