Button Fastest In Spanish First Practice

Jenson Button topped the times in a Sun soaked first practice session. The World Championship leader edged out Toyota’s Jarno Trulli by 0.355 seconds, with BMW’s Robert Kubica in third.

The session also gave a clear indication of how close Formula One is this season, with only 1.7 seconds covering the entire field.

Pos  Driver       Team                       Time              Laps
1.   Button       Brawn-Mercedes        (B) 1:21.799            21
2.   Trulli       Toyota                (B) 1:22.154  + 0.355   30
3.   Kubica       BMW-Sauber            (B) 1:22.221  + 0.422   24
4.   Heidfeld     BMW-Sauber            (B) 1:22.658  + 0.859   14
5.   Nakajima     Williams-Toyota       (B) 1:22.659  + 0.860   24
6.   Rosberg      Williams-Toyota       (B) 1:22.667  + 0.868   26
7.   Piquet       Renault               (B) 1:22.753  + 0.954   24
8.   Glock        Toyota                (B) 1:22.828  + 1.029   29
9.   Massa        Ferrari               (B) 1:22.855  + 1.056   15
10.  Barrichello  Brawn-Mercedes        (B) 1:22.859  + 1.060   24
11.  Raikkonen    Ferrari               (B) 1:22.873  + 1.074   20
12.  Webber       Red Bull-Renault      (B) 1:22.934  + 1.135   25
13.  Vettel       Red Bull-Renault      (B) 1:22.959  + 1.160   24
14.  Hamilton     McLaren-Mercedes      (B) 1:23.077  + 1.278   21
15.  Bourdais     Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B) 1:23.088  + 1.289   30
16.  Fisichella   Force India-Mercedes  (B) 1:23.089  + 1.290   25
17.  Alonso       Renault               (B) 1:23.157  + 1.358   18
18.  Buemi        Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B) 1:23.185  + 1.386   31
19.  Kovalainen   McLaren-Mercedes      (B) 1:23.522  + 1.723   17
20.  Sutil        Force India-Mercedes  (B) 1:23.536  + 1.737   19