Hamilton leads first Malaysian Practice

Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in the opening practice session for the 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix, with Nico Rosberg denying McLaren a one-two after a last-gasp lap.

Jenson Button and Michael Schumacher were third and fourth respectively making it a Mercedes-powered lockout of the top of the standings.

Although the rain stayed away, the session did not run without incident with the likes of Felipe Massa and Pedro de la Rosa making trips across the gravel traps.

Sebastian Vettel could only manage ninth for Red Bull, as he complained about having issues with slowing his car down.

Pos  Driver        Team         Time              Laps
1.   Hamilton      McLaren      1:34.921            19
2.   Rosberg       Mercedes     1:35.106  + 0.185   19
3.   Button        McLaren      1:35.207  + 0.286   25
4.   Schumacher    Mercedes     1:35.225  + 0.304   14
5.   Kubica        Renault      1:35.402  + 0.481   22
6.   Webber        Red Bull     1:35.479  + 0.558   22
7.   Sutil         Force India  1:35.955  + 1.034   20
8.   Alonso        Ferrari      1:35.959  + 1.038   20
9.   Vettel        Red Bull     1:35.043  + 1.122   19
10.  Buemi         Toro Rosso   1:36.100  + 1.179   20
11.  Massa         Ferrar       1:36.451  + 1.530   22
12.  Kobayashi     Sauber       1:36.503  + 1.582   28
13.  Alguersuari   Toro Rosso   1:36.645  + 1.724   18
14.  Petrov        Renault      1:36.712  + 1.791    9
15.  di Resta      Force India  1:36.891  + 1.970   25
16.  de la Rosa    Sauber       1:36.899  + 1.978   24
17.  Hulkenberg    Williams     1:37.802  + 2.881   27
18.  Barrichello   Williams     1:38.278  + 3.357   18
19.  Trulli        Lotus        1:39.460  + 4.539   21
20.  Glock         Virgin       1:39.755  + 4.834   17
21.  di Grassi     Virgin       1:40.159  + 5.238   25
22.  Fauzy         Lotus        1:40.721  + 5.800   19
23.  Senna         HRT          1:41.832  + 6.911   27
24.  Chandhok      HRT          1:41.966  + 7.045   24