Sebastian Vettel created the unexpected, but tantalising prospect of a Ferrari taking pole position for Sunday`s Monaco Grand Prix when he outpaced both Mercedes men in Saturday morning`s final free practice.
Nico Rosberg ended his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton`s run of domination in qualifying this season when he secured his first pole position of the year in Saturday`s qualifying session for Sunday`s Spanish Grand Prix.
Defending champion and series leader Lewis Hamilton outpaced Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to top the practice times on Friday despite feeling worried about his car`s inconsistent performance in gusty winds at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Defending champion and current leader Lewis Hamilton regained his almost customary place at the top of the timesheets on Friday afternoon when he outpaced Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the second free practice session ahead of this weekend`s Spanish Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg said he had only himself to blame after slipping to third on the grid in Saturday`s qualifying for Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix - knocked off the front row by the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel.