BAHRAIN - Mercedes GP rider, Nico Rosberg, will continue his work signaled positive. After winning the Chinese GP weekend, the German rider has become the fastest in second free practice in Bahrain GP Sakhir Circuit on Friday (04.20.12).
In the event that saw strong protests outside the circuit, following a state that has not been conducive conditions, Rosberg reap the best time of 1 minute 32, 816 sec. He beat Red Bull Racing duo Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, who are respectively the second and third positions, with a 0.446 second advantage of Webber.
Meanwhile, McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton, who became the best in the first free practice, had to settle in fourth place. 2008 world champion was 0.931 seconds adrift.
Apparently, the Bahrain GP this will be a power struggle between Mercedes GP, Red Bull, and McLaren. Because, in this second exercise control of three teams of six positions, where his teammate Rosberg, Michael Schumacher, the fifth, followed by his teammate Hamilton, Jenson Button.
What about Ferrari? The team is not yet showing signs of going competitive, because the number one driver, Fernando Alonso, could only be in eighth with a coherence time of 1.663 seconds. 2005 and 2006 world champion is still less than the Sauber-Ferrari driver, Kamui Kobayashi, who is in seventh.
Ninth and tenth positions occupied by Romain Grosjean (Lotus-Renault), and Sergio Perez (Sauber-Ferrari). While Alonso teammate, Felipe Massa, dropped to No. 12, lost to Toro Rosso driver, Daniel Ricciardo, at number 11.
Bahrain Grand Prix was held in the midst of a country that has not been conducive conditions. It also makes the team Force India could not confirm whether it can perform in the race - Force India has missed the train today - after the personnel they are trapped in the violence between protesters and police, as well as the petrol bomb explosion near their car.