Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time during Friday's free practice session at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) and will take the top spot for the qualifying of the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Where to Watch Live

The third free practice begins at 1pm GMT, while the qualifying session starts at 4pm GMT. Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports F1 HD will provide live coverage of both events in the UK.

Real-time internet updates are available on the Live Timing section of the sport's official website.

Friday Practice Review

Hamilton was the fastest during the second practice session of the Bahrain Grand Prix after clocking a time of 1:34.325s. His teammate Nico Rosberg was the second fastest at the BIC and was trailing the British driver by 0.365s.

Rosberg was lucky enough to escape punishment after appearing to impede Force India's Sergio Perez during the second practice session. The championship leader will start Saturday's session from the second spot.

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was third after clocking 1:35.360s, while defending champion Sebastian Vettel is yet to impress in this season as he finished the second practice session in the seventh place.

Top 10 Results of Second Practice Session from Bahrain International Circuit:

1. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes 1:34.325

2. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 1:34.690

3. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Ferrari 1:35.360

4. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1:35.433

5. Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 1:35.442

6. Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren 1:35.528

7. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 1:35.606

8. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Toro Rosso 1:35.640

9. Kevin Magnussen (Den) McLaren 1:35.662

10. Sergio Perez (Mex) Force India 1:35.802