The two Ferraris and Max Verstappen pushed the title contenders out of the top three in the final practice session at Yas Marina.
Lewis Hamilton ended the first day of practice at Yas Marina on top of the times with less than a tenth of a second in hand over his title rival Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton shaded title rival Nico Rosberg after the first 90 minutes of running at Yas Marina despite a brief spin.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace again in the second practice session but lap times were slower on a hotter track.
Lewis Hamilton began his Brazilian Grand Prix weekend on the right foot by leading the first practice session.
Max Verstappen was quickest in final practice ahead of qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix, less than a tenth faster than Lewis Hamilton.
Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on top of the times by a tiny margin over of Lewis Hamilton. in the second practice session.
Lewis Hamilton was quickest as practice for the Mexican Grand Prix began in cool conditions and lap times fell by five seconds.
Max Verstappen led Daniel Ricciardo in a Red Bull one-two in the final practice session but the Mercedes drivers clearly had more pace in hand.
Nico Rosberg took over from Lewis Hamilton on the top of the times sheets in Austin – and the Mercedes pair were separated by a Red Bull.
The Mercedes drivers occupied their customary position at the top of the times sheets in first practice for the United States Grand Prix, but with an inflated margin over their rivals.
Nico Rosberg completed a clean sweep of all three practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix in a damp final hour of running.
Nico Rosberg stayed on top in the second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix but he was only fractionally ahead of his team mate.
Nico Rosberg led a one-two for the Mercedes drivers during the first practice session as Red Bull avoided showing their potential.
Lewis Hamilton comfortably led the times in the final practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton was the only driver to lap the Sepang circuit in under 95 seconds as temperatures rocketed in the second practice session.
Nico Rosberg comfortably led the first practice session at the revised Sepang International Circuit which was disrupted by a major fire for Renault.
Nico Rosberg led final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix but Red Bull gave warning of their potential as Max Verstappen lapped within a tenth of a second of him.
Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on top in the second practice session in Singapore while Lewis Hamilton had a difficult session.
The Red Bull pair set the pace as practice began in Singapore but the Mercedes drivers didn’t set their quickest lap times on the soft tyres.