GP - 2nd Friday Practice:
Session over with Eddie Irvine setting the fastest time ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya and Mika Hakkinen. Rubens Barrichello, Michael Schumacher and Pedro de la Rosa make the top 6.
60 min: Final run for the drivers.
58 min: Verstappen improves to 18th place.
56 min: Just under 5 minutes remaining in the session.
54 min: Ralf Schumacher currently in 10th has only managed 2 laps this session after spinning off into the gravel early in the session.
53 min: The top 2 (Irvine and Montoya) are half a second faster than the rest!.
52 min: Alonso takes 20th back from Verstappen!
51 min: Once again David Coulthard improves his time but remains in 7th place.
49 min: Rubens Barrichello slows on the track and heads back to the pits. He is in 4th place.
46 min: Jarno Trulli improves in 9th place while Jos Verstappen takes 20th place away from Alonso.
45 min: The top 6 are within a second while the top 12 are within 2 seconds so far.
44 min: Giancarlo Fisichella now takes 11th place from Heidfeld!
43 min: Top 10 - Irvine, Montoya, Hakkinen, Barrichello, M Schumacher, de la Rosa, Coulthard, Alesi, Trulli and R Schumacher.
41 min: Nick Heidfeld moves into 11th place while Fernando Alonso in in 20th place ahead of Verstappen!
39 min: Jean Alesi in 8th! He is ahead of both Saubers!
37 min: Button moves to 11th place while Fisichella is back in 16th place!
35 min: At this stage we have 2 Michelin runners from 2 different teams occupying the top 2 places!
33 min: But Montoya moves back up into 2nd place just behind Irvine!
33 min: Mika Hakkinen takes 3rd from Montoya.
32 min: Top 10 - Irvine, Barrichello, Montoya, M Schumacher, de la Rosa, Coulthard, Trulli, R Schumacher, Hakkinen, and Zonta.
31 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves from 9th to 3rd with a time of 1:42.065. The top 2 are the only drivers with times under the 1:42 mark.
30 min: Kimi Raikkonen improves to 11th place.
29 min: David Coulthard improves his time but remains in 5th place with a time of 1:42.425 just over a second slower than Irvine!
28 min: Ricardo Zonta takes 10th away from Alesi.
27 min: Michael Schumacher improves to 3rd place with a time of 1:42.255 while Jean Alesi jumps into 10th place.
26 min: Eddie Irvine moves to the top of the timesheets with a time of 1:41.424.
25 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, de la Rosa, Coulthard, M Schumacher, Irvine, Trulli, R Schumacher, Hakkinen, Montoya and Villeneuve.
24 min: Jenson Button improves to 12th position with a time of 1:43.966 just behind his team-mate.
22 min: Jarno Trulli moves into 6th place with a time of 1:42.976. The Honda runners appear to be improving.
21 min: Jarno Trulli moves into 6th place with a time of 1:42.976. The Honda runners appear to be improving.
20 min: Jacques Villeneuve on a flying lap moves from 14th to 9th with a time of 1:43.815.
19 min: Enrique Bernoldi moves into 16th place ahead of Jean Alesi.
17 min: Enrique Bernoldi takes 17th place from his team-mate.
16 min: Jean Alesi improves on his time but remains in 16th place with a time of 1:44.953. Exactly 3 seconds off the pace.
15 min: Michael Schumacher improves on his time but remains in 4th place. He is 0.750 seconds off the pace.
14 min: Luciano Burti improves but remains in 20th place. He is over 3.5 seconds off the pace.
13 min: Jos Verstappen moves into 17th place with a time of 1:45.305.
11 min: Eddie Irvine continues to improve, he is now in 5th with a time of 1:42.957 and just over a second off the pace.
10 min: Jos Verstappen on the track after missing out the first session.
9 min: Eddie Irvine improves to 7th place with a time of 1:43.131. He is 1.178 seconds off the pace.
7 min: Ralf Schumacher sets the fastest time in the first sector but loses it soon after and ends up in the gravel. Session over for him.
5 min: Jenson Button is the first to improve moving one place to 18th place while his team-mate is in 9th place from the morning session.
3 min: Ralf Schumacher goes out on the track and so does Ricardo Zonta and Jenson Button.
1 min: Juan Pablo Montoya, Jean Alesi and Jacques Villeneuve are the first to go out on the track this afternoon.
Session starting at 1:00 PM local time under sunny skies. The temperature is 30 degrees