GP - 1st Friday Practice Session
Order- Rubens Barrichello, Michael Schumacher, Giancarlo Fisichella, David
Coulthard, Kimi Raikkonen and Heinz Harald Frentzen make the top 6.
60 min: Session over.
59 min: Final lap for those out on the track.
58 min: Rubens Barrichello goes fastest with a time of 1:16.930.
57 min: Rubens Barrichello improves his time but remains in second with a time of 1:17.353. Coulthard takes 4th from Raikkonen.
56 min: Kimi Raikkonen shoots into 4th place with a time of 1:18.203. He is currently the best Michelin runner.
55 min: Michael Schumacher clips the wall on the final turn and may have damaged his car. He pits.
54 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, Fisichella, Frentzen, Panis, Massa, Montoya, Irvine, Trulli and Heidfeld.
53 min: Rubens Barrichello takes second back with a time of 1:17.434.
52 min: Michael improves again with a time of 1:16.991. That is very fast. Fisichella moves into second with a time of 1:18.173.
51 min: Eddie Irvine takes 9th with a time of 1:19.132. It appears that a number of teams are choosing to run on lighter fuel loads today!
50 min: Michael Schumacher fails to improve but Panis moves into 3rd with a time of 1:18.349.
49 min: David Coulthard moves into 10th with a time of 1:19.213. Panis on a flyer!
48 min: Michael Schumacher on the track and looks set to improve his time!
47 min: Olivier Panis moves into 6th with a time of 1:18.721. Is the new BAR package that better or is he also on a lighter fuel ?
46 min: Enrique Bernoldi stops on the track. He is currently in 10th place.
45 min: Mark Webber jumps into 12th! with a time of 1:20.021. He is just behind Coulthard. He must be on a light fuel load.
44 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Frentzen, Barrichello, Montoya, Trulli, Heidfeld, Panis, R Schumacher, Bernoldi and Massa.
43 min: Amazing! Frentzen goes second with a time of 1:18.340.
41 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen takes 6th with a time of 1:18.845. Where are the Jaguar ? de la Rosa in 16th and Irvine in 19th!.
41 min: Jarno Trulli moves into 4th with a time of 1:18.708. Trulli managed to put the Jordan 4th on the grid last year.
40 min: Juan Pablo Montoya goes 3rd with a time of 1:18.437. Frentzen moves into 9th. Only Button has yet to set a competitive time.
39 min: Felipe Massa takes 7th with a time of 1:19.711. Good time from the Brazilian.
38 min: 6 of the top 10 at this stage are Bridgestone runners.
37 min: Nick Heidfeld jumps into 3rd with a time of 1:18.799.
36 min: Bernoldi improves again and moves into 4th. Frentzen is in 18th!
35 min: Ralf Schumacher improves his time but remains in 3rd over 1.2 seconds off the pace.
34 min: Enrique Bernoldi moves into 5th with a time of 1:19.521. This is a great time this early however Arrows have run light fuel on Fridays in the past!
33 min: Kimi Raikkonen moves into 6th. Now we have Ferrari, Williams and McLaren in the top 6!
32 min: Michael Schumacher improves slightly at the top of the timesheets.
31 min: Enrique Bernoldi and Jenson Button have yet to set competitive lap times.
30 min: Rubens Barrichello improves again with a time of 1:18.418.
29 min: The lap times are expected to be faster than last year as the track has been modified slightly.
28 min: Rubens Barrichello improves his time but remains in second with a time of 1:18.884.
27 min: Michael Schumacher improves again with a 1:17.946. He is over 1.2 seconds faster than anyone else!. Montoya moves into 4th with a time of 1:19.518.
26 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, R Schumacher, Coulthard, Montoya, Trulli, Massa, Fisichella, Heidfeld and Sato.
25 min: Michael Schumacher goes fastest with a time of 1:18.347. Rubens Barrichello goes second with a time of 1:19.150. Coulthard goes 4th and Montoya in 5th!
24 min: Villeneuve improves but remains in 8th. Michael Schumacher starts a flying lap.
23 min: Giancarlo Fisichella moves into 5th with a time of 1:21.105. Villeneuve on a fast lap!
22 min: Jacques Villeneuve moves into 8th. Montoya and Coulthard on the track.
21 min: Mika Salo improves into 4th.
20 min: Top 10 - R Schumacher, Massa, Heidfeld, Webber, Irvine, de la Rosa, McNish, Salo, Villeneuve and Sato.
19 min: Jenson Button is on the track.
18 min: Ralf Schumacher goes a second faster than Massa with a time of 1:19.325. Villeneuve is 8th with a 1:24.567.
17 min: Pedro de la Rosa moves into 5th with a time of 1:22.077. Ralf on a flyer!
16 min: Heidfeld improves with a 1:20.974. Still 2nd. Ralf Schumacher on track.
15 min: Top 6: Massa, Heidfeld, Webber, Irvine, McNish and Yoong.
15 min: Felipe Massa improves with a time of 1:20.343. Heidfeld in second with a 1:21.823 and Irvine moves into 3rd with a 1:22.262. Villeneuve and de la Rosa on the track.
14 min: Yoong improves with a 1:24.973. Irvine back on the track.
13 min: Felipe Massa sets a time of 1:21.108. Mark Webber sets a 1:22.947. Nick Heidfeld and Enrique Bernoldi on the track.
12 min: Yoong improves with a 1:26.877. Lets see what time his team-mate Webber sets.
11 min: Felipe Massa and Mark Webber are back out on the track. They are followed by Allan McNish. All are rookies!
9 min: Alex Yoong's first time is a 1:28.576. That is almost 10 seconds slower than the best time set here on this session last year. He need to do a lot better than that!
8 min: Alex Yoong starts his flying lap. Meanwhile Michael Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya have yet to appear. A lot of people are expecting a good fight between these two this weekend.
7 min: Alex Yoong is the first to go back out on the track. He needs as much experience as he can here.
5 min: BAR are introducing a new package here in Canada which they hope will help them score points. Barrichello on the track. No lap times set yet.
4 min: The cars are now back in the pits. The 2 Ferraris have yet to go out though.
2 min: Several cars are now on the track for their installation lap.
Session underway and Eddie Irvine is the first to go out on the track.
Last year Williams BMW had a power advantage on this track. It will be interesting to see how they will compare against Ferrari this year. Session starting in 2 minutes.
Session starting at 11:00 AM local time. It is partly cloudy with a temperature of 18 degrees.