GP - Second Saturday Practice
Session over - Top 10 - Montoya, Hakkinen, Coulthard, R Schumacher, M Schumacher, Frentzen, Barrichello, Raikkonen, Panis, Heidfeld - Heinz Harald Frentzen blows an engine. Honda appear to be under pressure.
45 min: Final run for this session - Heidfeld improves to 10th!
44 min: Kimi Raikkonen moves into 8th place while Heidfeld is in 11th at the moment.
43 min: Final 2 minutes of the session and almost all the drivers are on the track. Will Montoya hold the top spot heading into qualifying ?
41 min: Villeneuve stops on the track with a mechanical failure. He is in 16th! while Panis finally improves and moves into 8th place, still a second off the pace.
40 min: 5 minutes to go - Eddie Irvine improves to 11th with a time of 1:15.409. That is 1.4 seconds off the pace!
39 min: Top 10 - Montoya, Hakkinen, Coulthard, R Schumacher, M Schumacher, Frentzen, Barrichello, Trulli, Heidfeld, Raikkonen.
38 min: Nick Heidfeld and Kimi Raikkonen have been swapping places today. Heidfeld is back in 9th just ahead of Raikkonen.
37 min: The top 2 times so far are both faster than last year's best time this session as well as Pole position time.
36 min: Ralf Schumacher fails to improve on his time.
34 min: David Coulthard moves into 3rd just behind Hakkinen.
32 min: Mika Hakkinen moves into 2nd with a time of 1:14.108. He is still 0.145 behind Montoya.
30 min: 15 minutes remaining in the final session before qualifying. Jarno Trulli is cruising around the track while Ralf Schumacher, Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard are all out to improve their times.
28 min: BAR are currently not shaping at all with Panis in 13th and Villeneuve in 15th!
27 min: Not much change at the top at the moment. Jean Alesi moves into 12th place.
25 min: Top 10 - Montoya, R Schumacher, Hakkinen, M Schumacher, Coulthard, Frentzen, Barrichello, Trulli, Raikkonen, Burti
24 min: We currently have 2 Williams at the top. Who would have imagined that!
22 min: Barrichello improves his time marginally still struggling in 7th place and almost a second off the pace.
20 min: Ralf Schumacher moves into 2nd place 0.3 seconds behind Montoya!
19 min: Ralf Schumacher on the track on a flying lap!
17 min: Top 10 - Montoya, Hakkinen, M Schumacher, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Frentzen, Barrichello, Trulli, Raikkonen, Burti
15 min: Juan Pablo Montoya becomes the first to move into the 1:13's with a time of 1:13.963. He is half a second ahead of Hakkinen.
14 min: Juan Pablo Montoya on the track on a stunning lap.
12 min: Ralf Schumacher improves his time to 1:14.815 still in 4th place.
10 min: Top 10 - Hakkinen, M Schumacher, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Montoya, Barrichello, Trulli, Frentzen, Raikkonen, Heidfeld
9 min: Michael Schumacher moves into 2nd with a time of 1:14.652.
8 min: Michael Schumacher is on the track. He was 3rd in the first practice session.
7 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen and Nick Heidfeld both improve their times but retain 8th and 9th positions.
5 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves into equal 5th with his team-mate Ralf Schumacher to the 1/1000 of a second!
4 min: Alonso is the first to improve. He moves from 20th to 14th!
2 min: Ralf Schumacher and Fernando Alonso are the first to go out.
Session starts with not much activity.
McLaren dominated in the first session. Let's see if Ferrari will fight back this session. Session starting in 1 minute.
Session starting in 5 minutes. Partly cloudy sky with a current temperature of 24 degrees.