GP - Warm-up:
Session over with Mika Hakkinen setting the fastest time ahead of Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello. Coulthard, Trulli, Raikkonen, Panis, de la Rosa, Heidfeld and Irvine make the top 10. Pole setter Ralf Schumacher was 17th fastest after struggling with his car during the session!
30 min: Nick Heidfeld takes 9th while Hakkinen spins!
29 min: Almost all the cars are out on the track for a final run before the race.
28 min: Jenson Button moves up to 19th place 3 seconds off the pace. Ralf Schumacher back on the track for the final two minutes.
26 min: Top 10 - Hakkinen, M Schumacher, Barrichello, Coulthard, Trulli, Raikkonen, Panis, de la Rosa, Irvine and Heidfeld.
26 min: Kimi Raikkonen moves into 6th!
25 min: Panis and Montoya have covered the most number of laps so far with 14 laps each.
24 min: Mika Hakkinen goes fastest with a time of 1:15.428, just 0.001 seconds faster than Michael!
23 min: Jaguar strong with de la Rosa in 7th and Irvine in 8th
22 min: Panis improves to 6th while Jenson Button takes 21st from Marques!
21 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Hakkinen, Barrichello, Coulthard, Trulli, Irvine, Panis, Montoya, de la Rosa and Raikkonen.
20 min: Olivier Panis takes 7th from Montoya
19 min: Tarso Marques clocks the 21st best time as Jenson Button finally starts his timed lap!
18 min: Juan Pablo Montoya improves to 7th while Ralf Schumacher remains in 15th place!
17 min: Rubens Barrichello improves to 3rd!
16 min: Jenson Button and Tarso Marques have yet to set timed laps!
16 min: Ralf Schumacher is back in 15th place with a best time of 1:17.983. Could he be planning a single stop rather than 2 ?
15 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Hakkinen, Coulthard, Trulli, Barrichello, Irvine, de la Rosa, Raikkonen, Panis and Frentzen.
14 min: David Coulthard jumps into 2nd only for Hakkinen to take it back again!
13 min: Mika Hakkinen takes 2nd from Trulli with a 1:15.847
12 min: Jarno Trulli goes fastest but Michael Schumacher betters his time with a 1:15.429.
11 min: Top 10 - Hakkinen, Panis, Bernoldi, Verstappen, Frentzen, Montoya, Villeneuve, Heidfeld, Alesi and Burti.
10 min: Mika Hakkinen goes fastest with a time of 1:16.927.
9 min: Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard were running their spare car for an installation lap, they are back in the pits.
9 min: Olivier Panis goes fastest with a time of 1:17.138. Hakkinen on track.
8 min: Juan Pablo Montoya goes fastest with a 1:18.604
8 min: Nick Heidfeld is the first to set a time with a 1:18.904.
7 min: The temperature is now up to 21 degrees and the track is at 31 degrees!
6 min: Coulthard, Panis and Michael Schumacher are also back on track.
5 min: Fernando Alonso goes out again followed by Verstappen and Heidfeld.
3 min: Most of the cars are now back in the pits with Alonso the first in.
2 min: Rubens Barrichello is the last to leave the pits. He struggled yesterday in qualifying only managing 8th!
1 min: Those with spare cars will take them out on an installation lap before going back to the race car to do longer runs.
Session underway and the cars stream out of the pit lane onto the track.
The teams test their race settings for this afternoon during this session. The cars will be run with high fuel levels and the times will be a lot slower than in qualifying. Session starting in 2 minutes
Warm-up starting at 9:30 AM local time under sunny weather conditions. The temperature is 19 degrees