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2001 German Grand Prix 
First Saturday Practice Session  

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First Saturday Practice Session Report - Results

Michael Schumacher was in a class of his own during the first practice session. He set a time 0.5 seconds faster than his team-mate Rubens Barrichello in 2nd. The Williams pair were in 3rd and 4th while the McLaren pair were in 5th and 6th!
While 0.5 seconds separate 1st and 2nd, another 0.5 seconds separates 2nd to 6th!.

Behind the top 3 teams, Heidfeld in the Sauber was 7th ahead of Villeneuve in the BAR and Irvine in the Jaguar with Raikkonen in the second Sauber completing the top 10. It appears that on this track Jaguar have caught up with the pack of teams ahead of them (Sauber, Jordan and BAR).

There were no major incidents during the session however Jenson Button failed to complete a single lap as his car failed on the exit of the pits on his installation lap while Ricardo Zonta stopped on the track also with some problem. Mika Hakkinen lost most of the session but managed to put in a few laps in the end.

Olivier Panis and Pedro de la Rosa covered the most number of laps with 14 ahead of Tarso Marques, Fernando Alonso and Enrique Bernoldi with 13. Jenson Button failed to complete a single lap while his team-mate Giancarlo Fisichella only managed 4 laps. Ricardo Zonta only managed 5 while both Mika Hakkinen and Jos Verstappen only did 7 laps each.
All other drivers covered between 8 and 12 laps.

Michael Schumacher's time was the fastest ever on this track (on this configuration - the fastest time ever at Hockenheim was in 91 by Nigel Mansell with a time of 1:37.087 but the circuit has changed since). 
It looks like Pole time this year will be in the low 1:39's or even quicker!

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