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Fastest lap during the session - Ralf Schumacher - 1:24.667 
Fastest lap during the session in 2000 - Rubens Barrichello - 1:25.057 

Italian GP - Second Friday Practice Session:

Ralf Schumacher sets the fastest time of the session ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya and Michael Schumacher. de la Rosa, Barrichello, Hakkinen, Coulthard, Heidfeld, Alesi and Frentzen make the top 10.

60 min: A lot of action but no improvements. Final lap!

55 min: Trulli improves in 12th place with a time of 1:25.987

52 min:  Top 10: R Schumacher, Montoya, M Schumacher, de la Rosa, Barrichello, Hakkinen, Coulthard, Heidfeld, Alesi and Frentzen.

50 min: Frentzen moves into 10th place with a time of 1:25.860

47 min: Yoong improves nut remains in 22nd place.

45 min: Verstappen appears to be struggling still in 21st place.

42 min: Frentzen has an off but recovers! 

40 min: Frentzen jumps into 13th with a time of 1:26.325. Coulthard moves into 7th with a time of 1:25.544. 

39 min: While de la Rosa is on 4th place, Irvine is in 19th! (he spun out early this session though)

38 min: Montoya takes second place with a time of 1:25.067

36 min: Panis improves but remains in 16th place!. Montoya on a fast lap.

35 min: Neither Heidfeld nor Raikkonen have come back out since their crashes this morning.

34 min: Top 10: R Schumacher, M Schumacher, de la Rosa, Barrichello, Hakkinen, Montoya, Coulthard, Heidfeld, Alesi and Fisichella.

33 min: Barrichello improves again and takes 4th from Hakkinen.

32 min: Jean Alesi takes 9th with a time of 1:25.849

31 min: Rubens Barrichello moves into 6th place with a time of 1:25.508.

30 min: Mika Hakkinen takes 4th from Montoya.

27 min: Alonso moves into 17th place leaving Yoong in last place.

25 min: Alex Yoong is actually ahead of Alonso in 21st at the moment.

24 min: Ralf Schumacher improves and sets a time of 1:24.667. Michael Schumacher improves into second with a time of 1:25.131

23 min: Montoya takes 4th. Michael and Ralf on track.

22 min: Villeneuve improves to 13th.

21 min: Pedro de la Rosa moves into 2nd!. He must be on qualifying set-up!

19 min: Tomas Enge improves to 18th place just behind Heinz Harald Frentzen!

17 min: Panis and Villeneuve post improvements but they are back in 14th and 15th.

16 min: Jarno Trulli moves into 8th place with a time of 1:26.188

15 min: Top 10: R Schumacher, M Schumacher, Coulthard, Hakkinen, Barrichello, Heidfeld, Montoya, Button, de la Rosa and Alesi.

14 min: Jean Alesi moves into 10th place.

13 min: Ralf Schumacher goes fastest with a time of 1:25.049. The Williams is now showing signs of good form.

12 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves into 6th place. A good improvement from the Columbian.

11 min: Mika Hakkinen takes third place with a time of 1:25.597. 

10 min: Juan Pablo Montoya on the track. Pedro de la Rosa moves into 7th.

9 min: Mika Hakkinen improves in 5th place. Alex Yoong back on the track after stopping in the morning session.

7 min: Bernoldi is the first to improve but remains in 18th place.

5 min: It remains to be seen if either of the Sauber cars or Verstappen's get repaired in time to practice a few laps this session. Hakkinen on track.

4 min: Eddie Irvine spins and is stuck in the gravel!. Both the Saubers and Verstappen lost it in the morning and crashed.

2 min: Fisichella on the track. He was 12th in the morning session.

Session underway and it is raining lightly but the track remains dry.

The mood today is a sad one due to the tragic events in the USA last Tuesday. Ferrari are running their cars without logos and a black nose in respect.

Session starting at 1:00 PM  local time. It is partly cloudy with the air temperature at 17 degrees.