GP - Second Saturday Practice Session:
Michael Schumacher sets the fastest time of the session ahead of Juan Pablo Montoya and Jarno Trulli. Barrichello, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Heidfeld, Hakkinen, de la Rosa and Raikkonen make the top 10.
45 min: Montoya takes second with a time of 1:23.477. That is still 0.3 seconds slower than Michael.
45 min: Hakkinen improves to 6th, de la Rosa 9th.
44 min: Jarno Trulli in 2nd!
43 min: Final run in preparation for Qualifying. Montoya and Michael on the track on new tyres!
42 min: Jarno Trulli in 5th!
41 min: Ralf Schumacher takes 3rd from Coulthard with a 1:23.917
40 min: Fisichella takes 10th with a time of 1:24.683
39 min: Mika Hakkinen improves into 9th place with a time of 1:24.658
38 min: Nick Heidfeld goes 5th with a time of 1:24.418
36 min: Kimi Raikkonen moves into 6th place
34 min: Michael Schumacher goes fastest with a time of 1:23.178!
31 min: The 2 Minardi's are clearly in trouble with both Alonso and Yoong with any timed laps.
30 min: The lap times here don't seem to have dropped significantly compared to last year. The fastest time so far is under a tenth faster than the fastest time during this session last year!
29 min: Montoya takes 5th back while Trulli takes 8th from his team-mate.
28 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Heidfeld, Montoya, de la Rosa, Alesi, Trulli and Hakkinen.
27 min: Alesi in problems heading back to the pits slowly!
26 min: Pedro de la Rosa moves into 6th place!
25 min: David Coulthard takes 3rd from Ralf Schumacher. Hakkinen in 8th.
24 min: David Coulthard moves into 4th with a time of 1:24.366. Only the 2 Ferrari's have set times under the 1:24 mark.
23 min: Ralf Schumacher has an off but recovers and pits. He is currently in 3rd place.
22 min: Villeneuve moves into 7th place with a time of 1:25.258. Michael moves up two into second place.
21 min: He moves straight into 4th place!
20 min: Michael Schumacher appears on the track - finally!
19 min: Frentzen moves into 10th place while his team-mate Tomas Enge is in 19th place.
18 min: Barrichello goes fastest and Ralf Schumacher moves into second place.
17 min: Panis moves into 6th place with a time of 1:25.403
16 min: Rubens Barrichello moves into second place under a tenth behind Montoya
15 min: Michael Schumacher, Alonso and Yoong have yet to set a time.
15 min: Rubens Barrichello takes 4th with a time of 1:25.358. Alesi improves but remains in second place.
14 min: Jarno Trulli improves to 5th while Panis moves into 8th.
13 min: Montoya goes fastest with a time of 1:24.660. Alesi is second!
12 min: Jarno Trulli moves into 7th.
11 min: Fisichella improves to 4th while Button moves into 5th!
10 min: Top 10 - R Schumacher, Coulthard, Montoya, Hakkinen, Fisichella, Barrichello, Villeneuve, de la Rosa, Panis and Irvine.
10 min: David Coulthard moves into second while Fisichella moves into 5th!
9 min: Mika Hakkinen takes 3rd with a time of 1:25.863
8 min: Jacques Villeneuve improves to 5th with a time of 1:25.920
7 min: Ralf goes fastest with a time of 1:25.316
6 min: David Coulthard moves into 4th with a time of 1:26.272
5 min: Ralf Schumacher goes 3rd with a time of 1:26.104.
4 min: Mika Hakkinen moves into 13th place with a time of 1:29.676 in 13th place.
2 min: Coulthard follows.
1 min: Villeneuve, Hakkinen and Ralf Schumacher are the first to go out this session
Session underway and we will certainly see more action that we had in the first session this morning!
Session starting at 10:15 AM local time. It is fine and sunny with the air temperature at 16 degrees.