GP - 2nd Saturday Practice Session
45 Min: Session over - Top 10: R Barrichello (1:36.188), R Schumacher, M Hakkinen, M Schumacher, D Coulthard, H Frentzen, J Trulli, E Irvine, O Panis, K Raikkonen.
45 Min: Ralf Schumacher moves into 2nd place with a time of 1:36.457!
44 Min: Jarno Trulli improves to 7th. Most drivers are running low fuel and new tyres in preparation for qualifying.
43 Min: Eddie Irvine moves into 7th place while Villeneuve improves his time but stays in 9th position.
42 Min: Heinz Harald Frentzen moves into 6th place.
40 Min: Top 10: R Barrichello (1:36.188), M Hakkinen, M Schumacher, R Schumacher, D Coulthard, K Raikkonen, J Villeneuve, E Irvine, H Frentzen, L Burti.
39 Min: Just over 5 minutes to go. Drivers are preparing for their final run before the qualifying session this afternoon.
38 Min: Barrichello's time is over a second faster than last year's pole time.
37 Min: Rubens Barrichello sets an amazing time of 1:36.188. That is 0.3 seconds faster than Hakkinen's time!
36 Min: Kimi Raikkonen moves into 6th place. He is 0.9 seconds off the pace.
35 Min: Mika Hakkinen takes the top spot with a time of 1:36.519. He is 0.03 seconds faster than Michael.
33 Min: Michael Schumacher improves in 1st with a time of 1:36.548.
32 Min: Top 10: M Schumacher (1:36.656), R Schumacher, D Coulthard, R Barrichello, M Hakkinen, J Villeneuve, E Irvine, H Frentzen, L Burti, J Montoya.
30 Min: Alonso stops on the track. Yellow flags.
29 Min: Ralf Schumacher moves into 2nd place just 0.02 seconds behind Michael.
28 Min: Villeneuve improves to 6th and 0.863 off the pace.
26 Min: Top 10: M Schumacher (1:36.656), D Coulthard, R Barrichello, M Hakkinen, R Schumacher, E Irvine, H Frentzen, L Burti, J Montoya, N Heidfeld.
25 Min: Jenson Button moves from 19th to 15th. Just over 2 seconds off the pace.
24 Min: The Michelin tyres appear to be performing well today on both Williams and Jaguar.
22 Min: Eddie Irvine moves into 6th with Burti in 8th !!
20 Min: Top 10: M Schumacher, D Coulthard, R Barrichello, M Hakkinen, R Schumacher, H Frentzen, J Montoya, N Heidfeld, O Panis, E Irvine.
18 Min: Montoya improves to 7th.
16 Min: Not much improvements at the top. At the back of the grid, Arrows, Benetton, Prost and Minardi are fighting it out.
15 Min: Rubens Barrichello is on a fast lap!.
14 Min: Michael Schumacher goes fastest with a time of 1:36.656. He is now 0.158 seconds ahead of Coulthard.
12 Min: Frentzen moves into 6th and is now 0.8 seconds off the pace of Coulthard.
10 Min: Improvements at the back of the grid with Alesi now in 17th and Button in 18th.
9 Min: No change at the top - Top 10: D Coulthard, R Barrichello, M Schumacher, M Hakkinen, R Schumacher, N Heidfeld, H Frentzen, J Montoya, O Panis, E Irvine.
7 Min: Jarno Trulli improves to 11th, still way off the pace considering he was fastest yesterday.
6 Min: Eddie Irvine improves his time but remains in 10th.
4 Min: More drivers come out on the circuit. Montoya spins but manages to continue.
2 Min: Both Marques and Alonso improve on their times from the first session.
0 Min: Session started with Marques and Alonso going out immediately.
Session starting shortly. Rain expected in the afternoon. Maximum temperature of 33 degrees