GP - 2nd Friday Practice
Final Order - Rubens Barrichello, Michael
Schumacher, Juan Pablo Montoya, Kimi Raikkonen, Allan McNish and Enrique
Bernoldi make the top 6.
60 min: Takuma Sato takes 10th from Eddie Irvine.
60 min: Final lap!
59 min: Eddie Irvine takes 10th from Ralf Schumacher.
58 min: Olivier Panis moves into 9th while Barrichello slows down due to traffic.
57 min: Rubens Barrichello fast!
56 min: Alex Yoong improves further and moves into 19th ahead of Sato and Villeneuve!
55 min: Alex Yoong takes 21st from Mark Webber. Interesting!
54 min: Only 3 Bridgestone runners in the top 10. (2 Ferraris and an Arrows)
52 min: At the moment, the top 4 are very close separated by just over a tenth.
50 min: So far, the top 6 have set times fastest than the best time set here on Friday of 2001.
49 min: Eddie Irvine takes 9th from Ralf Schumacher!. It appears that a few drivers in the top 10 are on low fuel.
48 min: Michael Schumacher goes wide and recovers. McNish moves into 5th!
46 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Montoya, Raikkonen, Bernoldi, de la Rosa, Coulthard, McNish, R Schumacher and Irvine.
42 min: It is fairly static at the moment.
40 min: Jenson Button also improves, now in 12th with a time of 1:11.770
38 min: Allan McNish moves into 8th with a time of 1:11.437. It looks like the Michelins have the upper hand now ?
36 min: Pedro de la Rosa moves up into 6th!
35 min: Both Ferraris are on the track.
34 min: Pedro de la Rosa improves dramatically and is now in 9th place with a time of 1:11.849
33 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Montoya, Raikkonen, Bernoldi, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Irvine, Panis and Frentzen.
32 min: Juan Pablo Montoya takes 3rd with a time of 1:10.613. Very close to the Ferraris
31 min: Juan Pablo Montoya takes 3rd with a time of 1:10.613. Very close to the Ferraris
30 min: Frentzen is the latest to spin (again!). McNish moves into 12th while Webber improves but remains in 21st.
29 min: Enrique Bernoldi goes 5th with a time of 1:11.244
28 min: Coulthard goes off while Ralf Schumacher spins. Both recover.
27 min: Meanwhile Eddie Irvine moves into 8th with a time of 1:11.727. We now have 5 Bridgestones and 5 Michelins in the top 10!
26 min: Pedro de la Rosa improves again and moves into 19th ahead of Salo.
25 min: Pedro de la Rosa takes 20th back from Webber. It is also tight at the back though.
24 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Raikkonen, Montoya, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Bernoldi, Panis, Frentzen and Massa.
23 min: David Coulthard takes 5th with a time of 1:11.416.
22 min: Nick Heidfeld stops on the track (was 11th) and Fisichella spins and is unable to rejoin the track (was 12th).
21 min: At the back, Webber takes 20th from de la Rosa while Yoong improves in 22nd.
21 min: Both Fisichella and Frentzen go off but recover.
20 min: Raikkonen in 3rd is now only 0.108 seconds off the pace!. His team-mate David Coulthard is down in 16th place.
19 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Raikkonen, Montoya, R Schumacher, Bernoldi, Panis, Frentzen, Massa and Heidfeld.
18 min: Barrichello improves again and takes 1st place from his team-mate with a 1:10.549.
17 min: Barrichello takes second back from Montoya only for Raikkonen to take it away. It is getting exciting!
16 min: Juan Pablo Montoya jumps into second with a time of 1:11.023. Impressive!
15 min: Montoya on a flyer!
14 min: Arrows showing good pace with Bernoldi up into 4th with a time of 1:11.718.
13 min: Ralf Schumacher moves into 3rd with a time of 1:11.652. That is over a second slower than Michael.
12 min: Michael Schumacher improves his time in first place with a 1:10.579. Another stunning time.
12 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, Raikkonen, Panis, Frentzen, Massa, Heidfeld, Fisichella, Trulli and Button.
11 min: Jarno Trulli takes 9th from his team-mate.
10 min: Juan Pablo Montoya goes wide too!. Button moves into 9th.
9 min: Olivier Panis takes 4th place with a time of 1:11.972
8 min: Rubens Barrichello improves his time with a 1:11.269. He remains in second.
7 min: Giancarlo Fisichella goes off into the gravel!. He recovers.
6 min: Kimi Raikkonen jumps into 3rd with a time of 1:11.946. Frentzen is 4th.
5 min: McNish spins and recovers. Several drives are losing grip in this session.
4 min: Ralf Schumacher goes wide too!. Kimi Raikkonen improves into 14th.
3 min: Takuma Sato goes wide but recovers.
2 min: Top 10 from this morning - M Schumacher, Barrichello, Massa, Heidfeld, Fisichella, Sato, Coulthard, Frentzen, Villeneuve and Panis.
1 min: Panis, Sato, McNish and Raikkonen are also out on the track.
Session underway and Mark Webber is the first to go out on the track followed by Salo.
The first session this morning was dominated by Ferrari and the rest of the Bridgestone runners. In fact only 1 Michelin runner was in the top 10 and only 1 Bridgestone runner was outside the top 10. Session starting in 2 minutes
Session starting at 1:00 PM local time. It is partly cloudy with a temperature of 21 degrees.