GP - 2nd Saturday Practice
Final Order - Michael Schumacher, Rubens
Barrichello, Ralf Schumacher, Juan Pablo Montoya, Heinz Harald Frentzen
and Felipe Massa make the top 6.
45 min: Final lap but improvements aren't expected due to the yellow flags as a result of Bernoldi's spin.
44 min: Villeneuve improves and takes 10th just behind his team-mate. Bernoldi spins and is stuck in the gravel.
43 min: Webber takes 21st back from Yoong. He is still over half a second away from Irvine's best time who in in 20th.
42 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen takes 5th with a time of 1:09.426.
42 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves into 4th with a time of 1:09.288. That is 0.855 off the pace.
41 min: Alex Yoong takes 21st from Webber. This weekend Yoong is the closest he has been to Webber.
40 min: Enrique Bernoldi moves into 13th. His team-mate Frentzen is 9th.
39 min: Coulthard goes off but recovers.
37 min: 8 minutes to go and the teams are now preparing for their drivers to go out for the last time before Qualifying.
36 min: Rubens Barrichello doesn't improve.
35 min: Allan McNish moves ahead of his team-mate and takes 10th with a time of 1:09.972. Barrichello on a flyer!
34 min: Alex Yoong improves in 22nd and is now inside the 107% mark.
33 min: The midfield remains very tight. Just over a second separates Massa in 4th and Bernoldi in 17th.
32 min: Felipe Massa takes 4th with a time of 1:09.526. It will be a very close fight between the 2 Sauber team-mate this afternoon.
31 min: He moves into 4th with 1:09.557. Mika Salo moves into 9th with a time of 1:10.004.
30 min: Montoya on a flyer!
29 min: Mark Webber spins but recovers. The Minardi's are too slow this weekend. Over a second and a half from their nearest rivals Jaguar.
28 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, R Schumacher, Heidfeld, Montoya, Raikkonen, Panis, Frentzen, Coulthard and Villeneuve.
27 min: Coulthard moves into 8th with a time of 1:10.044 while Button improves in 10th ahead of his team-mate.
26 min: Alex Yoong improves but not enough to get his inside the 107% mark.
24 min: The Bridgestone still seem to have an advantage at this stage. 6 Cars in the top 10 are Bridgestone runners.
23 min: But Panis responds back and moves into 6th with a time of 1:09.780.
22 min: Jacques Villeneuve moves into 7th ahead of his team-mate.
20 min: Mark Webber improves in 21st with a time of 1:12.996. Just inside the 107% from Michael's time. Yoong in 22nd is over 0.7 seconds slower than the 107% time.
19 min: Ralf Schumacher takes 3rd from his team-mate with a 1:09.216. Frentzen moves into 6th with a time of 1:09.996.
18 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, Montoya, Raikkonen, Panis, Trulli, Villeneuve, Button, Heidfeld and Massa.
17 min: Michael Schumacher improves again. He must be enjoying himself. His newest time is a 1:08.433. Pole time will be in the 1:07's !!
17 min: A Michelin runner finally responds to the Bridgestone assault with Montoya taking 3rd with a time of 1:09.963.
16 min: Michael Schumacher improves marginally with a 1:08.856.
15 min: Jacques Villeneuve who has been struggling in the last 3 sessions moves into 4th with a time of 1:10.393 just behind his team-mate!
14 min: Olivier Panis improves in 3rd place but is over 1.3 seconds off the pace.
12 min: Takuma Sato has a big spin but recovers.
11 min: Montoya improves his time in 13th place. He is over 2 seconds off the pace!
10 min: Nick Heidfeld takes 5th from Frentzen. We now have just 3 Michelin runners in the top 10.
10 min: With the stunning time set by Michael, neither Mark Webber nor Alex Yoong would qualify if their times remain in the high 1:13's
9 min: Barrichello improves too in second with a time of 1:09.146. Villeneuve moves into 9th with a time of 1:10.825.
8 min: Michael Schumacher improves in 1st with a time of 1:08.864.
7 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, Panis, Raikkonen, Frentzen, Massa, Coulthard, Heidfeld, Button and Bernoldi.
6 min: Olivier Panis jumps into 3rd place with a 1:10.562. Villeneuve jumps to 11th.
5 min: The 2 Ferraris are on the track,
4 min: Alex Yoong spins but recovers.
3 min: More drivers go out on the track including Raikkonen and Panis.
2 min: Massa is the first to go out on the track. He is followed by Villeneuve and Yoong.
Session underway but no one goes onto the track right away.
Session starting at 11:00 AM local time. It is sunny with a temperature of 19 degrees.