GP - 2nd Saturday Practice
Final Order: Rubens Barrichello, Nick Heidfeld,
Michael Schumacher, David Coulthard, Jenson Button and Heinz Harald
Frentzen make the top 6.
45 min: Mark Webber impressive moving into 19th ahead of the 2 Toyotas and his team-mate despite having very limited running today!
45 min: Michael Schumacher improves but remains in 3rd behind Barrichello and Heidfeld.
44 min: Final run!
43 min: Massa improves but was held up by Frentzen. Michael on a flyer.
42 min: David Coulthard jumps to 3rd with a 1:18.386. The Michelins are showing their hands now !
41 min: Jenson Button takes 4th with a time of 1:18.499. Trulli still in 17th!
40 min: Enrique Bernoldi moves back into the top 10 with a time of 1:19.266. Massa on a flyer!
39 min: Just over 5 minutes to go and the teams are now preparing their final run in preparation for the Qualifying session.
37 min: Mark Webber returns to the track. He is currently in 22nd.
36 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, Heidfeld, M Schumacher, Frentzen, Raikkonen, Coulthard, Massa, Panis, Fisichella and R Schumacher.
35 min: Takuma Sato goes off and touches the barrier.
34 min: Olivier Panis moves into 8th with a 1:19.144. The conditions at this stage are certainly favouring Bridgestone.
33 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen is flying. He moves into 4th with a 1:18.900. Impressive!
32 min: Jarno Trulli improves his time but remains in 17th. Frentzen on a flyer!
31 min: Mark Webber has yet to appear again. He has only managed 4 laps so far today. This isn't good for Qualifying.
29 min: Nick Heidfeld takes second with a time of 1:18.144. This is impressive from Heidfeld.
27 min: Top 10 - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Raikkonen, Coulthard, Massa, Fisichella, R Schumacher, Heidfeld, Villeneuve and Frentzen.
26 min: Giancarlo Fisichella takes 6th with a time of 1:19.319. McNish improves to 19th.
26 min: Kimi Raikkonen takes 3rd with a time of 1:18.993. The teams are now starting to run in Qualifying trim.
25 min: Jacques Villeneuve moves into 7th. That is interesting.
24 min: Pedro de la Rosa moves into 15th with a time of 1:20.272. McNish on the track and Villeneuve on a flyer!
23 min: Qualifying for the top 10 will be very close. At this stage, there is under 0.3 seconds between Heidfeld in 6th and Bernoldi in 11th!.
22 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen impressive as he takes 7th with a time of 1:19.534.
21 min: Takuma Sato moves into 14th ahead of his team-mate Giancarlo Fisichella.
20 min: Michael Schumacher improves yet again but remains in second and over 0.35 seconds slower than Barrichello.
19 min: Alex Yoong moves into 20th with a time of 1:21.700.
17 min: There are only a handful of improvements so far. Michael Schumacher is on the track now.
15 min: Neither Webber nor McNish have gone out this session following their problems during the first session.
13 min: Jacques Villeneuve improves his time but remains in 13th.
12 min: Felipe Massa moves into 4th with a time of 1:19.080.
11 min: Frentzen takes 11th from Panis with a 1:19.848. Massa on a flyer.
10 min: A number of drivers are on the track but there are no improvements at this stage.
8 min: No other improvements so far. Top 10 remains - Barrichello, M Schumacher, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Heidfeld, Massa, Raikkonen, Button, Montoya and Bernoldi.
6 min: Nick Heidfeld improves but remains in 5th. Coulthard and Button on the track.
4 min: Ralf Schumacher is the first out on the track. Nick Heidfeld comes out next.
2 min: Barrichello set a stunning time this morning. In fact he has already beaten last year's pole time. No one on the track yet.
Session underway and no one comes out straight away.
Session starting at 10:15 AM local time . The weather is partly cloudy with a temperature of 15 degrees.