|US GP -
2nd Saturday Practice Session:
Final Order - Michael Schumacher, Rubens
Barrichello, Eddie Irvine, Ralf Schumacher, David Coulthard and Nick
Heidfeld make the top 6.
45 min: Final lap ... no improvements due to the yellow flags from Raikkonen's spin.
44 min: Kimi Raikkonen spins off and hits the barrier. His session is over.
43 min: Takuma Sato finally moves up into 16th with a time of 1:12.826.
41 min: Eddie Irvine jumps into 3rd with a time of 1:11.688.
40 min: Alex Yoong takes 19th from Sato with a 1:13.562!
39 min: Nick Heidfeld jumps into 6th place with a 1:11.910.
38 min: Michael Schumacher improves his time in 1st with a 1:11.158
36 min: But Montoya takes it back with a 1:11.992.
35 min: Kimi Raikkonen takes 6th from Montoya with a 1:12.162.
34 min: Teams and drivers are now preparing for their qualifying simulation runs.
32 min: Jacques Villeneuve moves into 13th with a time of 1:12.726.
31 min: Rubens Barrichello improves again in second with a time of 1:11.394. He is just 0.132 seconds behind Michael now.
30 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, R Schumacher, Irvine, Coulthard, Montoya, Fisichella, Raikkonen, Frentzen and Heidfeld.
28 min: Nick Heidfeld moves into 10th just behind his team-mate Frentzen.
27 min: Takuma Sato improves his time but remains in 19th.
26 min: Eddie Irvine jumps into 4th with a time of 1:11.881. The Jaguar looks competitive again.
25 min: Ralf Schumacher takes 3rd back from Coulthard with a 1:11.849. He is just over half a second off the pace. Track temperatures are rising and that could be benefiting the Michelin runners.
24 min: Villeneuve improves but remains in 17th with a 1:13.236
23 min: Olivier Panis improves in 15th with a time of 1:13.083. McNish moves into 16th with a time of 1:13.204.
22 min: Jacques Villeneuve returns to the track. He is in 16th.
21 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, Coulthard, R Schumacher, Montoya, Fisichella, Raikkonen, Irvine, Frentzen and Salo.
20 min: David Coulthard takes 3rd from Ralf Schumacher with a time of 1:11.909. This is the closest a non-Ferrari driver has been to Michael's time.
19 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen moves into 9th with a 1:12.589.
18 min: Giancarlo Fisichella moves into 6th with a time of 1:12.220. Irvine improves in 8th with a 1:12.546.
17 min: Takuma Sato moves up into 19th with a time of 1:13.929. Yoong improves but drops to 20th with a time of 1:14.004
16 min: Takuma Sato sets his first time of the day with a 1:14.756.
15 min: Kimi Raikkonen improves his time but remains in 6th. A 1:12.309. Sato on track!
14 min: Pedro de la Rosa moves into 10th with a time of 1:12.679
13 min: Mika Salo moves into 9th with a time of 1:12.656.
12 min: Rubens Barrichello improves in second with a 1:11.544. He is only 0.282 seconds behind Michael.
11 min: Jenson Button moves into 10th with a time of 1:12:878.
10 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Barrichello, R Schumacher, Coulthard, Montoya, Raikkonen, Fisichella, Irvine, Trulli and Salo.
9 min: Alex Yoong improves in 19th. Sato yet to come out onto the track after his engine failure in the morning.
8 min: Olivier Panis moves into 14th place with a time of 1:13.094. The improvements so far are marginal.
7 min: Nick Heidfeld improves his time in 13th place with a 1:13.073.
6 min: Mark Webber in problems as he parks his car on the side of the track. He was 17th fastest and was competitive in the first session. Session over for him!
5 min: Ralf Schumacher is the first to improve on his time. He moves into 3rd with a time of 1:12.169. He is still over 0.9 seconds off the pace.
3 min: More drivers join in the action. No improvements yet.
2 min: Michael Schumacher continues to dominate here at Indy with Rubens Barrichello getting closer to his times after losing both sessions yesterday.
1 min: Jarno Trulli, Allan McNish and Mika Salo join in.
Session underway and Kimi Raikkonen is the first to go out onto the track.
Session starting at 10:15 AM local time. It is sunny with an air temperature of 17 degrees.