|US GP -
Final Order - Michael Schumacher, Rubens
Barrichello, Olivier Panis, Takuma Sato, Kimi Raikkonen and Mika Salo make
the top 6.
30 min: Final lap ... Coulthard improves in 8th.
29 min: Takuma Sato moves into 4th with a time of 1:13.718. He and Panis (3rd) could be planning a different strategy.
29 min: The 2 Williams are outside the top 10. Montoya in 11th and Ralf in 16th at the moment.
28 min: Jenson Button moves into 9th with a time of 1:14.074 after his problems earlier this session.
27 min: The whole field is close with just 2.5 seconds separating Michael in 1st and Yoong in 20th. Should be a close race!
26 min: Mika Salo moves into 5th with a time of 1:13.867. That is just 0.6 seconds slower than his qualifying time from yesterday!
26 min: Ralf Schumacher moves into 14th with a time of 1:14.650.
25 min: Michael Schumacher responds with a 1:13.103 and takes first place back.
24 min: Rubens Barrichello goes fastest with a time of 1:13.321.
23 min: Top 10 - Panis, M Schumacher, Barrichello, Raikkonen, Irvine, Coulthard, Sato, Trulli, Fisichella and Villeneuve.
22 min: Wow, Panis goes fastest with a time of 1:13.471. Just a fraction ahead of Michael. Ralf Schumacher finally on a fast lap!
21 min: Button in problems in the pit lane. His mechanics push him back to the garage. Panis meanwhile is fast!
20 min: David Coulthard moves into 5th with a time of 1:13.987.
19 min: Kimi Raikkonen hits back and moves into second with a time of 1:13.869
18 min: Takuma Sato takes 4th from Raikkonen with a 1:14.112
17 min: Eddie Irvine jumps into second with a time of 1:13.964. Coulthard on the track too!
16 min: Ralf Schumacher, David Coulthard and Eddie Irvine have yet to set a time!
15 min: Halfway through the session and Michael Schumacher continues to show that he is in a league of his own here being over half a second faster than anyone else. He is also the only driver so far to set a time under the 1:14 mark and faster than the best time in the warm-up session from last year!
14 min: Jarno Trulli sets his first time of the day, good for 7th. A 1:14.529
13 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves into 11th with a 1:14.856.
12 min: A number of drivers have yet to set a time including Ralf Schumacher, Coulthard and Trulli.
11 min: Top 10 - M Schumacher, Panis, Raikkonen, Sato, Villeneuve, Salo, Barrichello, Heidfeld, Fisichella and de la Rosa.
10 min: Michael Schumacher takes the top spot with a time of 1:13.487. Olivier Panis moves into second with a 1:14.078.
9 min: Kimi Raikkonen moves to the top of the timesheets with Fisichella in second
8 min: Nick Heidfeld goes faster with a 1:14.726.
7 min: Jacques Villeneuve sets the first time of the day with a 1:15:490.
6 min: Eddie Irvine pits without setting a lap time.
5 min: Nick Heidfeld and Jacques Villeneuve also start their first flying laps.
4 min: Eddie Irvine is the first driver to start a flying lap!.
2 min: Those drivers with spare cars will now swap their cars and go out for an installation lap in the spare.
1 min: All the cars have made it out onto the track except Coulthard
Session underway and the cars stream out of the pitlane for their installation lap.
Session starting at 8:30 AM local time. It is sunny with an air temperature of 16 degrees.