US Grand Prix
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Warm-up Session Report - Results
Michael Schumacher continues his domination of the US
Grand Prix setting the fastest time in every session so far this weekend.
Rubens Barrichello was second fastest and 0.138 second behind. Olivier Panis,
Takuma Sato, Kimi Raikkonen and Mika Salo make the top 6.
Panis, Sato and Salo were surprisingly fast but it is more than likely that they are planning a 2 stop strategy and are running on a light fuel load. Salo's time was just over half a second slower than his qualifying time. Most other drivers are over 2 seconds slower than their qualifying times!
There were no major incidents during the session. A number of drivers spun but managed to recover.
Giancarlo Fisichella covered the most number of laps with 17 while Ralf Schumacher and Jenson Button covered the least number of laps with 8 laps each.
The race is set to be a close one (apart from the Ferraris!) with just 2.4 seconds separating the whole field. Expect to see plenty of overtaking on the oval section and plenty of spins in the infield as drivers drop wing to have a car faster on the straight but less grip in the infield section.
Race starts at 1:00 PM local time. Our coverage starts at 12:30 PM local time.