LIVE: Formula 1 2014 – British GP – Free Practice Two


Credit: Mercedes

Nico Rosberg was fastest in the first Free Practice session this morning but can he carry on that good form as the British GP continues this afternoon? Keep your eyes peeled to this live blog and find out.

Joe Hudson July 4, 201413:47

We are closing in on the session start, only 13 minutes to go

Joe Hudson July 4, 201413:52

Felipe Massa’s Williams looks ready to run after his crash in FP1

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:00

We are now underway with blue skies and strong wind being the order of business

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:05

4 cars have set a time, the fastest of whom is Kvyat with a 1:38.075

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:12

Bottas now fastest with 15 cars setting times, he is at 1:37.363

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:12

But as I typed that last post, Alonso has gone fastest by 1.4 seconds from Bottas

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:24

Bianchi suffering from MGU-H issues on his Marussia so it is in the garage getting repaired

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:25

It is Hamilton from Rosberg now as Alonso holds station in third

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:26

Kvyat only just avoids an accident coming out of Stowe

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:28

Ricciardo has now split the Mercedes cars

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:35

Grosjeam went very wide at Woodcote, going to the pits to change the tyres

Joe Hudson July 4, 201414:40

Rosberg has broken into the 1:34s as well as Hamilton

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:00

Hamilton has stopped on track, steering wheel is off and car looks very knackered

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:02

Marshals have done excellent work to push the Mercedes to safety without having to stop the session

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:04

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:17

Vergne has made contact with someone, front left looks wrecked

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:17

Looks like the wheel broke all by itself, nut may have been broken or missing all together

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:24

The side pod on Bottas’ car has broken apart and ripped a hole down the left hand side

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:31

Session is now over for Friday, top ten will follow once all the cars are back in the pits

Joe Hudson July 4, 201415:32

Top ten:
Hamilton
Rosberg
Alonso
Ricciardo
Vettel
Bottas
Button
Magnussen
Raikkonen
Vergne