Event: Spanish F1 Grand Prix
Track: Catalunya Circuit
Weather: dry 20.8°C
Tarmac: dry 41.6°C
Humidity : 62.9%
Wind : 0.5 m/s SW
Pressure: 1003.5 bar
The second practice for the 2021 Spanish F1 GP the weather still great, just like the first practice. Strangely the ambient temperature is almost the same. The tarmac was 8°C higher.
Ferrari hadn’t run any soft tyres during FP1, so all eyes are on them this session.
Halfway the session both Mercedes drivers topped the timesheet with Lewis Hamilton fastest with 1:18.170 min. Bottas was only 0.139s slower than his teammate. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc was on P3 and both Alpine’s on 4 and 5 leaded by Esteban Ocon. Both AlphaTauri’s occupied P6 & 7 with Pierre Gasly only 0.026s faster than rookie Yuki Tsunoda.
Both Red Bull’s were on P9 & 10. Max Verstappen was on P9 looking at a gap of 0.615s. His teammate Sergio Perez was 10th only 0.133s apart from his teammate.
Verstappen again damaged his front wing on the new curbs in turn 7 just like in FP1.
1:16.883 min was the fastest lap time of last years FP2 in Spain and was clocked by Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes W11.
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FP2 Times Table 2021 Spanish GP
|P||No||Driver||Team||Lap Time||P1 Gap||Laps||Tyres|
|1||44||Lewis Hamilton||Mercedes||1:18,170||32||S (C3)|
|2||77||Valtteri Bottas||Mercedes||1:18,309||0,139||31||S (C3)|
|3||16||Charles Leclerc||Ferrari||1:18,335||0,165||28||S (C3)|
|4||31||Esteban Ocon||Alpine||1:18,466||0,296||29||S (C3)|
|5||14||Fernando Alonso||Alpine||1:18,518||0,348||30||S (C3)|
|6||10||Pierre Gasly||AlphaTauri||1:18,593||0,423||32||S (C3)|
|7||22||Yuki Tsunoda||AlphaTauri||1:18,619||0,449||30||S (C3)|
|8||55||Carlos Sainz Jr.||Ferrari||1:18,674||0,504||30||S (C3)|
|9||33||Max Verstappen||Red Bull||1:18,785||0,615||26||M (C2)|
|10||11||Sergio Pérez||Red Bull||1:18,918||0,748||23||S (C3)|
|11||5||Sebastian Vettel||Aston Martin||1:18,947||0,777||30||S (C3)|
|12||4||Lando Norris||McLaren||1:19,092||0,922||28||S (C3)|
|13||99||Antonio Giovinazzi||Alfa Romeo||1:19,122||0,952||29||S (C3)|
|14||18||Lance Stroll||Aston Martin||1:19,134||0,964||29||S (C3)|
|15||3||Daniel Ricciardo||McLaren||1:19,195||1,025||28||S (C3)|
|16||7||Kimi Räikkönen||Alfa Romeo||1:19,213||1,043||30||S (C3)|
|17||63||George Russell||Williams||1:19,957||1,787||29||S (C3)|
|18||6||Nicholas Latifi||Williams||1:20,046||1,876||26||S (C3)|
|19||47||Mick Schumacher||Haas||1:20,326||2,156||30||S (C3)|
|20||9||Nikita Mazepin||Haas||1:20,753||2,583||27||S (C3)|
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