Button tops second Friday practice at Istanbul

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Turkey, Istanbul Parktr

Jenson Button kept McLaren ahead at Turkey as he went marginally quicker than the Red Bull drivers. Both of them however suffered technical problems sometime during the session. Hamilton who was quickest in the morning was 4th, ahead of Fernando Alonso.

Towards the end of the session, Mark Webber stopped alongside the track with a probable engine failure. Webber's teammate at Red Bull, Sebastian Vettel also suffered technical problems that halted his progress.

Jarno Trulli endured an even more difficult session as his car was being work on almost all the way through the session.

Results

Pos.DriverTeamTimeGapLaps
1.ButtonMcLaren-Mercedes1:28.280-30
2.WebberRed Bull Racing1:28.378+ 0.09824
3.VettelRed Bull Racing1:28.590+ 0.31026
4.HamiltonMcLaren-Mercedes1:28.672+ 0.39232
5.AlonsoFerrari1:28.725+ 0.44530
6.RosbergMercedes GP1:28.914+ 0.63422
7.SchumacherMercedes GP1:28.974+ 0.69422
8.KubicaRenault1:29.225+ 0.94534
9.PetrovRenault1:29.501+ 1.22136
10.MassaFerrari1:29.620+ 1.34026
11.SutilForce India1:29.629+ 1.34916
12.HulkenbergWilliams F11:29.987+ 1.70717
13.KobayashiSauber-Ferrari1:30.053+ 1.77334
14.de la RosaSauber-Ferrari1:30.176+ 1.89634
15.BuemiToro Rosso-Ferrari1:30.386+ 2.10632
16.LiuzziForce India1:30.627+ 2.34728
17.BarrichelloWilliams F11:30.766+ 2.48632
18.AlguersuariToro Rosso-Ferrari1:30.933+ 2.65337
19.KovalainenLotus-Cosworth1:31.610+ 3.33037
20.di GrassiVirgin-Cosworth1:33.013+ 4.73328
21.TrulliLotus-Cosworth1:33.081+ 4.80111
22.GlockVirgin-Cosworth1:33.312+ 5.03229
23.SennaHRT-Cosworth1:33.420+ 5.14035
24.ChandhokHRT-Cosworth1:33.740+ 5.46025