Lewis Hamilton continued to go fastest in the second practice ahead of the Canadian GP. Just like in the morning, the session was interrupted by a crash, as this time Bruno Senna met with the wall of champions. The Ferrari's of Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa were 2nd and 3rd fastest.
Just as in the morning, Lewis Hamilton quickly took the lead as after 20 minutes he comfortably set the fastest time thus far on the timesheet.
Jenson Button meanwhile didn't drive early on while mechanics were working intensely on his car. The Briton didn't have the greatest FP1 either as he suffered an increasing issue with a slipping clutch. Heikki Kovalainen was also sidelined as his team was still repairing his car from his crash at turn 9 during FP1.
45 minutes into the session, Bruno Senna violently crashed into the "Wall Of Champions", the wall close to the edge of the circuit at the final turn of the track. Senna lost control of his Williams through the chicane and oversteered into the left hander. He hit the wall with the right rear wheel first, then with the front, damaging his car badly. The entire right flank of the car was gone, along with the broken front and rear wing.
The session was stopped for approximately 20 minutes, but when it got underway again, the track was flourishing with action.
Button also finally got underway in the final 15 minutes of the session, completing runs on the prime and option tyre but without setting a really competitive time, partly due to traffic.
|4||1||Sebastian Vettel||Red Bull Racing-Renault||1:15.531||0.272||44|
|5||11||Paul di Resta||Force India-Mercedes||1:15.544||0.285||32|
|8||12||Nico Hulkenberg||Force India-Mercedes||1:15.799||0.540||39|
|12||2||Mark Webber||Red Bull Racing-Renault||1:15.907||0.648||41|
|21||22||Pedro de la Rosa||Hrt-Cosworth||1:18.908||3.649||27|