FP2: Hamilton enjoys troublefree session at top of timesheet

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Japan, Circuit Suzukajp

Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a day without problems at Suzuka. Just like in first practice, he topped the times with apparent ease. His Mercedes team mate, Valtteri Bottas, backed him up in second place while closest competitor Sebastian Vettel was blown away by more than 8 tenths.

Results

Pos.No.DriverCarTimeGapLaps
144Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG1:28.217-31
277Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG1:28.678+0.461s30
35Sebastian VettelFerrari1:29.050+0.833s36
433Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing TAG Heuer1:29.257+1.040s32
57Kimi RäikkönenFerrari1:29.498+1.281s33
63Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing TAG Heuer1:29.513+1.296s27
731Esteban OconForce India Mercedes1:30.035+1.818s32
88Romain GrosjeanHaas Ferrari1:30.440+2.223s32
99Marcus EricssonSauber Ferrari1:30.478+2.261s33
1028Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro Rosso Honda1:30.502+2.285s27
1111Sergio PerezForce India Mercedes1:30.510+2.293s28
1227Nico HulkenbergRenault1:30.644+2.427s36
1310Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso Honda1:30.795+2.578s10
1455Carlos SainzRenault1:30.904+2.687s31
1516Charles LeclercSauber Ferrari1:30.906+2.689s26
1620Kevin MagnussenHaas Ferrari1:30.956+2.739s25
1714Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Renault1:30.988+2.771s34
1835Sergey SirotkinWilliams Mercedes1:31.087+2.870s39
1918Lance StrollWilliams Mercedes1:31.215+2.998s32
202Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Renault1:31.981+3.764s32