2014 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix - Second free practice

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We will be back for final practice at 11am local time (GMT +2) on Saturday!
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Stay tuned to the website for a full report plus the latest news and photos
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Thank you for joining us throughout the opening day of practice in Spain
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The Briton is unharmed and steps out of his car
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Chilton has beached it in the gravel after the flag
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Massa, Maldonado and Kvyat complete the top ten positions
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Ricciardo is a distant third, ahead of Ferrari duo Alonso and Raikkonen and McLaren drivers Magnussen and Button
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Hamilton remains on top, comfortably ahead of Mercedes team-mate Rosberg
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The chequered flag comes out in Barcelona
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Vergne's car is cleared away, the tyre retrieved and we're green once more
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A bizarre incident which could lead to a significant fine
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Replays show the wheel simply falling off at the exit of the first corner
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The Frenchman has stopped his car just before Turn 3
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Vergne's right-rear wheel has come off
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Maldonado is told to pit as his car might have a gearbox problem
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From the television images in the media centre, we would agree
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Rosberg is told that there is slightly more wear on his left-front tyre
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"It's unbelievable how low the grip is," reports Hulkenberg
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A few drivers switching compounds in the closing minutes
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Grosjean exits the Lotus garage with a frustrated face
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It's a brake issue for the Frenchman
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Grosjean is told to pit as his car "is not safe"
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Vettel, of course, is sidelined with wiring loom damage
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Just Maldonado and Gutierrez in the pits at the moment
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The ever-impressive Hamilton is keeping his growing stint in the 1m30s
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He is working through a Medium tyre run at the moment
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Replays show Hamilton locking up into the final chicane
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Ricciardo reports that his set-up is feeling "a bit more neutral" than before
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Hamilton finds a way past Massa as their race simulations converge
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Plenty of long runs taking place throughout the field
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We're into the final 30 minutes of Friday's practice action
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As he makes his way back to safety, the track turns green once more
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A marshal makes the dash on to the circuit to retrieve the piece of bodywork
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The yellow flags are out, presumably for the debris which has settled between Turns 15 and 16
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The Briton, who was on his first Medium tyre run, returns to the pits
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It looks as though it's the 'monkey seat' from the rear of the car
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Some bodywork appears to have flown off Chilton's Marussia
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Vettel will have to wait until FP3 for his opportunity
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Just Chilton yet to trial the Medium tyres
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No such problems this time around
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Grosjean is back out after his recent stoppage
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We've just moved past the halfway mark of second practice
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Grosjean is pushed back down the pit lane after a failed practice start
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So it's as it was following the Medium tyre laps
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Amid those times, Alonso moved up to fourth
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Only time will tell if Rosberg has enough to respond later in the weekend
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This is developing into a fascinating intra-team battle
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Hamilton posts a 1:25.524 to comfortably reclaim the top spot
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Rosberg takes P1 with a 1:25.973
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Raikkonen goes third on his Option tyre attempt
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The Mercedes and Ferrari drivers are all now on the Mediums
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That's an improvement of around a second between compounds
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Ricciardo, on Mediums, goes quickest with a 1:26.509
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That will have to be fixed when he returns to the pits
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A hatch is flapping around on the nose of Bianchi's Marussia
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Sutil is out in the Sauber, with his issues seemingly resolved
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Ricciardo is the first of the leaders to switch to the White-marked rubber
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Maldonado and Ericsson are the first drivers on the Medium compound tyre
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Caterham team-mate Kobayashi also had a moment at Turn 10
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Replays show Ericsson running wide at Turn 9
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The Mercedes duo still leading as we approach the half hour mark
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Chilton is told to return to the pits once more
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Chilton has made it back out in his Marussia
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The German is at the back of the garage, with mechanics working on his car
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Like Chilton and Vettel, Sutil also looks to be suffering a setback
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Replays show Alonso pushing to the limit through the Turn 7/8 chicane
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Ricciardo making plenty of steering wheel corrections on this run
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Raikkonen moves up to fourth for Ferrari
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Rosberg slots into second position, just ahead of Ricciardo
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Hamilton lowers his benchmark to 1:27.061
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Replays show Bottas clattering the kerbs at the final chicane
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Rosberg is gradually improving his pace after a troubled opening session
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Hamilton edges clear moments later, clocking a 1:27.448
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Ricciardo goes fastest with a 1:27.644
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Hamilton and Ricciardo are out and on quick laps
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Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo watches on from the back of the garage
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Remember, Vettel is sidelined due to his damaged wiring loom
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Just the Ferraris, Massa and Hulkenberg yet to appear
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McLaren team-mate Button now takes the top spot on 1:28.703
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Magnussen moves to the front with a 1:28.815
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Replays show Maldonado sliding wide on the exit of Turn 3
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After a flurry of lap times, Maldonado leads on 1:29.275
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Chilton is told that he has an engine problem and must return to the pits slowly
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The teams will then use both tyres for race simulations later on
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We should see some early running on the Prime tyre, before a switch to Mediums for performance runs
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Ericsson clocks the first time of the session, lapping in 1:39.717
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Plenty of cars on track in the early stages
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He is quickly followed by the Lotus duo
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Ericsson is the first driver out for Caterham
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The green light comes on at the end of the pit lane and FP2 gets underway!
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The first comes along the back straight, with the second on the main straight
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There are also two DRS zones in place this weekend
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As a reminder, Pirelli has brought its Medium (White) and Hard (Orange) tyres to Spain
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The drivers now have another 90 minutes of practice ahead of them
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He led the way from Button, Ricciardo and Alonso
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Hamilton was the man in charge for Mercedes in FP1
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An electrical problem, which caused his morning stoppage, has led to wiring loom damage
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There has been some big news between sessions, with Vettel forced to sit out FP2
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Welcome to live text coverage of second practice for the Spanish Grand Prix!