2014 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix - Second free practice

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Welcome to live text coverage of second practice for the Canadian Grand Prix!
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Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso was the man in charge in this morning's session, edging out Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg
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It remains overcast here in Montreal, although there is no sign of rain just yet
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The drivers have another 90-minute session ahead, as they try to fine tune their cars
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Kamui Kobayashi will be back at the wheel of his Caterham this afternoon, following reserve driver Alexander Rossi's first FP1 outing of the season
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We have some spots of rain ahead of the session start
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The green light comes on at the end of the pit lane and FP2 begins!
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Magnussen is the first driver out for McLaren
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Other cars trickling out of the pits
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We have a 30 per cent risk of rain this afternoon
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The earlier spots have cleared up for the time being
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Kvyat is the early leader on 1:20.312
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Replays show Kobayashi spinning at the first corner
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He spins the rears and gets going once more
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Button moves to the front with a 1:18.546
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Bottas now fastest, lapping in 1:18.249
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Massa slots in behind his team-mate to make it a Williams one-two
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Magnussen improves to split the Williams duo
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Massa clocks a 1:18.032 to go fastest
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The yellow flags are out as Maldonado is wheeled back down the pit lane
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It looks as though the Venezuelan suffered a technical problem
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With the track clear again, Bottas retakes the top spot on 1:17.597
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Replays show Gutierrez jumping over the grass exit at the Turn 3/4 chicane
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He manages to avoid the barriers and continues
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Rosberg and Hamilton are up to second and third respectively
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"I'm not confident at all under braking or on entry," reports Gutierrez
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That comment is hardly surprising after his off track excursion
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Rosberg surges clear with a 1:16.892
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Hamilton goes second, 0.173s adrift of his team-mate
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Rosberg shaves just over a tenth off his benchmark
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FP1 pace-setter Alonso moves up to third
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Ferrari team-mate Raikkonen is currently seventh
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"What time did my team-mate do and where do I need to work on?" Rosberg asks
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Moments later, Hamilton edges ahead of Rosberg
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Sutil is the first driver to switch to the Super Soft tyres
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Maldonado, stuck in the pits, is told that his rear wing is jammed
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A close shave there, as Sutil narrowly avoids a slow-moving Magnussen
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Sutil had to cut the final chicane to avoid the McLaren driver
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That could result in a trip to the stewards for Magnussen...
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Race Control confirms that the incident is now under investigation
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Sutil up to eighth on the softer rubber
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Chilton is the next to put on Super Softs
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Ericsson has come to a halt in the Turn 3 run off area
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The Swede remains in his car, as marshals push it away
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With the scene completely cleared, the track is green once more
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Ericsson now jumps out of the car, with his session ending prematurely
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Stewards confirm that no further action will be taken over the Sutil/Magnussen incident
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The pace-setting Mercedes driver have now switched to Super Softs
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Rosberg goes five thousandths of a second faster than Hamilton
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Hamilton responds almost immediately, moving half a second clear
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There is some debris on the pit straight, which appears to be from Kobayashi's car
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Massa goes third, just ahead of team-mate Bottas
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Alonso, another to put on Super Softs, is back up to third
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Button reports "a lot of brake dust" at the hairpin
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Raikkonen edges out team-mate Alonso for P3
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Kobayashi has another moment at Turn 1, but manages to hold on to his car
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Raikkonen, meanwhile, has a full-blown spin on the exit of the hairpin
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Speaking of the Finn, his engineering team has been modified this weekend
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Test team engineer David Lloyd has been recalled to assist him
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The full story is available on the main page of the website
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More trouble for Kobayashi, this time at Turn 8
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He narrowly avoids a spin and continues
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Hamilton and Rosberg are back out, but appear to be working on longer runs
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Both drivers are lapping on used Super Softs
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Bianchi is still stuck in the Marussia garage
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The team encountered an engine problem a little earlier
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Vettel begins his first Super Soft run
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Vettel jumps up to sixth on the Option rubber
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Another improvement from Vettel, who goes third
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He's just under half a second down on pace-setter Hamilton
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Perez is told to lift and coast on his latest run
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Button, on 10-lap old tyres, says he has already damaged the rears
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Kvyat is yet to sample the Super Soft rubber
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He is stuck in the Toro Rosso garage at present
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Button pits, switching his Super Softs for Softs
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Replays show Grosjean running wide at Turn 8 and bringing mud on to the track
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Kvyat is currently sitting on the pit wall, so perhaps the Russian's session is over...
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Only five cars in the pits as the majority of drivers continue longer runs
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Raikkonen is back out on the Super Softs
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Replays show Maldonado running straight on at Turn 8
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No improvements being made as we enter the final two minutes
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Vergne has gone straight on at Turn 3, bringing out the yellow flags
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He reverses out of the run off area and continues
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The chequered flag comes out
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Hamilton stays fastest, just ahead of Mercedes team-mate Rosberg
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Vettel is best of the rest, with the Ferraris of Raikkonen and Alonso in close company
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Stay tuned to the website for a full report plus the latest news and photos
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We will be back for FP3 on Saturday, which begins at 10am local time (GMT -4)