2014 Italian 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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Raikkonen and Alonso lurk in third and fourth for Ferrari
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Rosberg remains on top, just ahead of team-mate Hamilton
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The chequered flag comes out
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Rosberg locks up and runs wide at the second chicane
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Hulkenberg currently leads the speed trap on 348.8km/h (216.7mph)
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He locks up and is forced to take to the escape road
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Magnussen tries to pass Kvyat under braking for Turn 1 but brakes too late
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No movement in terms of times as drivers continue to focus on longer runs
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Replays show Alonso locking up and running wide at the first chicane after flying past a slow-moving Marussia on the start/finish straight
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"Focus on your exits," Rosberg is told over the radio
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Hamilton jumps up to second, six hundredths adrift of Rosberg
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Rosberg is told to try staying in fifth through the Lesmo corners
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Hamilton, now on Mediums, misjudges his entry to Turn 1
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It looks set to be a very challenging weekend for the Enstone outfit...
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Lotus team-mate Maldonado takes to the run-off at the second chicane
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Even more problems for Grosjean, who goes straight on at the first chicane
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He just about recovered after sliding into the gravel trap
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Replays show Grosjean having another moment, this time at Lesmo 2
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Hamilton goes 12th with his first time on Hards
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He will have to cram in some running on both tyre compounds
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Hamilton returns to the track with half an hour remaining
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That has left him with a massive front-left flat spot
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Replays show Ericsson locking up at the second chicane
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Hamilton's issue appears to be resolved as he gets strapped into the car
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Raikkonen goes second, ahead of Ferrari team-mate Alonso
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Replays show Alonso slowing to let Vettel through at Parabolica, only for the reigning World Champion to tell him to continue with a polite wave
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He continues for another lap to gather useful data
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Button says he has "lost a lot of rear grip"
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He slides into the gravel at Lesmo, before running wide at the first chicane
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Grosjean is having all sorts of problems at the moment
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Alonso, having switched compounds, goes second
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He just about keeps his car facing the right direction
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Magnussen has a wild moment exiting the Ascari chicane
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A little lock up under braking forced the German to take action
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Replays show Rosberg taking to the escape road at the first chicane
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That's to be expected, as they are Pirelli's hardest options
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Perez is told that degradation is "very low" on both compounds
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Bottas also finds time, moving up to second
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That's an improvement of half a second between compounds
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Rosberg improves to 1:26.225 on the Mediums
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It took him longer than expected after losing electrical charge early in the run
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Magnussen improves to third on the softer rubber
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Expect more drivers to do that in the near future
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Magnussen has switched to the Medium compound tyre
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He's currently 10th, just behind Force India team-mate Perez
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Hulkenberg reports poor driveability out of Turn 2
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Hamilton is watching the action from the back of the Mercedes garage
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Replays show Kobayashi going straight on at the second chicane
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As a reminder, Hamilton's pace-setting FP1 time was 1:26.187
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Rosberg reclaims P1 with a 1:26.786
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A few seconds later, Alonso beats Button by almost two tenths
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Button breaks into the 1m26s and edges ahead of Rosberg
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Replays show Raikkonen drifting through Parabolica
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Rosberg holds a slender 0.009s advantage
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Magnussen and Alonso now move ahead of the Finn
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Raikkonen moves up to second position
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That could be down to a flat spotted tyre
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Rosberg reports a small vibration on the right-front
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Replays show Ricciardo running wide at the first chicane
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While Hamilton's car hits trouble, team-mate Rosberg goes fastest on 1:27.500
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Mercedes mechanics are working furiously to fix it
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Hamilton's car is up on jacks with an apparent electrical issue
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It has certainly changed the way they are approaching the corner
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Most drivers are putting two wheels over the Parabolica exit tarmac
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Hulkenberg slots into second position, three tenths adrift
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Magnussen lowers the FP2 benchmark by six tenths of a second
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Grosjean has another moment at the second chicane
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He will be hoping for a smoother session after his balance issues in FP1
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Perez takes over at the front, lapping in 1:28.270
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Plenty of cars lapping in the early minutes, all on the Hard tyres
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Ricciardo sits second in his repaired Red Bull
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Kvyat now moves to the front on 1:28.552
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Grosjean the early leader with a 1:32.995
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A nifty escape lane has been installed for this year's race
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Grosjean goes straight on at the second chicane
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A great job from the Red Bull crew as Ricciardo joins the track
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Hamilton is running through final details with his engineers
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He completes a practice start and shoots away
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Grosjean is the first to depart in his Lotus
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But none of the drivers are in a rush to head out
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The light at the end of the pit lane turns green and FP2 is underway
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Plenty of work has been carried out on Ricciardo's car after his FP1 issues
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The second follows on the main straight, with detection before Parabolica
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The first comes between Turns 7 and 8, with the detection just before Lesmo 2
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We have two DRS zones, controlled by separate detection points
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As a reminder, Pirelli is supplying its Medium and Hard tyres this weekend
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Now the drivers have another 90 minutes of practice to fine tune their cars
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The Briton's Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, wound up third
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Lewis Hamilton was the man in charge this morning, six tenths up on Jenson Button
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It's still fairly cloudy at Monza, but blue skies are gradually breaking through
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Welcome to live coverage of second practice for the Italian Grand Prix!