Lando Norris was fastest in FP2 of F1 Dutch GP by just the 0.023s margin from Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon.

It was not the start that the pack were looking for in FP2 of Dutch GP at Zandvoort where after first running there was a red flag after a crash for McLaren’s Oscar Piastri and AlphaTauri’s Daniel Ricciardo in the same corner at Turn 3.

Piastri lost his rear on the banking and hit the barrier, while Ricciardo got distracted and hit the barrier himself. That ended their run as the re-start saw qualifying trim from the whole field which saw McLaren’s Lando Norris set the pace with a 1m11.330s lap.

He beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen by 0.023s in FP2 of F1 Dutch GP where the Dutchman did not have a fine run in the car. Williams’ Alexander Albon showed strong pace to be third from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and AlphaTauri’s Yuki Tsunoda.

Alpine’s Pierre Gasly made it six different cars in the Top 6 as Red Bull’s Sergio Perez was seventh from Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll, Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas and Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso in the Top 10 to make it eight different teams in the Top 10.

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was only 11th on his soft run from Williams’ Logan Sargeant with Alpine’s Esteban Ocon in 13th from Mercedes’ George Russell in an interesting standings outside the Top 10. Alfa Romeo’s Zhou Guanyu was 15th from Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz.

The Spaniard had his first run after sitting out in FP1. He had a gravel moment at Turn 12 and also Turn 13, with the Haas pair of Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg rounding the 18 runners from Piastri and Ricciardo.

The Australian was spotted to be in a sling when leaving the medical center as AlphaTauri noted about him going to the hospital for further checks on his left hand. They termed it as precautionary checks and is all right for the moment.

There was only one driver with new PU elements for Dutch GP as Guanyu took a new set of ICE, TC, MGU-H and MGU-K. Here’s the PU list:

Here’s how Dutch GP FP1 panned out