Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc stayed on top in FP2 session of F1 Italian GP with Sebastian Vettel in third behind Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton.
The dry run was welcomed by all the teams and drivers as Ferrari’s Leclerc (1m20.978s) headed the way in FP2 of F1 Italian GP at Monza from Mercedes’ Hamilton (1m21.046s) and Vettel (1m21.179s).
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas (1m21.347s) was fourth as off moments for drivers continued at Turn 1 hugely, with even the front runners having some troubles. The two Red Bull Racing drivers lined up behind.
It was Max Verstappen (1m21.350s) heading teammate Alexander Albon (1m21.589s) as Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly (1m22.124s) slotted in seventh ahead of Haas’ Romain Grosjean (1m22.153s).
Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo (1m22.249s) and Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat (1m22.260s) rounded the Top 10 with Renault’s Nico Hulkenberg (1m22.238s) in 11th from McLaren’s Carlos Sainz (1m22.482s).
Haas’ Kevin Magnussen (1m22.511s) was 13th with Alfa Romeo Racing’s Kimi Raikkonen (1m22.523s) lining up in 14th ahead of two Racing Point drivers Lance Stroll (1m22.706s) and Sergio Perez (1m22.882s).
The team managed to fix the Mexican’s car in time for the second sesison after FP1 hit. Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi (1m23.065s) finished 16th with McLaren’s Lando Norris (1m23.561s) only 17th.
The British driver couldn’t run much as the team discovered an oil leak after the installation lap. The back of the grid had Williams’ Robert Kubica (1m23.737s) ahead of George Russell (1m24.313s).