Canadian GP | Raikkonen leads Hamilton in FP2

Kimi Raikkonen tops FP2 at the Canadian Grand Prix, from Lewis Hamilton.

After Lewis Hamilton topped the morning session from of Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen fought back come second practice to put the Italian constructor on top – leaving morning pace-setter Hamilton two-tenths shy of Raikkonen’s pace. Meanwhile, spins befell Vettel, Grosjean, Bottas and Vandoorne as the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve continued to show a lack of grip.

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Monaco GP | Vettel tops FP2, Mercedes struggle

Second free practice at the Monaco Grand Prix topped by Sebastian Vettel from Daniel Ricciardo.

The Monaco Grand Prix weekend had eased into action with Lewis Hamilton posting what was the then fastest ever lap around the streets of Monte Carlo. But once the afternoon was underway, times continued to tumble with Sebastian Vettel lowering Daniil Kvyat’s benchmark. While the barriers began to claim their first victims in Esteban Ocon and Lance Stroll – two drivers who were yet to ever lap the circuit.

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Spanish GP | Hamilton, Bottas maintain Mercedes 1-2 in FP2

Second free practice topped by Lewis Hamilton at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Updates bedded in, data gathered and Fernando Alonso’s McLaren fixed. But Hamilton and Bottas remained fastest after soft tyres were fitted and race simulations began in second practice at the Spanish GP.

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Bahrain GP | Vettel fastest again, as FP2 traffic halts Hamilton

Vettel continues to set the pace in FP2 at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The floodlights flickered on, Ferrari finished fettling and Formula One refuelled for the final 90-minutes of Friday running. Yet when those 90-minutes came to an end, Ferrari continued to head the field as supersoft tyres could not demote Vettel. A late issue, however, took the shine off Ferrari’s day.

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Chinese GP | Lack of visibility cancels FP2

Second Free Practice at the Chinese Grand Prix sees no running.

90-minutes of clock and cloud watch unfolded in China, as poor weather conditions in Shanghai meant the medical helicopter was unable to operate. Seeing no car hit the track in FP2, after only minor running in the weekend opener.

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Australian GP | Hamilton maintains half second lead in FP2

Lewis Hamilton maintains his half-second advantage at the Australian Grand Prix.

A spin, red flag, gearbox failure and drivers running wide. Formula One, 2017 edition has not taken long before the limits are being tested. Yet the battle at the top continues to wait as Hamilton narrowly misses out on a track record while Red Bull and Ferrari wait in the wings.

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Abu Dhabi GP | Hamilton remains fastest from Rosberg in FP2

Abu Dhabi GP second free practice topped by Lewis Hamilton.

As the sun set over Yas Marina and the lights came on, Rosberg narrowed the gap but Hamilton remained fastest. But only by seven-hundredths of a second fastest rather than the three-tenths Lewis carried into the night.

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