The local hero Lewis Hamilton has finished at the top of the timesheets in the second free practice session for Formula One 2014 British Grand Prix. The Brit’s quickest lap time of 1:34.508 to edge out team-mate and morning pace setter Nico Rosberg by two-tenths of a second.
But Hamilton gone walking back to Mercedes garage following gear box issues on his car forced him to stop out on track during the mid-phase of the session.
Ferrari once again showed a good performance and their speedy Fernando Alonso slotted into third place. Today’s performance boost positive expectation in Ferrari campaign and the Spaniard good chance to get his second podium finish of the season at Silverstone on this weekend.
Both Red Bull drivers, Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel performed well and they managed fourth and fifth respectively ahead of Williams’ Valtteri Bottas.
Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen also put in a rock-hard show for McLaren, and set seventh and eight fastest respectively ahead of Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and Jean-Eric Vergne.