Hamilton tops Rosberg for another Mercedes 1-2 (Yawn)

A happy Lewis Hamilton at Spa

Lewis Hamilton topped the second practice for the Belgian Grand Prix, outpacing Formula 1 title rival Nico Rosberg by six tenths of a second in the afternoon.

The 90-minute session was interrupted by two red flags during the first half-hour of running, the first caused by a crash for Pastor Maldonado and the second by Esteban Gutierrez's spin.

Fernando Alonso was third fastest ahead of Felipe Massa, for Williams.

Jenson Button ended up fifth fastest, 1.470s down.

Valtteri Bottas was sixth fastest in the second Williams, ahead of Daniil Kvyat.

Sebastian Vettel was forced to sit out the session in his red Bull Renault lemon This has forced an engine change, which the team did not have the time to do before the afternoon's running.


Pos Driver Team Time Behind Laps
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1m49.189s +0.000s 26
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m49.793s +0.604s 28
3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m49.930s +0.741s 19
4 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 1m50.327s +1.138s 24
5 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m50.659s +1.470s 31
6 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 1m50.677s +1.488s 26
7 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso-Renault 1m50.725s +1.536s 25
8 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull-Renault 1m50.977s +1.788s 16
9 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1m51.074s +1.885s 31
10 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m51.077s +1.888s 26
11 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Renault 1m51.383s +2.194s 26
12 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 1m51.450s +2.261s 29
13 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 1m51.573s +2.384s 28
14 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m52.196s +3.007s 25
15 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1m52.234s +3.045s 18
16 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 1m52.776s +3.587s 23
17 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1m53.955s +4.766s 7
18 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 1m54.040s +4.851s 18
19 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 1m54.050s +4.861s 30
20 Andre Lotterer Caterham-Renault 1m54.093s +4.904s 24
21 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault no time no time 2
22 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault no time no time 0

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