Hamilton tops the Chinese Grand Prix second free practice on Friday afternoon.

Lewis_Hamilton-Chinese_GP-2014-T01With ambient and track temperatures slightly more elevated then this morning it was Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat who set the early pace, but all had changed after the big team ventured out on the track. Sebastian Vettel had a brief stint at the top but he lost it very soon to Fernando Alonso.

In the last 30 minutes of the session when all drivers were running on soft tyres it was Lewis Hamilton who set the pace with 1:38.456 with 0.270s faster Fernando Alonso and 0.411s then Nico Rosberg. The top six was completed by Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel for Red Bull while Felipe Massa was sixth for Williams.

01.United Kingdom Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas1:38.31525
02.Spain Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:38.45628
03.Deutschland Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas1:38.72630
04.Australia Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:38.81130
05.Deutschland Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:39.01531
06.Brazil Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:39.11825
07.Finland Kimi RaikkonenScuderia Ferrari1:39.28325
08.United Kingdom Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:39.49129
09.France Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:39.53736
10.Russia Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.64826
11.Deutschland Nico HulkenbergSahara Force India 1:39.73630
12.Denmark Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:39.74429
13.France Jean-Eric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.75928
14.Finland Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:39.83025
15.Mexico Sergio PerezSahara Force India1:40.12432
16.Mexico Esteban GutierrezSauber F1 Team1:40.35932
17.Deutschland Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:40.39530
18.Venezuela Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:40.45512
19.France Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:42.32727
20.United Kingdom Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:43.47330
21.Japan Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:43.53032
22.Sweden Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:43.67932