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.

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:38.315 25
02. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:38.456 28
03. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:38.726 30
04. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1:38.811 30
05. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:39.015 31
06. Brazil Felipe Massa Williams Martini Racing 1:39.118 25
07. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Scuderia Ferrari 1:39.283 25
08. United Kingdom Jenson Button McLaren Mercedes 1:39.491 29
09. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team 1:39.537 36
10. Russia Daniil Kvyat Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:39.648 26
11. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1:39.736 30
12. Denmark Kevin Magnussen McLaren Mercedes 1:39.744 29
13. France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:39.759 28
14. Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams Martini Racing 1:39.830 25
15. Mexico Sergio Perez Sahara Force India 1:40.124 32
16. Mexico Esteban Gutierrez Sauber F1 Team 1:40.359 32
17. Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sauber F1 Team 1:40.395 30
18. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Lotus F1 Team 1:40.455 12
19. France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 Team 1:42.327 27
20. United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:43.473 30
21. Japan Kamui Kobayashi Caterham F1 Team 1:43.530 32
22. Sweden Marcus Ericsson Caterham F1 Team 1:43.679 32