Hamilton controls practice 2 - Monaco By: Matt Beer May 22,PM Lewis Hamilton controlled the second Thursday practice session in Monte Carlo, leading the way for the majority of the hour The McLaren driver topped the times early on, then was briefly usurped by Nico Rosberg when the Williams switched to soft tyres halfway through the session.
But Rosberg only stayed at the head of the pack for ten minutes before Hamilton too went for the softer Bridgestones and improved to Both Renaults were damaged in almost identical crashes at Sainte Devote.
First the struggling Nelson Piquet spun into the barriers and deranged his rear wing, then his teammate Fernando Alonso lost control at the same spot 12 minutes later. Unlike Piquet, Alonso managed to keep the car moving, but as he slid wildly sideways, his left-rear corner tagged the barriers, damaging the suspension and wing.
Although he successfully hauled the Renault back around to the pits, Alonso deposited plenty of debris along the way, forcing a four-minute red flag so the marshals could tidy up behind him. While several other drivers had to btcc forum 2021 the chicane, the only other men to actually strike the barriers were Jarno Trulli and Adrian Sutil.
Trulli scraped his Toyota down the wall after a rough flight over the kerbs on the exit of the Swimming Pool, while Sutil lost his front wing on the Rascasse guard rail in the final minutes.
The two Hondas took eighth and tenth - with Jenson Button a scant 0. Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1.
Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes B Rosberg Williams-Toyota B Raikkonen Ferrari B Massa Ferrari B Kovalainen McLaren-Mercedes B Alonso Renault B Button Honda B bitcoin trading sri lanka Nakajima Williams-Toyota B Barrichello Honda B Glock Toyota B Webber Red Bull-Renault Btcc forum 2021 Coulthard Red Bull-Renault B Piquet Renault B Fisichella Force India-Ferrari B Trulli Toyota B Bourdais Toro Rosso-Ferrari B Sutil Force India-Ferrari B Vettel Toro Rosso-Ferrari B