FP2: Raikkonen sets the pace ahead of Bulls

Friday 19th April 2013, 14:15 by TF1T Staff 

Lotus F1 Team, LAT Photographic

Kimi Raikkonen was the pacesetter during second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix as he set a 134.154 in his Lotus to edge out the Red Bull pair.

Mark Webber was the leading Bull, albeit just under a tenth quicker than team-mate Sebastian Vettel in third.

Paul di Resta continued Force India's strong form with the fifth fastest lap whilst Adrian Sutil was ninth, splitting the two Mercedes of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.

The fairly uneventful session saw one incident as Esteban Gutierrez made contact with Charles Pic's Caterham as he tried to pass. The pair came out unscathed and Pic managed to finish best of the newcomers ahead of Max Chilton in the leading Marurssia.

FP2 Times - 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix:

#DriverTeamTimeGapLaps
01. K. Raikkonen Lotus 1:34.154   31
02. M. Webber Red Bull 1:34.184 +0.030 26
03. S. Vettel Red Bull 1:34.282 +0.128 29
04. F. Alonso Ferrari 1:34.310 +0.156 28
05. P. di Resta Force India 1:34.543 +0.389 35
06. F. Massa Ferrari 1:34.552 +0.398 34
07. R. Grosjean Lotus 1:34.631 +0.477 33
08. N. Rosberg Mercedes 1:34.666 +0.512 37
09. A. Sutil Force India 1:34.932 +0.778 33
10. L. Hamilton Mercedes 1:34.976 +0.822 29
11. J. Button McLaren 1:35.356 +1.202 32
12. J. Vergne Toro Rosso 1:35.506 +1.352 36
13. S. Perez McLaren 1:35.549 +1.435 36
14. D. Ricciardo Toro Rosso 1:35.761 +1.607 33
15. N. Hulkenberg Sauber 1:36.133 +1.979 36
16. P. Maldonado Williams 1:36.279 +2.125 33
17. V. Bottas Williams 1:36.579 +2.425 28
18. E. Guiterrez Sauber 1:36.616 +2.462 34
19. C. Pic Caterham 1:37.061 +2.907 32
20. M. Chilton Marussia 1:37.313 +3.159 33
21. J. Bianchi Marussia 1:37.363 +3.209 29
22. G. van der Garde Caterham 1:37.970 +3.816 34

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