George Russell has topped the standings of the second free practice of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

The drivers had an hour of practice at Imola before Sprint later on Saturday.

FP2 was the first opportunity to drive around the dry race track this weekend. At the same time, it was not possible to make set-up changes because of the parc ferme regulations.

Daniel Ricciardo was unable to leave his garage due to a suspected power unit issue. Valtteri Bottas’ car was disassembled and he missed the session as well. Later on, Lando Norris suffered a brake system issue after just 3 laps completed.

The drivers were preparing for Sprint, so Medium and Soft tire compounds were a popular choice.

George Russell was the fastest driver of the session. Sergio Perez was second, while Charles Leclerc had the third quickest lap time.

The results of the Emilia Romagna GP FP2:

Pos.DriverTeamTime/GapTire
1George RussellMercedes1:19.457S
2Sergio PerezRed Bull Racing+0.081M
3Charles LeclercFerrari+0.283S
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.535S
5Fernando AlonsoAlpine+0.717S
6Carlos SainzFerrari+0.801M
7Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing+0.914S
8Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+0.924M
9Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri+0.982M
10Guanyu ZhouAlfa Romeo+1.041S
11Alexander AlbonWilliams+1.134S
12Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.283S
13Mick SchumacherHaas+1.520M
14Lance StrollAston Martin+1.692M
15Sebastian VettelAston Martin+1.698S
16Esteban OconAlpine+1.722S
17Nicholas LatifiWilliams+1.806M
18Lando NorrisMcLaren+4.364S
19Daniel RicciardoMcLarenNo time
20Valtteri BottasAlfa RomeoNo time

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