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Italy 2008 - Free Practice 2 // The weather spices up FP1, what will the second session have in store?

Published by Christine

Well, I certainly wasn't expecting that! A bit of rain, I said, and what do we get? Thunder, lightning and a torrential downpour. Still, it certainly livened things up for the short while cars were out on track.

Then the session was red-flagged and that was it, Sutil was on top.

So, is there any point in making predictions or introducing Free Practice 2 in the same way? In the Live Comments, Scott pointed out that from here on in, it looks like rain, rain and what else? Oh yea, a bit of rain.

It was dark as anything, as Stuart's pictures from the circuit show, and the pit garages were flooding. If it's still raining, they might all be underwater by now. I pity the poor spectators, sitting in that downpour.

We didn't learn that much in FP1, except that Nakajima had the biggest off on the damp track. He headed straight back to the garage, and shamefully faced Sam Michael. He needn't have worried though, plenty of drivers were taking a closer look at the gravel traps.

If there's anything to watch, we'll be doing so on the ITV stream, and keeping up with Bernie's numbers (they were dodgy to start with but seemed to be more stable towards the end of the session).




Well, I certainly wasn't expecting that! A bit of rain, I said, and what do we get? Thunder, lightning and a torrential downpour. Still, it certainly livened things up for the short while cars were out on track.

Event start

13:00GMT +01:00

12 September 2008