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Free Practice 2 results - German Grand Prix 2016 - Rosberg leads the way as stewards clamp down on track limits

Rosberg leads the way as stewards clamp down on track limits
Credit: Daimler AG

Once again, Nico Rosberg was the fastest driver on track with Lewis Hamilton settling for second place. Red Bull and Ferrari were scrapping over who could be best of the rest, and that honour went to Sebastian Vettel, who was two tenths down on Hamilton. Max Verstappen was fourth, finishing ahead of his own teammate.

Meanwhile, Jenson Button missed half the session due to mechanical issues, and Romain Grosjean also suffered due to braking problems. He spun off track a couple of times, finished only 13 laps overall, and spent much of his time in the garage as well. Turn one continued to cause trouble for many drivers and the stewards confirmed they were keeping a beady eye on proceedings in that area.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:15.61443
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:16.00836
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:16.20839
4Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing1:16.45640
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing1:16.49038
6Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:16.51245
7Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:16.78143
8Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:17.08716
9Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:17.14844
10Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:17.22521
11Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:17.34232
12Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:17.36738
13Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:17.42544
14Romain GrosjeanHaas F1 Team1:17.60213
15Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:17.68640
16Esteban GutiérrezHaas F1 Team1:18.00542
17Kevin MagnussenRenault Sport F1 Team1:18.05646
18Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:18.13028
19Pascal WehrleinManor Racing MRT1:18.19342
20Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 Team1:18.31347
21Rio HaryantoManor Racing MRT1:18.59147
22Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:19.29541