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Free Practice 2 results - Japanese Grand Prix 2017 // Limited running at Suzuka as rain stops play

Limited running at Suzuka as rain stops play
Credit: Sauber AG

There was heavy rain just before FP2 was due to get going, so the start of the session was delayed. Teams were all about making mini boats to sail down the rivers in the pit lane but, eventually, they had to get back to work.

With just 45 minutes on the clock, a handful of cars headed out on full wets to set a lap time, but otherwise it was very quiet. Hamilton led the timesheets, but only five drivers actually set a time, and nine more completed one or two installation laps.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport1:48.7194
2Esteban OconSahara Force India F1 Team1:49.5183
3Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:51.3453
4Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:52.1463
5Lance StrollWilliams Martini Racing1:52.3434
6Kimi RäikkönenScuderia FerrariNo time1
7Nico HülkenbergRenault Sport F1 TeamNo time1
8Jolyon PalmerRenault Sport F1 TeamNo time1
9Marcus EricssonSauber F1 TeamNo time3
10Sebastian VettelScuderia FerrariNo time1
11Fernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaNo time2
12Pascal WehrleinSauber F1 TeamNo time2
13Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro RossoNo time1
14Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren HondaNo time1