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Free Practice 2 results - China 2014 - Hamilton moves to the front in second session

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Hamilton gets back on top in FP2
Credit: Daimler AG

Pastor Maldonado continued his poor form in the second practice session in Shanghai, with a wobble off track, a significant lock-up on both front tyres, and then a crash in the pit lane. He ended up in the wall at the pit lane entry, ending his session early.

Meanwhile, Alonso kept the pace up from the first session, but couldn't hold off the fight from the two Mercedes drivers. He was fastest early on, but had to settle for second after Hamilton put in a stunning lap - the Brit recovering from a lack of running in FP1.

1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:38.31525
2Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:38.45628
3Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:38.72630
4Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:38.81130
5Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.01531
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:39.11825
7Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:39.28325
8Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:39.49129
9Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:39.53736
10Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.64826
11Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:39.73630
12Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:39.74429
13Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.75928
14Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:39.83025
15Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:40.12432
16Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:40.35932
17Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:40.39530
18Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:40.45512
19Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:42.32727
20Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:43.47330
21Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:43.53032
22Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:43.67932

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