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Free Practice 2 results - Germany 2014 - Mercedes dominate once more as Caterham struggle with reliability

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Caterham experienced all the problems in free practice two
Credit: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic

Mercedes did the double today, with Lewis Hamilton locking out P1 for the second session at Hockenheim. Nico Rosberg led for much of the session, but fell behind his teammate by the end of the day. He was also behind his teammate during a pit stop practice, ending up staring at the rear wing of Hamilton whilst the team scrabbled for tyres. His brakes started smoking due to soaring temperatures, but he avoided a fire.

The same cannot be said for Kamui Kobayashi, who hustled his Caterham off track after the green car started smoking. Out of the car, Kamui grabbed for the nearest fire extinguisher and helped the marshals sort out the situation. It topped off a bad session for Caterham, as Marcus Ericsson stopped out on track just a few minutes into the session. He did get going again, but the two Caterham drivers only managed 33 laps between them.

1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:18.34138
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:18.36539
3Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:18.44335
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:18.88738
5Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:18.96040
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:19.02436
7Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:19.22140
8Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:19.24835
9Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:19.32932
10Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:19.38534
11Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:19.41741
12Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:19.45227
13Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:19.58128
14Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:19.59332
15Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:19.76032
16Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:20.15835
17Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:20.35835
18Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:20.50440
19Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:21.32831
20Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:21.87021
21Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:21.89828
22Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:23.72812

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