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Free Practice 2 results - Malaysia 2014 // Nico Rosberg takes over the top spot in second Sepang session

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Nico Rosberg takes over the top spot
Credit: Mercedes AMG Petronas

The Lotus woes continued into the afternoon in Malaysia, with Pastor Maldonado unable to make it out of the garage after the problems of the morning. Romain Grosjean did manage to complete 14 laps, but then slowed to a halt with gearbox trouble. The Renault-powered Caterham team also struggled, with Marcus Ericsson slowest of those that set a time, and Kamui Kobayashi stuck in the pit lane.

Out on track, Max Chilton spun off, but the Williams pair were showing some good early pace. Fernando Alonso also continued to show Ferrari's slight improvement, whilst Kimi Räikkönen made it two sessions in a row in the second fastest slot. As expected, it was Mercedes on top, however, with Nico Rosberg fastest for FP2.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:39.90930
2Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:39.94430
3Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.97030
4Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:40.05132
5Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:40.10329
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:40.11234
7Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:40.27629
8Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:40.62828
9Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:40.63835
10Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:40.69134
11Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:40.77733
12Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:41.01420
13Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:41.25728
14Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:41.32532
15Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:41.40734
16Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:41.67125
17Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:42.53114
18Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:43.63820
19Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:43.75229
20Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:45.70331
21Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 TeamNo time0
22Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 TeamNo time0

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