Lewis Hamilton continues to set the tone in Monte Carlo. After his best time in the 1st Free Training for the Monaco-GP, the World Champion was also the fastest driver in the afternoon session. 1:17192 minutes the British took for the 3337 km long city course in the principality. With just eight tenths of a delay, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg followed to second place, which thus rehabilitated himself for his limp in the morning (rank 9).
Behind the silver arrows landed the Ferrari duo. Sebastian Vettel finished the training with a good one second delay to the top as the third in front of his stable-mate Kimi Ruke King. The Finnish was almost three more tenths behind. However, the times are not particularly significant, as they were all set up in dry conditions during the initial quarter hour. Improvements or After that, due to rain showers, it was no longer possible to move around.
Nico Hullkenberg was in position 9 at the time. The Force India pilot was only missing for almost two seconds on Hamilton. Training 1 had finished the third German in the federation at rank 15. Max Verstappen confirmed his shape from the morning he was second fastest driver. The Toro Rosso-Youngster from the Netherlands, who has never ridden the Circuit de Monaco, As the seventh, Carlos Sainz Jr. (6./ESP).
Red flag by Merhi
There was also a terrific second after almost fifteen minutes after starting training, When Roberto Merhi committed a crime and easily fell into the spotlight. Red flag! The session had to be interrupted for about five minutes. That’s how long it took the stewards to salvage the car and sweep up the wreckage of Manor Marussia. The Spaniard got away with the fright, but the training was quickly finished for him.
Because it started raining after the crash and the track got very wet quite quickly, the hatred was ended early in times. Most of the drivers spent the rest of their training in the box. A few pilots made a few tentative laps on rainy tyres before the clock expired. Intermediate. But they could have saved themselves that. Thus, the 2nd free training turned into a wet pattern without value. According to the weather forecast, rain tyres will still be in the garages for the rest of the weekend. Dry conditions are forecast for Saturday and Sunday.