Lap times 2nd practice 2018 German F1 Grand Prix

Max Verstappen driving the (33) Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB14 TAG Heuer on track during practice on July 20, 2018 in Hockenheim, Germany. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)

Event: German Grand Prix
Track: Hockenheimring

Weather:  Sunny,  30.6ºC
Tarmac: 48.2ºC
Wind speed: 8.6 km/h
Humidity: 24.5%

In FP2 of the German Grand Prix It was Carlos Sainz who got out the Hockenheimring pitbox as first with his Renault. He had a water-leak in FP1 and had to skip half of the session.

Sebastian Vettel was the first of the top team drivers who drove the fastest lap time on the Medium tyre in the Ferrari (1:14.700 min).

After 15 minutes it was Dutchman Max Verstappen who got P1 in the Red Bull and set the quickest lap time to 1:13.356 min on the Soft tyres.

Half an hour into FP2 Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen was the quickest driver on the Ultra soft tyres. He drove lap time of 1:13.427 min and after Kimi it was Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton who broke the official lap record in their Mercedes. Followed by Red Bull driver Max Verstappen who drove the quickest lap time of the day: 1:13.085 on Ultrasoft tyres.

Verstappen broke the lap record of 2004 with almost 0.8 sec and even was 0.3 sec faster than the 2016 pole position time of Michael Schumacher set in 2004 (1:13.306 min). The quickest lap time of FP2 in 2016 was 1:15,614 min...

FP2 Lap Times 2018 German GP

Pos No Driver Team Lap Time 1st Gap Laps Tyres
1 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull 1:13.085 18 Ultra
2 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:13.111 +0.026s 39 Ultra
3 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:13.190 +0.105s 39 Ultra
4 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:13.310 +0.225s 46 Ultra
5 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:13.427 +0.342s 41 Ultra
6 8 Romain Grosjean Haas 1:13.973 +0.888s 34 Ultra
7 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas 1:14.189 +1.104s 36 Ultra
8 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber 1:14.374 +1.289s 41 Ultra
9 27 Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:14.496 +1.411s 31 Ultra
10 31 Esteban Ocon Force India 1:14.508 +1.423s 39 Ultra
11 11 Sergio Pérez Force India 1:14.552 +1.467s 38 Ultra
12 55 Carlos Sainz Renault 1:14.592 +1.507s 43 Ultra
13 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:14.682 +1.597s 36 Soft
14 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:14.783 +1.698s 38 Ultra
15 10 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso 1:14.793 +1.708s 44 Ultra
16 28 Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso 1:14.830 +1.745s 45 Ultra
17 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren 1:14.836 +1.751s 38 Ultra
18 18 Lance Stroll Williams 1:15.269 +2.184s 36 Ultra
19 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams 1:15.408 +2.323s 41 Ultra
20 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren 1:15.454 +2.369s 34 Ultra


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