Verstappen dominates free practice 2 in Monaco ahead of Ferraris

Verstappen dominates free practice 2 in Monaco ahead of Ferraris

Only 6th in the first tests contested earlier in the afternoon, the Dutchman, who complained a lot about clutch problems and the difficulty of driving the RB19, seems to be recovering.

On Friday evening, the reigning double world champion is ahead of the Ferraris of Monegasque Charles Leclerc and Spaniard Carlos Sainz, at the origin of the only red flag of the session, after hitting the wall around fifteen minutes. Time to remove the car, the session was able to continue again.

Another Spaniard follows, Fernando Alonso (Aston Martin), Englishman Lando Norris (McLaren) and Lewis Hamilton (Merdedes), another Red Bull of Sergio PĂ©rez and Finn Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo).

French Alpine drivers Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon complete the Top 10.

On Saturday, the drivers will compete in the final practice session scheduled for 12:30 before qualifying at 4:00 am.

. Second free practice session:

Max Verstappen (NED/Red Bull) 1:12.462

Charles Leclerc (MON/Ferrari) 1:12.527

Carlos Sainz Jr. (ESP/Ferrari) 1:12.569

Fernando Alonso (ESP/Aston Martin-Mercedes) 1:12.682

Lando Norris (GBR/McLaren-Mercedes) 1:12.906

Lewis Hamilton (GBR/Mercedes) 1:12.960

Sergio Perez (MEX/Red Bull) 1:12.991

Valtteri Bottas (FIN/Alfa Romeo-Ferrari) 1:13.050

Pierre Gasly (FRA/Alpine-Renault) 1:13.089

Esteban Ocon (FRA/Alpine-Renault) 1:13.162

Lance Stroll (CAN/Aston Martin-Mercedes) 1:13.185

George Russell (GBR/Mercedes) 1:13.191

Zhou Guanyu (CHN/Alfa Romeo-Ferrari) 1:13.354

Kevin Magnussen (DEN/Haas-Ferrari) 1:13.457

Nico Hulkenberg (GER/Haas-Ferrari) 1:13.520

Yuki Tsunoda (JPN/AlphaTauri-Red Brother) 1:13.641

Nyck de Vries (NED/AlphaTauri-Red Bull) 1:13.663

Oscar Piastri (AUS/McLaren-Mercedes) 1:13.673

Logan Sargeant (USA/Williams-Mercedes) 1:14.238

Alexander Albon (THA/Williams-Mercedes) 1:14.515