Japanese Grand Prix: 2nd Qualifying


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News from the 2nd Free session:

Hill into gravel
Coulthard into gravel
Blundell has a large shunt and neck injuries stop him from running in the 2nd Qualifying session later

Session Resume:

Weather: Overcast


Time   Event
0m   First on track - Suzuki
12m  6th - Irvine                  1m 39.621s
12m  Coulthard on track for first time
28m  Hill on track for first time
32m  Schumacher on track for first time
45m  3rd - Berger                  1m 39.040s
51m  Suzuki big shunt backwards into tyres (broke one rib)
SESSION STOPPED
58m  2nd - Alesi                   1m 38.888s
59m  3rd - Hakkinen                1m 38.954s
61m  Pole - Schumacher             1m 38.023s

Track Times:


                                  2nd Free        1st Qualify     1st Free    
Pos  Driver          Lap Time    Pos Lap Time    Pos Lap Time    Pos Lap Time
 1  M.Schumacher     1m 38.023s   4  1m 40.765s   1  1m 38.428s   1  1m 40.410s
 2  J.Alesi          1m 38.888s   5  1m 40.899s   4  1m 39.142s   4  1m 41.283s
 3  M.Hakkinen       1m 38.954s   1  1m 40.389s   3  1m 39.127s   2  1m 40.694s
 4  G.Berger         1m 39.040s   8  1m 41.699s   8  1m 40.305s   6  1m 41.492s
 5  D.Hill           1m 39.158s   3  1m 40.741s   2  1m 39.032s   3  1m 41.024s
 6  D.Coulthard      1m 39.368s   7  1m 41.151s   5  1m 39.155s   5  1m 41.492s
 7  E.Irvine         1m 39.621s   2  1m 40.674s   7  1m 40.153s  12  1m 43.660s
 8  H.Frentzen       1m 40.380s   6  1m 41.116s   6  1m 40.010s   8  1m 42.294s
 9  J.Herbert        1m 40.391s  11  1m 42.749s   9  1m 40.349s   9  1m 42.381s
10  R.Barrichello    1m 40.413s   9  1m 41.984s  10  1m 40.381s   7  1m 42.147s
11  O.Panis          1m 41.081s  10  1m 42.017s  11  1m 40.838s  11  1m 43.054s
12  A.Suzuki         1m 41.592s  12  1m 43.084s  14  1m 42.561s  17  1m 45.377s
13  M.Salo           1m 41.637s  14  1m 43.324s  12  1m 41.355s  13  1m 44.414s
14  G.Morbidelli     1m 42.059s  16  1m 44.231s  15  1m 42.623s  16  1m 44.906s
15  U.Katayma        1m 42.273s  13  1m 43.309s  13  1m 41.977s  14  1m 44.443s
16  K.Wendlinger     1m 42.912s  15  1m 44.177s  17  1m 43.634s  15  1m 44.810s
17  P.Lamy           1m 43.102s  19  1m 45.956s  16  1m 43.387s  19  1m 45.901s
18  L.Badoer         1m 43.542s  18  1m 45.010s  18  1m 43.940s  20  1m 47.371s
19  T.Inoue          1m 44.074s  17  1m 44.892s  19  1m 44.386s  18  1m 45.871s
20  A.Montermini     1m 46.097s  20  1m 46.860s  21  1m 46.869s  21  1m 48.657s
21  P.Diniz          1m 47.166s  22  1m 48.203s  20  1m 46.654s  22  1m 48.877s
22  R.Moreno         1m 48.267s  21  1m 48.048s  23  1m 50.097s  24  2m 17.198s
23  B.Gachot         1m 48.289s  23  1m 49.184s  22  1m 48.824s  23  1m 49.655s

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