F1 2023 Italian GP – Practice 2 results

Carlos Sainz of Ferrari was quickest in FP2 at the 2023 Italian GP

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Carlos Sainz set the pace in his Ferrari in Free Practice 2 at the 2023 Italian Grand Prix, finishing just 0.019s ahead of McLaren’s Lando Norris.

Sergio Perez and Red Bull rounded out the top three, finishing just ahead of Oscar Piastri, while championship leader Max Verstappen had to settle for the fifth fastest time.

Elsewhere, Charles Leclerc finished sixth in the other Ferrari, while George Russell and Lewis Hamilton could only manage the ninth and 18th fastest times respectively.

The session was stopped on two occasions. Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll was forced to stop his car with a reported fuel system failure, while Perez sent his car into the gravel trap at the Parabolica after a touch of understeer mid-corner with minutes remaining.

FP2 results from F1 Italian GP 2023

PosDriverTeamTime
1Carlos SainzFerrari1:21.355
2Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.019
3Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.185
4Oscar PiastriMcLaren+0.190
5Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.276
6Charles LeclercFerrari+0.361
7Alexander AlbonWilliams+0.624
8Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.716
9George RussellMercedes+0.821
10Nico HulkenbergHaas+0.936
11Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.219
12Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+1.240
13Pierre GaslyAlpine+1.296
14Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.341
15Esteban OconAlpine+1.361
16Logan SargeantWilliams+1.400
17Lewis HamiltonMercees+1.428
18Liam LawsonAlphaTauri+1.812
19Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+1.991
20Lance StrollAston Martin
Adriano Boin
Adriano Boin
Motorsport journalist specialising in Formula 1 and Ferrari.
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