F1 2023 Japanese GP – Practice 2 results

Max Verstappen in the Red Bull was fastest in free practice 2 at the 2023 Japanese GP.


It was back to business as usual for Red Bull with Max Verstappen posting the fastest time in Free Practice 2, over three tenths ahead of Charles Leclerc in the Ferrari

Another impressive showing from Lando Norris saw the McLaren third fastest as he split the Ferrari cars with Carlos Sainz in fourth position. George Russell was fifth in the Mercedes with Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso sixth. 

Lewis Hamilton was over a second behind Verstappen’s time and ended down in 14th position. Alpine’s Pierre Gasly brought out the red flag with just over two minutes to go after plowing into the barrier at Degner 2. 

F1 2023 Japanese GP – Practice 2 results

1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:30.688
2Charles LeclercFerrari+0.320
3Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.464
4Carlos SainzFerrari+0.549
5George RussellMercedes+0.640
6Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.804
7Alexander AlbonWilliams+0.867
8Oscar PiastriMcLaren+0.974
9Sergio PerezRed Bull+1.022
10Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+1.051
11Lance StrollAston Martin+1.083
12Esteban OconAlpine+1.106
13Nico HulkenbergHaas+1.109
14Lewis HamiltonMercedes+1.141
15Liam LawsonAlphaTauri+1.453
16Zhou GuanyuAlfa Romeo+1.477
17Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.481
18Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+1.490
19Pierre GaslyAlpine
20Logan SargeantWilliams+1.632
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