F1 2024 Japanese Grand Prix – Practice 2 Results

Oscar Piastri of McLaren was fastest in a washed out FP2 at the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix

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Oscar Piastri emerged fastest in a rain-impacted FP2 session at the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix, with only a handful of drivers, including Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc, setting a timed lap.

The inclement weather and reduced tyre allocation led to a cautious approach from most teams, keeping drivers predominantly within the confines of their garages. Yuki Tsunoda initially led the timesheets for RB, until Piastri‘s last-minute dash on softs pushed him to the front.

Despite the absence of heavy rain, typical for Suzuka, sporadic drizzles sufficed to severely limit track action during FP2. Early attempts by Daniel Ricciardo to galvanize on-track activity were quickly dampened by worsening conditions, leading to prolonged inactivity.

F1 2024 Japanese GP – FP2 results

PosDriverTeamTime
1Oscar PiastriMcLaren1:34.725
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.501
3Charles LeclercFerrari+4.035
4Yuki TsunodaRed Bull+6.221
5Daniel RicciardoRed Bull+7.188
6Lando NorrisMcLaren+10.252
7Carlos SainzFerrari+17.854
8Nico HulkenbergHaas F1 Team+20.454
9Valtteri BottasKick Sauber+21.334
10Esteban OconAlpine+24.388
11Guanyu ZhouKick Sauber+28.592
12Alexander AlbonWilliams+29.096
13Kevin MagnussenHaas F1 Team
14Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing
15Logan SargeantWilliams
16Pierre GaslyAlpine
17Sergio PerezRed Bull Racing
18Fernando AlonsoAston Martin
19Lance StrollAston Martin
20George RussellMercedes
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