Button sets fastest times in Turkey practice sessions

McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button has become the quickest runner on Friday after two practice sessions of Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix.

Button sets fastest times in Turkey practice sessions

McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button has become the quickest runner on Friday after two practice sessions of Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix.

Last year's Formula 1 champion and winner of 2009 Istanbul Park race lapped the Istanbul circuit in one minute and 28.280 seconds in the second practice Friday afternoon.

Red Bull's Mark Weber was the second with a lap time of one minute 28.378 seconds and his teammate Sebastian Vettel was the third with one minute 28.590 seconds.

Jenson Button's car reached 312 kilometers per hour, which made him the fastest driver during Friday's practice at Istanbul Park.

Ferrari's Felipe Massa, three times winner of Istanbul's five-year F1 history, was far below expectations during practice. He was the 13th in first practice before lunch and 10th in the afternoon.

Drivers will take the circuit for the third practice at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and then they will run the qualifying session at 2:00 p.m.

Fastest drivers following Friday practices are as follows:


Driver Team Time
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1-Jenson Button McLaren Mercedes 1.28.280
2-Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1.28.378
3-Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1.28.590
4-Lewis Hamilton McLaren Mercedes 1.28.672
5-Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1.28.725
6-Nico Rosberg Mercedes GP 1.28.914
7-Michael Schumacher Mercedes GP 1.28.974
8-Robert Kubica Renault 1.29.225
9-Vitaly Petrov Renault 1.29.501
10-Felipe Massa Ferrari 1.29.620
11-Adrian Sutil Force India 1.29.629
12-Nico Hulkenberg Williams 1.29.987
13-Kamui Kobayashi BMW Sauber 1.30.053
14-Pedro de la Rosa BMW Sauber 1.30.176
15-Sebastien Buemi S.Toro Rosso 1.30.386
16-Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India 1.30.627
17-Rubens Barrichello Williams 1.30.766
18-Jaime Alguersuari S.Toro Rosso 1.30.933
19-Heikki Kovalainen Lotus 1.31.610
20-Luca Di Grassi Virgin 1.33.013
21-Jarno Trulli Lotus 1.33.081
22-Timo Glock Virgin 1.33.312
23-Bruno Senna HRT 1.33.420
24-Karun Chandok HRT 1.33.740


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