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Summary

  1. No running in second practice - medical helicopter unable to fly in bad weather
  2. First practice also disrupted

Live Reporting

By Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Right, that's it. Somehow we got through 180 minutes of practice despite having on 17 minutes of action.

    Surely, surely, there won't be more of the same tomorrow? 

    Tune in to find out! We'll be back at 04:30 BST on Saturday.

  2. Scrap Friday practice?

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    Walter the Navvy: Goodness, @McLarenF1 top 2nd practice. OK, not 100% legit, but I'll take it ta.

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    Big winners today? McLaren. They are technically top of the timesheet for FP2...

    Fernando Alonso
    Image caption: Erm, sorry, not you, Fernando...
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    What a bizarre day that's been.

    The drivers have had effectively 17 minutes of running over the course of the two 90 minute practice sessions. 

    That means, more than ever before, they will be taking a huge step into the unknown tomorrow.

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    Jon Duffin: Absolute class from Lewis Hamilton going to interact with fans that have paid good money. Other drivers should be doing the same  

    Lewis Hamilton
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    Mark Gallagher

    BBC Radio 5 live Formula 1 analyst

    This afternoon means that Ferrari and Mercedes will have to enter a bit of guesswork tomorrow but we know the package looks very good indeed. 

  8. BreakingPost update

    PRACTICE SESSION TWO WILL NOT START.

  9. Post update

    As Mark Gallagher cleverly points out on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Monaco sees less running on a Friday!

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    Rob Watts: Can you remember a race weekend with less running on a Friday? I'm struggling off the top of my head.

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    The track has been opened, not to let the cars out but to let Lewis Hamilton through to get closer to the fans. He signs a load of shirts before throwing them up into the crowd.

    Say what you like about Hamilton, but that's a really great gesture.  

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  13. 'I am getting a bit bored'

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean: "I am getting a bit bored, sorry for everyone here. Not the best way to start the weekend, but it is the same thing for everyone."

  14. Post update

    Twenty five minutes to go and the weather looks pretty much the same as it did at the start of second practice. 

    I really can't see us getting any track action and the drivers clearly think so too. Pretty much all of them are out of their cars and chatting casually with members of their crew.

  15. Post update

    The appearance of Lewis Hamilton prompts huge cheers from the grandstands. He's holding his phone up to the crowd as he strides towards the fence.

    Selfie incoming in 3,2,1...

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  17. Post update

    Kimi Raikkonen is sat in his Ferrari, lid on and visor down.

    Bet he's catching 40 winks.

  18. Post update

    Despite basically staring at some empty tarmac, the fans are in great spirits - beaming smiles, waving at the camera. There's someone dressed up as Darth Vader, with the TV coverage caption making sure we know exactly who it is by captioning him as "Sith Lord".