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Summary

  1. Heavy rain hampers teams' running in second practice
  2. Vettel fastest in first practice, two tenths quicker than Hamilton
  3. Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz crashes in FP1
  4. Hamilton leads Vettel by 34 points in title race
  5. Get involved #bbcf1

Live Reporting

By Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    That's a wrap. Rain scuppered most teams' running in second practice but with Saturday and Sunday expected to be dry, we should be in for a fair bit more action in final practice.

    Join us for build up to that tomorrow morning at 03:45 BST.

    See you then.

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    Image caption: At least this guy had fun in second practice.
  2. Post update

    And for Andrew Benson's take on second practice, head here.

  3. Get your qualifying predictions in

    Almost time for us to wrap things up. Made your predictions for qualifying? Head here to do just that.

  4. FP2 result

    Here's the five times set in second practice:

    1) Hamilton 1:48.719

    2) Ocon +0.799

    3) Perez +2.626

    4) Massa +3.427

    5) Stroll +3.624

  5. Post update

    Well apologies if you got up early for second practice because apart from paper boats sailing down the pit lane, not a lot went on.

  6. Chequered flag

    The chequered flag falls and Lewis Hamilton finishes second practice quickest.

    Not a representative time, though, with only five drivers setting times because of the heavy rain.

  7. Post update

    Fernando Alonso is told that the team have the data they need and to "bring the car home".

    Bring it home he does. He returns to the pitlane, as does Lewis Hamilton and that looks to be that for the day.

    Three minutes until the session officially comes to an end.

  8. Post update

    And that's a wrap for Sauber.

    The rain is indeed heavy once again, bouncing back up off the circuit as Lewis Hamilton circulates.

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  9. Post update

    Renault are done for the day but Lewis Hamilton isn't. He's leaving the Mercedes garage now.

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  10. Post update

    Pascal Wehrlein heads back down the pit lane as Stoffel Vandoorne pops out for a look.

    Ten minutes to go.

  11. Post update

    And with that, everyone is back in the pits.

    Actually, scrap that. Pascal Wehrlein is out there on his lonesome.

  12. Post update

    We're up to five timed laps on the board now as Felipe Massa does a 1:52.146 to go fourth quickest while Lance Stroll does a 1:52.343 for the fifth quickest time.

  13. Post update

    Lance Stroll goes straight on at Turn 1. The Williams driver aquaplanes briefly but catches it well to stay away from the wall and is back on the track. No drama.

  14. Post update

    Mark Gallagher

    BBC Radio 5 live Formula 1 analyst

    Conditions appear to have worsened slightly.

  15. Post update

    It's straight to the top of the timing screen for Lewis Hamilton as he does a 1:48.719.

  16. Post update

    We've also got Felipe Massa out there.

    Busying up with 20 minutes remaining.

  17. Post update

    Lewis Hamilton is out on track now.

    Valtteri Bottas is staying put for now. He's watching his Mercedes team-mate on a monitor in the garage.