Charles Leclerc was quickest within the second apply session for the Monaco Grand Prix, which got here to an early finish after Mick Schumacher crashed.
Ferrari had seemed robust this morning, regardless of Leclerc finishing simply 4 laps attributable to gearbox hassle, with Carlos Sainz Jnr splitting the Purple Bulls on the high of the occasions. They continued that run within the afternoon, with Sainz constantly on the high of the occasions and each their automobiles the one ones to dip beneath 1’12.
Mercedes, who had not gone on comfortable tyre runs this morning, appeared extra aggressive within the afternoon session. Hamilton was the closest to Ferrari’s occasions, albeit practically four-tenths again from Leclerc’s greatest. Bottas was lower than a tenth away from him to be fifth quickest, in what was fairly an in depth high 10.
Verstappen, who additionally encountered gearbox hassle on the finish of the morning’s working, was simply seven-thousandths off Hamilton’s time, in fourth.
Lando Norris completed the session sixth-fastest, the McLaren automobiles having been very shut throughout first apply. This afternoon, nevertheless, he was properly forward of Daniel Ricciardo who struggled in fifteenth, debriefing together with his engineers mid-session about the place to search out extra time in comparison with Norris.
Perez, who bested Verstappen in first apply, appeared to come across the worst of the site visitors this afternoon. He practically collided with Schumacher at one level early on within the session and was solely in a position to set a 1’12.708 for ninth-fastest. Pierre Gasly, who additionally had a powerful morning session, placing his AlphaTauri two-tenths forward in eighth place, on a comfortable tyre run.
Sebastian Vettel at one level complained that it felt like his eyes have been bleeding, attributable to one thing in his eye. Regardless of that, he was tenth quickest and beat workforce mate Stroll by two tenths.
Monaco newcomer Yuki Tsunoda was the one driver aside from Schumacher to undergo a serious incident. He knocked the rear of his AlphaTauri after simply 11 laps, ending his working for the session.
Schumacher’s incident, within the ultimate ten minutes of the session, introduced the pink flags out and crucially scuppered his rivals’ hopes of doing any apply begins. He misplaced management of his Haas on the way in which into Massenet, thumping the barrier leaving him with a right-rear puncture and, in keeping with his radio message, damaged the rear suspension.
He tried to drive his Haas again to the pits at first, then pulled to a cease within the escape street on the Nouvelle chicane. The session was red-flagged with lower than 4 minutes remaining and was not restarted.
2021 Monaco Grand Prix second apply outcome
Second apply visible gaps
Charles Leclerc – 1’11.684
+0.112 Carlos Sainz Jnr – 1’11.796
+0.390 Lewis Hamilton – 1’12.074
+0.397 Max Verstappen – 1’12.081
+0.423 Valtteri Bottas – 1’12.107
+0.695 Lando Norris – 1’12.379
+0.814 Pierre Gasly – 1’12.498
+1.024 Sergio Perez – 1’12.708
+1.062 Antonio Giovinazzi – 1’12.746
+1.298 Sebastian Vettel – 1’12.982
+1.381 Kimi Raikkonen – 1’13.065
+1.491 Fernando Alonso – 1’13.175
+1.511 Lance Stroll – 1’13.195
+1.515 Esteban Ocon – 1’13.199
+1.573 Daniel Ricciardo – 1’13.257
+1.825 George Russell – 1’13.509
+1.909 Nicholas Latifi – 1’13.593
+2.723 Nikita Mazepin – 1’14.407
+2.732 Mick Schumacher – 1’14.416
+3.145 Yuki Tsunoda – 1’14.829
Drivers extra then ten seconds off the tempo omitted.
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