Hamilton continues to do everything to defend the world title from last season. The pilot of Mercedes was a leader of virtually the entire training session in Abu Dhabi with the best time of 1: 42,869.
The leader on the table Nico Rosberg was four tenths behind. Tendentiously the pilots of Red Bull were better than those of Ferrari and took the third and the fourth place, and faster in their duel was Verstappen. Vettel remained fifth, while Sergio Perez overtook Kimi in the car of Force India.
In the second practice session for the end of the season 2016 in Formula 1 in Abu Dhabi Lewis Hamilton continued with strong presentation from the morning. The British was again faster than his teammate Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes team, even though in the second session he was just 0.079 seconds in front of him.
The pilot of Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel managed to come close to the two leaders of Mercedes. Four times world champion recorded a third time of 0.269 sec. behind the first-Hamilton.
The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen recorded a fourth time. The teenager from the Netherlands continues to be faster than his teammate Daniel Ricciardo. The Australian was behind Max again.
The other Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen remained only sixth, recording a time 0.603 slower than the leader Hamilton and 0.334 sec. behind his teammate Vettel. Valtteri Bottas has the seventh result and the eighth is Sergio Perez of Team Force India. Top Ten fill the other pilot of Force India Nico Hulkenberg and Felipe Massa from Williams.
On Sunday, the Brazilian will take part in the last Grand Prix race in his career. The star of McLaren-Honda Fernando Alonso remained 11th, while his teammate Jenson Button scored a 12th time. The Briton also after the Sunday’s race will not be racing, but will remain working in the team of McLaren.
The full results of today’s training: