Canadian GP: Fernando Alonso fastest, Lewis Hamilton battles brakes in second practice

Brazilian Felipe Massa, back racing after his two big accidents in Monte Carlo, was sixth in the second Ferrari ahead of defending triple world champion German Sebastian Vettel in the second Red Bull, German Adrian Sutil of Force India, 2009 champion Button and Australian Daniel Ricciardo of Toro Rosso.

updated: June 08, 2013 08:39 IST
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Montreal, Canada: Fernando Alonso topped the times for Ferrari, but Lewis Hamilton remained the centre of attention after Friday afternoon's second free practice for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.

The two-time champion Spaniard clocked a best lap of one minute 14.818 seconds around the hazardous, bumpy and challenging Circuit Gilles Villeneuve midway through the 90-minutes to come out on top.

He outpaced nearest rival and Montreal specialist Briton Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes by 0.012 seconds as Ferrari bounced back from their disappointment at the Monaco Grand Prix where Alonso was stranded in seventh place.

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