Alonso tops second practice in Brazil

Fernando Alonso surprised everyone as he topped today’s second practice session with a late lap in damp conditions.

The Spaniard was followed by the Toro Rosso of Sebastien Buemi with Rubens Barrichello continuing to show strong pace in third.

Jenson Button improved on his morning practice position by setting the fifth fastest time.

Pos  Driver       Team                       Time              Laps
 1.  Alonso       Renault               (B)  1:12.314            27
 2.  Buemi        Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B)  1:12.357  + 0.043   45
 3.  Barrichello  Brawn-Mercedes        (B)  1:12.459  + 0.145   38
 4.  Webber       Red Bull-Renault      (B)  1:12.514  + 0.200   41
 5.  Button       Brawn-Mercedes        (B)  1:12.523  + 0.209   45
 6.  Trulli       Toyota                (B)  1:12.605  + 0.291   37
 7.  Vettel       Red Bull-Renault      (B)  1:12.611  + 0.297   45
 8.  Rosberg      Williams-Toyota       (B)  1:12.633  + 0.319   42
 9.  Sutil        Force India-Mercedes  (B)  1:12.720  + 0.406   35
10.  Hamilton     McLaren-Mercedes      (B)  1:12.749  + 0.435   39
11.  Grosjean     Renault               (B)  1:12.806  + 0.492   27
12.  Kubica       BMW-Sauber            (B)  1:12.862  + 0.548   39
13.  Kobayashi    Toyota                (B)  1:12.869  + 0.555   40
14.  Nakajima     Williams-Toyota       (B)  1:12.929  + 0.615   41
15.  Heidfeld     BMW-Sauber            (B)  1:12.948  + 0.634   38
16.  Liuzzi       Force India-Mercedes  (B)  1:12.950  + 0.636   36
17.  Kovalainen   McLaren-Mercedes      (B)  1:12.992  + 0.678   39
18.  Raikkonen    Ferrari               (B)  1:13.026  + 0.712   42
19.  Alguersuari  Toro Rosso-Ferrari    (B)  1:13.041  + 0.727   40
20.  Fisichella   Ferrari               (B)  1:13.275  + 0.961   38