Lewis Hamilton continues to be the man to beat, finishing top of the times on the second day of testing at Hockenheim. The Brit was running without the anvil wing and put in a quickest time of 1:14.872, more than six tenths quicker than his best effort on Tuesday and the only time of the day under 1 minute 15. Rosberg finished the day with the second quickest time, just ahead of the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen.
Conditions were good for most of the day, although there was a brief shower in the morning.
Three red flags were seen during the day the first was for Adrian Sutil in his Force India when he stopped on track mid-morning. Barrichello stopped on-track late afternoon causing a second red flag, with Fernando Alonso doing the same 45 minutes later.
Unofficial Times for Day 2 Testing at Hockenheim 09/07/08
Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1:14.872 101 2. Rosberg Williams-Toyota 1:15.257 117 3. Raikkonen Ferrari 1:15.296 90 4. Coulthard Red Bull-Renault 1:15.767 42 5. Sutil Force India-Ferrari 1:15.945 97 6. Vettel Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:15.955 62 7. Glock Toyota 1:15.995 114 8. Alonso Renault 1:16.141 106 9. Barrichello Honda 1:16.144 90 10. Webber Red Bull-Renault 1:16.217 70 11. Heidfeld BMW-Sauber 1:16.235 115 12. Bourdais Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1:16.550 36