Despite only running in the afternoon session, Fernando Alonso topped the timesheets on the second day of testing at Monza. Alonso s best lap time was a full three tenths of a second quicker that Hamiltons best with each driver putting in 49 laps.
Slight rain fell on the circuit, however the majority of the day was warm but cloudy.
Nick Heidfeld continued his good form setting the third fastest time of the day with the Toyota of Trulli fourth, and the Ferrari of Raikkonen in a surprising fifth. Trulli had a minor drama when he went off-track over the new run-off area around the second chicane. After the session, he said he was pleased he had given the new run off section a go and gave it the thumbs up.
Three red flags were seen in the session. Early in them morning, Mark Webber s Red Bull stopped at the first chicane causing the first red flag of the day. Just before lunchtime, the Super Aguri of Takuma Sato stopped on track to bring out the second red flag of the day. The last red flag was caused by Alex Wurz who stopped at Turn 6.
Unofficial Times for Testing at Monza, Day 2