Lewis Hamilton
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was the fastest during Friday's second practice session during the 2014 Chinese Grand Prix. The British driver has set the pace for the qualifying on Saturday at the Shanghai International Circuit.

Where to Watch Live

The third free practice begins at 4am BST, while the qualifying session starts at 7am BST. Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports F1 HD will provide live coverage of both events in the UK.

Real-time internet updates are available on the Live Timing section of the sport's official website.

Friday Practice Review

Hamilton was the fastest during the second practice session after the British star clocked a time of 1:38.315s. The Mercedes driver was 0.141s ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who was the second fastest at the Shanghai International Circuit.

Driver's championship leader and Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was third with a time of 1:38.726s. Defending champion Sebastian Vettel is yet to create an impression in this year's races so far. The Red Bull driver was fifth, one place behind his teammate Daniel Ricciardo.

Ferrari showed Felipe Massa the exit door and replaced him with Kimi Raikkonen. The Finish star was seventh, behind Massa, who is sixth with his new team Williams. Hamilton would be looking to continue his impressive form on Saturday and would be looking for pole for the Chinese Grand Prix.

Top 10 Results of Second Practice Session from Shanghai International Circuit:

1. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes 1:38.315s

2. Fernando Alonso (Spa) Ferrari 1:38.456s

3. Nico Rosberg (Ger) Mercedes 1:38.726s

4. Daniel Ricciardo (Aus) Red Bull 1:38.811s

5. Sebastian Vettel (Ger) Red Bull 1:39.015s

6. Felipe Massa (Bra) Williams 1:39.118s

7. Kimi Raikkonen (Fin) Ferrari 1:39.283s

8. Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren 1:39.491s

9. Romain Grosjean (Fra) Lotus 1:39.537s

10. Daniil Kvyat (Rus) Toro Rosso 1:39.648s