Indian GP - Massa first and Alonso third on Friday in India
Noida, 28 October – The Ferraris of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso set the fastest (1.25.706) and third fastest (1.25.930) times of the second session of free practice for the Indian Grand Prix. The third last round of the Formula 1 world championship is scheduled for Sunday at Noida’s all-new Buddh International Circuit. Sandwiched by the two Ferraris was the Red Bull of world champion Sebastian Vettel, with the second fastest time (1.25.794). In this afternoon session, which both Ferrari drivers ended with some practice starts, the team concentrated on a comparison between the two wings and tested the Hard and Soft compounds of tyre brought by Pirelli on different fuel loads. On the helmets of both Felipe and Fernando there are two stickers dedicated to the memory of Marco Simoncelli and Dan Wheldon, the MotoGP rider and the IndyCar driver who passed away in the last two weeks.