Rookie Jordi Torres was half a second clear after the first free practice session
at the floodlit Losail International Circuit for the final round of the WorldSBK yesterday.
It was unfortunate that Dilantha lost traction in the first practice session
and suffered a big crash which damaged the car badly.
Nico Rosberg finished ninth in the first practice session
but improved this afternoon by finishing second, 0.
Both Australia and Pakistan had full three hours practice sessions
each in their buildup for the knockout round match.
Before every practice session
we asked ourselves, "What am I working on today?
Defending champion Sebastian Vettel was impressive during Friday's practice sessions
of the 2013 Indian Grand Prix as the Red Bull driver takes the lead for Saturday's qualifying at the Buddh International Circuit.
For example, 'by the end of my practice session
, I will have worked out and noted down exactly how far my pitching wedge, sand wedge and lob wedge go with full swings'.
The second practice session
of the day witnessed Al Muheiri once again blister around the track to finish top with a much improved time of 1:27.
The impact required a major rebuild by the McLaren mechanics, and the Briton only made it out for the final 10 minutes of the second practice session
CRASHED OUT: A track worker prepares to remove the McLaren Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton from the track after he crashed during the first practice session
for the Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka
MOTOR RACING: Lewis Hamilton admits his crash in yesterday's opening practice session
for the Japanese Grand Prix was the result of "pushing too hard, too early.
I don't know who is spreading these malicious and ridiculous rumours about Shoaib missing a practice session
due to spending time with his wife, Sania.
Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button led a McLaren one-two setting the fastest lap in a rain-interrupted second practice session
for the Australian Grand Prix.
NORTH WEST 200 organisers are this year seeking to operate a Thursday daytime practice session
on May 13 in a bid to further improve safety at Ireland's top outdoor sporting event.
Backed by a completely overhauled technical set-up, Filippi topped the mandatory practice session
with a lap time of 1:54.