Result: Mercedes one-two in Austrian Grand Prix second practice

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates after qualifying in pole position for the F1 Chinese Grand Prix on April 19, 2014
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Lewis Hamilton edges out his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the second practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has set the fastest time in the second practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix, with his teammate Nico Rosberg in second.

Hamilton and Rosberg were the only two drivers to go faster than 1:10.000, and were some way ahead of Fernando Alonso's Ferrari in third with their 1:09.542 and 1:09.919 respectively.

Jenson Button got his McLaren around the circuit in 1:10.813 for seventh overall, sandwiched between the Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo respectively.

The rain started to fall not long before the end of the session, but despite a strong showing from Williams in fourth and fifth no team could get near the front pair.

Second practice results:

1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
3. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
4. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
5. Felipe Massa (Williams)
6. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
7. Jenson Button (McLaren)
8. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
9. Kevin Magnussen (McLaren)
10. Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso)
11. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
12. Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso)
13. Sergio Perez (Force India)
14. Esteban Gutierrez (Sauber)
15. Pastor Maldonado (Lotus)
16. Adrian Sutil (Sauber)
17. Nico Hulkenberg (Force India)
18. Max Chilton (Marussia)
19. Romain Grosjean (Lotus)
20. Jules Bianchi (Marussia)
21. Kamui Kobayashi (Caterham)
22. Marcus Ericsson (Caterham)

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 14, 2014
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