For the second session in a row a Ferrari was fastest on the Temple of Speed in Monza.
Carlos Sainz set the fastest lap time of FP2, one and a half tenth faster than the time of Max Verstappen.
The Championship leader was faster than Charles Leclerc, the current number two in the Drivers Championship.
On saturday there will be one more free practice before going into qualifying.
Max Verstappen took his tenth win of 2022 at Zandvoort,
but once again there was plenty of attention on off-track matters,
RacingNews365.com F1 journalists Dieter Rencken and Michael Butterworth,
with Oscar Piastri confirmed at McLaren for 2023, and Alpine left licking their wounds and searching for another driver.
discuss the key topics from the Dutch Grand Prix.
Carlos Sainz topped the timing sheets in the second free practice for the Italian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen finished second, while Charles Leclerc clocked the third time of the session.
Mercedes occupied P3 and P4, George Russell ahead of Lewis Hamilton,
while it was P5 for Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, who was unable to deliver a clean push lap on the soft tyres.
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