• Korean Grand Prix - FP2

McLaren looked very strong - Webber

ESPNF1 Staff
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Mark Webber was fifth fastest in FP2, but 2.2s off the pace © Sutton Images

Mark Webber admitted that "McLaren looked very strong" during the wet practice sessions for the Korean Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button dominated the second practice session, finishing over 1.7s clear of anyone else. The session was run on intermediate tyres as the track remained wet following morning rain, preventing anyone from analysing dry pace. Webber said that it meant to workload was a light and simple one, and that the majority of the work would have to be carried over to Saturday before qualifying.

"It was pretty straightforward for everyone today - we drove on one set of tyres, so it wasn't particularly exciting," Webber said. We did some work, but it was limited knowing that the rest of the weekend will probably be dry, but we'll see.

"McLaren looked very strong in the intermediate conditions and we didn't get a chance to use the slicks at the end. The track takes a long time to dry out here. The slick tyre is the biggest thing - we need to learn how they are going to behave for us on the different fuel loads, we'd normally do that today but we'll have to move that to tomorrow morning."