Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz landed a one-two finish during this afternoon’s practice – with the session red-flagged in the final minutes.
With 17 minutes to go in FP2, Charles Leclerc was on another quick lap before going fastest and making it a Ferrari one-two, with Leclerc 0.390s faster than Mercedes’ Hamilton who finished the afternoon in third.
The session came to a stop after Haas’ Mick Schumacher lost the rear through Massenet and hit the barriers, damaging the right side of his car and bringing an end to the session as the VF-21 had to be moved.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was fourth fastest with a 1:12.081s, followed by the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas in fifth, and McLaren’s Lando Norris running sixth fastest.
Despite admitting they expected a tough time in Monaco, McLaren had a very good session in the hands of Lando Norris, who managed to be faster than the second Red Bull of Sergio Perez in eighth – meanwhile, Daniel Ricciardo was down in 15th and running 0.9s slower than his McLaren teammate.
Closing out the top ten this afternoon was Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi whose personal fastest lap was 1:12.746 followed by Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel in tenth.