Fastest time on 1st Saturday practice in 2000 - Michael Schumacher - 1:25.085

San Marino GP - 1st Saturday Practice Session

Session over with Michael Schumacher ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Mika Hakkinen. Coulthard, Trulli, Frentzen, Raikkonen, Heidfeld, Villeneuve and Montoya make the top 10.

45 min: Montoya is now in 10th place, 4.2 seconds off the pace.

44 min: Top 10 - Michael Schumacher ahead of Rubens Barrichello and Mika Hakkinen. Coulthard, Frentzen, Trulli, Raikkonen, Heidfeld, Villeneuve and Panis make the top 10.

43 min: Final run for the drivers this session. 

42 min: Juan Pablo Montoya moves into 12th! 

41 min: Eddie Irvine moves into 13th  and is now the best of the Michelin runners! 

40 min: Rubens Barrichello jumps into second place with a time of 1:35.688. Just 0.055 seconds behind his team-mate. 

39 min: David Coulthard improves in 3rd with a time of 1:36.443 

38 min: Jaguar are having a terrible start to the day. Burti crashed while Irvine is still in the pits with problems. 

37 min: Michael Schumacher goes fastest with a time of 1:35.633. Superb! 

36 min: Ralf Schumacher is currently the best of the Michelin runners in 13th place. 

35 min: Michael Schumacher improves but remains in 2nd place. 

34 min: Mika Hakkinen improves in first with a time of 1:36.019 while Barrichello takes 4th.

33 min: Top 10 - Mika Hakkinen ahead of Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard. Frentzen, Barrichello, Raikkonen, Trulli, Villeneuve, Heidfeld and Panis make the top 10.

31 min: Heinz Harald Frentzen takes 4th from Kimi.

30 min: 15 minutes to go and Kimi Raikkonen is now in 4th place. He continues to outpace his more experienced team-mate here.

29 min: All the Michelin runners are behind all the Bridgestone runners at this stage. This is a strong indication that Michelin's aren't good in the wet and cold conditions.

28 min: Williams appear to be struggling under these conditions with both Ralf and Juan Pablo over seconds off the pace!

27 min: Villeneuve moves up to 5th with a time of 1:39.875. 

26 min: Villeneuve goes into 10th place on his first run

25 min: Benetton are currently the best running Michelin team in 11th and 12th!

24 min: Top 10 - Mika Hakkinen ahead of Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard. Barrichello, Heidfeld, Frentzen, Panis, Bernoldi, Trulli and Verstappen make the top 10.

22 min: Rubens Barrichello moves into 4th with a time of 1:38.783.

21 min: Juan Pablo Montoya is up in 9th place and the fastest of the Michelin runners.

20 min: David Coulthard improves but is still in 3rd place. 

19 min: Only 10 drivers have set lap times so far!. 

18 min: Mika Hakkinen goes fastest with a time of 1:36.464! 

17 min: Ralf Schumacher spins but recovers. David Coulthard moves into 3rd with a time of 1:41.200 

16 min: Michael Schumacher shaves more than 2 seconds off his best time. He sets a time of 1:36.775. Hakkinen improves to 1:39.371. 

15 min: Top 6 - Michael Schumacher ahead of Mika Hakkinen and Olivier Panis. Bernoldi, Verstappen and Trulli make the top 6.

14 min: Mika Hakkinen moves into second with a time of 1:41.117.

13 min: Michael Schumacher sets the fastest time of 1:39.257. Bernoldi is second with a 1:43.093!

12 min: Michael Schumacher goes out on his first timed lap while Jos Verstappen improves to 1:44.071.

11 min: Luciano Burti spins and crashes his car. He damages the front of the car but he is fine.

10 min: More drivers go out including Panis, Burti and Marques.

9 min: Jos Verstappen sets a time of 1:45.699. Barrichello goes out on his installation lap.

8 min: Jos Verstappen is the first to go out on a timed lap.

7 min: David Coulthard goes out on his installation lap. Barrichello is still in his garage.

6 min: Fisichella and Raikkonen spin but manage to recover. The conditions are difficult!

5 min: No timed laps so far.

3 min: Most drivers have completed their installation laps. Barrichello and Coulthard have yet to go out.

1 min: Most drivers go out for their installation lap. Irvine spins on the track but recovers.

Session started with both Arrows the first to go out.

The cars are ready to go on their installation laps. The track is wet but it is not raining. 1 minute to go.

McLaren appear to be struggling on this track. Mika Hakkinen only managed 4th in the final minutes of the session. He is over a second off the pace. Coulthard ended his session early after going off into the gravel. Session starts in 5 minutes

Ralf Schumacher was 3rd fastest yesterday while his team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya was last after suffering an engine problem with his car early in the second session. It will be interesting to see how he'll recover from the loss of time.  Session starts in 7 minutes

Michael Schumacher set the fastest time yesterday ahead of his team-mate Rubens Barrichello. Schumacher's time was almost 2 seconds faster than the fastest time set on Friday last year. Session starts in 10 minutes

Session starting in 15 minutes. It is cloudy and cold at the Imola track this morning. The temperature is just 5 degrees!