Practice 2: Mixed fortunes for Tracy

Paul Tracy set the fastest time in the second practice session for this weekend's London Champ Car Trophy at Brands Hatch, but the Forsythe Racing driver blotted his copybook when he ended the session by crashing hard into the tyre barriers

Practice 2: Mixed fortunes for Tracy

The Canadian, who has won each of the first three races this year, set a fastest lap of 37.263s just before his crash, which occurred in the final moments of the session. Until that point the Player's Forsythe Lola looked well hooked up and was clearly the class of the field.

Rookie Sebastien Bourdais was second quickest in his Newman/Haas Lola. The Frenchman beginning to look more like the pole-winning ace that starred in the first two races of the season after a quite first session this morning.

Rocketsports Racing driver Alex Tagliani was impressive and grabbed third ahead of Bruno Junqueira who set a fast time mid-session but couldn't improve in the dying moments. Tagliani did however cause a red flag mid-session when he spun at the entrance to the pitlane.

Darren Manning stayed in contention and was again the fastest Reynard runner, fifth fastest, while Spaniard Oriol Servia set the sixth fastest time for Patrick Racing.

Rahal driver Michel Jourdain Jr was seventh quickest ahead of Manning's Walker team-mate Rodolfo Lavin.

Adrian Fernandez, out in the spare after his big shunt this morning, was ninth while Formula 1 refugee Alex Yoong rounded off the top ten.

Paul Tracy Forsythe Lola 37.263s
Sebastien Bourdais Newman/Haas Lola 37.493s
Alex Tagliani Rocketsports Lola 37.511s
Bruno Junqueira Newman/Haas Lola 37.605s
Darren Manning Walker Reynard 37.607s
Oriol Servia Patrick Lola 37.627s
Michel Jourdain Jr Rahal Lola 37.795s
Rodolfo Lavin Walker Reynard 37.800s
Adrian Fernandez Fernandez Lola 37.816s
Alex Yoong Dale Coyne Lola 37.917s

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