Sebastian Vettel went for a walk in the park on Friday afternoon. Make that a run in the Parco di Monza where he ran away from the opposition with a lap time a full six-tenths of a second quicker than his Red Bull teammate Mark Webber and Lotus teammates Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.
The ambient air temperature at the start of the 90-minute session was 109 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celsius), and the track temperature was also 84 degrees Fahrenheit (43 degrees Celsius).
Raikkonen got things rolling with a time of 1:27.100 in his Lotus, but Sergio Perez quickly beat that with a 1:26.700 in his McLaren. Raikkonen responded with a 1:25.725. And Jenson Button moved up to second with a...
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