Suzuka took some early casualties in Free Practice Two, with Pastor Maldonado and Sergio Perez lauching themselves into the barriers at Degner and Spoon. Meanwhile, Sebastian Vettel turned-up the wick in wait for a challenge from Lewis Hamilton.
Free Practice Two started minus a Marussia courtesy of a chassis re-assembly for Jules Biannchi. A few more chassis however were getting a workout at the Ferris Wheel chicane as some drivers lowered the anchors a little too late and ran over the curbs. Any more of that and they could be facing the same scenario that ended Paul di Resta's race in Korea.
Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean were using a fair of lateral load through the double-apex...
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