Lewis Hamilton edged team-mate and local hero Nico Rosberg to the fastest time in Friday practice for the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim.
The removal of front-to-rear interconnected suspension systems from all cars prior to the weekend failed to stop Mercedes scoring a one-two in both Friday sessions.
Hamilton proved just 0.024s quicker than world championship leader Rosberg in Practice 2, which the Briton had topped with a 1:18.34s effort.
Rosberg had earlier paced the opening session with a 1:19.13s best, proving 0.065s better than Hamilton.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo ended the day best-of-the-rest, with his Red Bull a scant 0.10s from the ultimate pace.
Ricciardo had been fourth...
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