Max Verstappen put Red Bull at the top of the timesheets in Friday's second practice for the Mexico City Grand Prix.
After Mercedes finished 1-2 in FP1, the Dutchman responded during the second session of the day, taking top spot with an impressive time of 1:17.301, set on the Soft Pirelli compound.
Valtteri Bottas was the quicker of the two Mercedes cars in second, 0.424s behind Verstappen, with Hamilton only able to set the third fastest time, 0.509s slower than his World Championship rival.
Sergio Perez finished fourth in front of his home fans, with Carlos Sainz rounding out the top five for Ferrari.
Further back, things didn't go to plan for the likes of George Russell and Daniel Ricciardo, as both drivers saw their sessions end early due to gearbox issues.
The full results from FP2 for the Mexico City GP can be seen below.
Practice 2 - Mexican
|Results are being loaded...|
Video: Exclusive footage from the new F1 circuit in Saudi Arabia
F1 will head to Saudi Arabia for the first time in 2021, and RacingNews365.com recently paid a visit to the spectacular Jeddah Corniche Circuit.