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Lewis Hamilton was quickest in FP2 for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as just 0.083s separated him from title rival Nico Rosberg.

Having been top of the timesheets in FP1, Hamilton was again fastest in the second session with a best time of 1:42.113s on the supersoft tyre. With Rosberg within a tenth, Mercedes also saw its advantage from the opening practice session cut by a full second as Kevin Magnussen was 0.7s off the pace in third place.

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Sebastian Vettel in fourth and Valtteri Bottas in fifth also managed to get within a second of Hamilton as the supersoft running seemed to bring the field closer together. Williams was also more competitive having missed out on a lot of running in FP1, opting to run conservative bodywork after attributing its earlier problems to cooling issues.

Daniel Ricciardo was sixth fastest ahead of Kimi Raikkonen, with Ferrari relying on Raikkonen's running as Fernando Alonso completed just two laps. On his second out-lap, Alonso's car came to a halt out of Turn 19 with an apparent electrical problem.

Another driver to have trouble was Jenson Button, who sat out the first half of the session as McLaren worked to rectify a hydraulic issue, but he still managed to get on track to complete over 20 laps and set the eighth fastest time.

Daniil Kvyat and Felipe Massa rounded out the top ten ahead of Sergio Perez and Pastor Maldonado. Maldonado's team-mate Romain Grosjean returned to the Lotus after sitting out FP1 but was only 17th quickest in the knowledge that he will start last after being handed a 20-place grid penalty for using a sixth of certain power unit components.

After missing much of the first session, Will Stevens got a full 90 minutes of running under his belt ahead of his race debut for Caterham but was comfortably slowest of the cars to set a time, over 1.5s slower than team-mate Kamui Kobayashi.