James Calado: “It was my first experience of driving a Formula One car in the rain and the conditions were quite difficult."
Esteban Gutiérrez was quite happy with his set-up on a track that was new for him, Nico Hülkenberg thinks there is still significant room for improvement.
Daniil Kvyat: "Overall, with this morning, then last week in Austin and the running before that, I now have a lot of confidence in the car."
Valtteri Bottas: "We will sit down and analyse the data to work out the best set-up for tomorrow."
Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa completed 47 laps, 23 for the former and one more for the latter.
Romain Grosjean was tenth fastest on a day which started wet and became wetter with rainfall over the Brazilian track in São Paulo.
Toto Wolff: "We had two decent sessions today, which further confirmed the tendency already seen this season that our car performs well in mixed conditions."
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on top again at Interlagos as he delivers repeat performance.
The E21 demonstrated strong potential using both tyre compounds. Heikki was quickly up to speed.
Dr Vijay Mallya: "The engineers have lots of data to analyse tonight to make sure we get the most from the tyres in qualifying and the race.”
The quickest driver of the day was Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel, who set a time of 1m37.305s on the medium compound tyres halfway through FP2.
Daniil Kvyat: "...we still did 20 laps which is important mileage for me and we also managed to do some aero measurements."
Sebastian Vettel: "Ferrari looked quick this morning and McLaren could be a surprise here, and Lotus and Mercedes will be strong as normal."
Pastor Maldonado: "It was a difficult session today, particularly trying to get the most out of the tyres."
The Mercedes drivers completed a total of 118 laps today, more than a full race distance each.
Sebastian Vettel set a best time of 1m 37.305 on the medium compound tyre to finish 0.115s ahead of his Australian team mate Mark Webber on 1m37.420s.
Red Bulls first and second ahead of Mercedes pairing.
The fastest time of the day was set by Red Bull’s newly-crowned champion Sebastian Vettel.
Valtteri Bottas: "...we saw some interesting results and noticeable differences in the way the car performed."
Daniel Ricciardo: “Our first day in Abu Dhabi was not the best, as we struggled to find the right balance on the car."
Sahara Force India completed a busy day of free practice today at Yas Marina Circuit with Paul Di Resta, Adrian Sutil and James Calado.
Martin Whitmarsh: “After our encouraging performance in India last week, it appears that we’ve been able to carry that momentum forwards to this weekend.
Sebastian Vette: "...we know the Lotus is quick here, but we also had decent pace today."
Kimi Raikkonen: "The shorter chassis feels okay here."
Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton completed a total of 125 laps today, equivalent to more than two race distances.