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Esteban Ocon quickest, Nicholas Latifi's car catches fire in disrupted F1 test session

SAKHIR, Bahrain -- Alpine's Esteban Ocon set the fastest lap time on the second morning of testing in Bahrain as a number of teams encountered issues in the desert heat.

The second day of testing took place in 37 degrees Celsius (98 degrees Farenheit) heat, providing unusually hot conditions for both cars and drivers.

The most dramatic of the problems occurred on the Williams when the rear brakes of Nicholas Latifi's car caught fire. The first sign of trouble came when smoke started pouring from the rear wheels, but Latifi attempted to make it back to the pits.