F1: In FP3 Max Verstappen burns Charles Leclerc, who also collects penalty

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Engine and turbo change for the Monegasque, who will serve his penalty after official practice

In a free practice session, the last before the official ones, characterized by penalties for several drivers, Max Verstappen got the best time of 1:35.825, burning in the last attempt Charles Leclerc, who had improved by making the chronometer stop on 1’36″145. Speaking of the Monegasque, due to the change of the endothermic engine and turbocharger, the driver of the Rossa will have to serve a penalty of 10 positions on the starting grid, which of course will be determined by the outcome of the official tests.

The other drivers who will be relegated to the grid are Sergio Perez, Guanyu Zhou and Fernando Alonso, all of whom will be penalized 5 positions. Tormando to Austin’s FP3, third was Carlos Sainz in the other Ferrari, fifth Lewis Hamilton and sixth an excellent Fernando Alonso.

Below is the final ranking of the times:

1 Max VERSTAPPEN Red Bull Racing1:35.825
2 Charles LECLERC Ferrari+0.320
3 Carlos SAINZ Ferrari+0.446
4 Sergio PEREZ Red Bull Racing+0.572
5 Lewis HAMILTON Mercedes+0.576
6 Fernando ALONSO Alpine+1.103
7 George RUSSELL Mercedes+1.239
8 Sebastian VETTEL Aston Martin+1.326
9 Lance STROLL Aston Martin+1.390
10 Pierre GASLY AlphaTauri+1.465
11 Valtteri BOTTAS Alfa Romeo+1.485
12 Lando NORRIS McLaren+1.624
13 Esteban OCON Alpine+1.643
14 Kevin MAGNUSSEN Haas F1 Team+1.694
15 Daniel RICCIARDO McLaren+1.797
16 Yuki TSUNODA AlphaTauri+2.063
17 Alexander ALBON Williams+2.079
18 Nicholas LATIFI Williams+2.203
19 Mick SCHUMACHER Haas F1 Team+2.307.

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