F1, Spanish GP: Max Verstappen and Red Bull also dominate last free practice before rain

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F1, Spanish GP: Max Verstappen and Red Bull also dominate last free practice

Red Bull and Max Verstappen also dominated the third and final free practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix. On the Montmeló circuit, the two-time world champion Dutchman lapped in 1’13″664, preceding teammate Sergio Perez by 250 thousandths before rain arrived to freeze the positions.

Third at 408 thousandths was the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton, fourth at 576 was the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz, fifth was the Aston Martin of Fernando Alonso, sixth and seventh were the second Mercedes with George Russell and the second Ferrari with Charles Leclerc. Good eighth was Valtteri Bottas in the Alfa Romeo-Sauber. Here is the complete ranking of the third free practice.

1. Max Verstappen RED BULL HONDA RBPT 1:13.664
2. Sergio Perez RED BULL HONDA RBPT 1:13.914
3. Lewis Hamilton MERCEDES 1:14.072
4. Carlos Sainz FERRARI 1:14.240
5. Fernando Alonso ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES 1:14.264
6. George Russell MERCEDES 1:14.278
7. Charles Leclerc FERRARI 1:14.353
8. Valtteri Bottas ALFA ROMEO FERRARI 1:14.360
9. Yuki Tsunoda ALPHATAURI HONDA RBPT 1:14.659
10. Lando Norris MCLAREN MERCEDES 1:14.681
11. Zhou Guanyu ALFA ROMEO FERRARI 1:14.681
12. Nyck De Vries ALPHATAURI HONDA RBPT 1:14.693
13. Lance Stroll ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES 1:14.756
14. Nico Hulkenberg HAAS FERRARI 1:14.988
15. Oscar Piastri MCLAREN MERCEDES 1:15.105
16. Esteban Ocon ALPINE RENAULT 1:15.266
17. Kevin Magnussen HAAS FERRARI 1:15.534
18. Pierre Gasly ALPINE RENAULT 1:15.841
19. Alexander Albon WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:15.851
20. Logan Sargeant WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:16.529

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