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FP3 report & highlights from the 2022 British Grand Prix: Dominant Verstappen heads Red Bull 1-2 in final practice ahead of British Grand Prix qualifying | Formula 1®

Max Verstappen bounced again from a low-key Friday to set a scintillating tempo and head a Red Bull one-two in closing observe at Silverstone.

The championship chief clocked a 1m 27.901s, a powerful 4 tenths of a second away from crew mate Sergio Perez, with the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc third, a couple of hundredths additional again as the expected rain held off.

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Mercedes’ improve seems to have hauled them nearer to the highest two groups, George Russell getting the higher of crew mate Lewis Hamilton, the highest 5 separated by six tenths of a second to arrange an intriguing qualifying.

Carlo Sainz was sad with stage of bouncing within the high-speed corners, the Spaniard telling his Ferrari crew that it was no higher than yesterday.

1


Max
Verstappen
VER
Red Bull Racing

1:27.901

2


Sergio
Perez
PER
Red Bull Racing

+0.410s

3


Charles
Leclerc
LEC
Ferrari

+0.447s

4


George
Russell
RUS
Mercedes

+0.525s

5


Lewis
Hamilton
HAM
Mercedes

+0.587s

The Ferrari driver, second final outing in Canada, was sixth, with McLaren’s Lando Norris impressing as soon as once more in seventh, albeit 1.2s off the tempo.

Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas was only a fraction behind in eighth, with Haas making huge positive factors in a single day as Mick Schumacher ended up a stable ninth. Fernando Alonso accomplished the highest 10, which featured seven totally different groups.

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Esteban Ocon was simply behind in eleventh, the closely up to date Alpine performing extra impressively after the crew discovered some options in a single day.

Sebastian Vettel was the main Aston Martin in twelfth, 4 locations and three tenths away from crew mate Lance Stroll, with Zhou Guanyu thirteenth.

FP3 Highlights: British Grand Prix

Williams are moderately happy with the efficiency of their important upgraded automobile, which solely Alex Albon is working – with the Thai driver 14th.

AlphaTauri proceed to wrestle, as anticipated, on Silverstone’s quick sweeping turns, with Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda seventeenth and nineteenth, with Daniel Ricciardo in between and Nicholas Latifi propping up the timesheets within the old-spec Williams.

Qualifying takes place at 1500 native time, with forecasts suggesting rain is feasible.

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