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Australia 2011 - Free Practice 3 // McLaren and Red Bull vie for the top spot in Melbourne

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Kamui Kobayashi prepares for the session ahead
Kamui Kobayashi prepares for the session aheadCredit: Sauber F1

So far, Free Practice has played out as expected - McLaren and Red Bull topping the sessions, and HRT failing to get out of the garage (all bar one installation lap). The only real surprise came from a few spots of rain in the second session, and the revelation that the Pirelli tyres were not wearing quite as much as anticipated.

There was still a significant amount of degradation though, so this Saturday practice is the final chance for teams and drivers to sort out their setup ahead of qualifying later today.

Statistics

moderate

Albert Park, Saturday

16℃

  • Low 15℃
  • Humidity 69%

Sunny intervals

2010 Session Results
PosDriverTeamTimeLaps
1M WebberRed Bull1:24.71916
2F AlonsoFerrari1:24.92919
3M SchumacherMercedes1:24.96317
4S VettelRed Bull1:25.12219
5N RosbergMercedes1:25.36616

Predictions

Aus 2011 FP3: Will HRT get any running in this session?

  • One car

    42%
  • Both cars

    37%
  • No cars

    21%

19 votes

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So far, Free Practice has played out as expected - McLaren and Red Bull topping the sessions, and HRT failing to get out of the garage (all bar one installation lap). The only real surprise came from a few spots of rain in the second session, and the revelation that the Pirelli tyres were not wearing quite as much as anticipated.
Sauber F1

Event start

03:00GMT +00:00

26 March 2011