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Europe 2011 - Free Practice 3 // Paul di Resta gets back in his Force India for the final hour of practice

Published by Christine

A Renault crosses the swing bridge
A Renault crosses the swing bridgeCredit: LAT Photographic

It was a mixed day yesterday, with new tyre compounds being tested out on the rough Valencia road surfaces, and some teams testing out how upcoming regulation changes will affect them. If you want a quick recap of what happened on Friday, check out F1Minute.

Coming up today, we've got an hour of practice for the drivers to make their final setup tweaks ahead of qualifying. The action should get underway at 10am GMT+1.

Statistics

moderate

Valencia Street Circuit, Saturday

26℃

  • Low 19℃
  • Humidity 63%

Sunny intervals

2010 Session Results
PosDriverTeamTimeLaps
1L HamiltonMcLaren1:16.05815
2M WebberRed Bull1:16.34016
3F AlonsoFerrari1:16.49519
4M SchumacherMercedes1:16.53615
5S VettelRed Bull1:16.58216

One to Watch

I mentioned Paul di Resta yesterday, as he had to recover his car from test driver Nico Hülkenberg who kindly trashed it for him. I think it's worth keeping an eye on Paul again this time out, as he was only granted seven laps of running yesterday. He was magnanimous about it, but I think he's a bit worried about his lack of experience.

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It was a mixed day yesterday, with new tyre compounds being tested out on the rough Valencia road surfaces, and some teams testing out how upcoming regulation changes will affect them. If you want a quick recap of what happened on Friday, check out F1Minute.
LAT Photographic

Event start

10:00GMT +01:00

25 June 2011