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Bahrain 2009 - Free Practice 3 // Final setup and tyre work awaits drivers ahead of qualifying

Published by Christine

One hour of action awaits us, then, as we head straight into Saturday morning in Bahrain. With this and qualifying to come later, we're in for a good day.

Weather update

A cursory glance at the weather sites seems to suggest that the sun is working it's way into the sky, and that the temperature is about average. The wind is still blowing strongly, but may be a little less than yesterday. Let's hope it continues that trend so we can avoid the storm.

One to watch

Fernando Alonso cannot be underestimated, if only because we need to keep an eye on him to see what's really going on with that car. His FP2 performance was strikingly similar to what happened in Quali last weekend, and that turned out to be a whole load of nothing. Is Bahrain going to hold the same for the Spaniard?

Predictions please

Will Rosberg be on top again like he always is? Will someone unexpected go fastest in this final session before qualifying? Will the times this morning be representative of what we see later? Will anyone crash out and ruin their chances for the rest of the day?




One hour of action awaits us, then, as we head straight into Saturday morning in Bahrain. With this and qualifying to come later, we're in for a good day.

Event start

09:00GMT +01:00

25 April 2009