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Free Practice 3 results - Austrian Grand Prix 2015 - Alonso causes red flag during final practice in Spielberg

Williams run in the wet weather in Austria
Credit: Pirelli S.p.A.

For the final practice session, Vettel posted the fastest time before rain moved in to mix things up. As the weather forecasts suggest rain in qualifying as well, teams were quick to head out on the wet tyre compounds to test out their performance. Sergio Pérez suffered a puncture halfway through the session, whilst Fernando Alonso stopped out on track causing a brief red flag.

With rain falling after the green flags were raised, drivers slipped and slided their way around the track to capitalise on the wet weather running. Nico Rosberg found himself running off track at one point, but avoided any damage and kept his car out of the barriers.

1Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:09.99416
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:10.01116
3Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:10.17712
4Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:10.22114
5Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:10.33223
6Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:10.40818
7Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:10.41714
8Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso1:10.43623
9Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:10.57612
10Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:10.8638
11Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:11.00914
12Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:11.05822
13Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:11.13918
14Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:11.13914
15Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:11.16813
16Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:11.81910
17Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:11.9069
18Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:12.61616
19Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:13.32814
20Roberto MerhiManor Marussia F1 Team1:13.9608