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Free Practice 3 results - Chinese Grand Prix 2015 - Alonso completes just half a lap as Hamilton tops the times

More McLaren problems for Alonso
Credit: McLaren

Lewis Hamilton made it three for three, topping the third practice session in Shanghai. Ferrari were best of the rest once more, with Red Bull closing the gap. Both the Toro Rosso drivers finished in the top ten, whilst Button dropped down to 14th. His McLaren teammate had less luck, failing to complete a single lap before stopping out on track with a suspected engine problem.

Kvyat was treating his brakes gingerly, after a spectacular smoking failure yesterday, and Felipe Massa also discovered smoke in the cockpit of his Williams, halting his running.

1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:37.61514
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:37.84116
3Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:38.31317
4Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:38.51216
5Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.0208
6Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.10614
7Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.11317
8Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:39.24315
9Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso1:39.27419
10Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:39.40514
11Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:39.41017
12Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:39.51314
13Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:39.55918
14Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:39.59119
15Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:39.69416
16Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:39.76616
17Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:39.78117
18Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:42.92815
19Roberto MerhiManor Marussia F1 Team1:44.9569
20Fernando AlonsoMcLaren HondaNo time1