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Free Practice 3 results - Japanese Grand Prix 2015 - Dry session sees Mercedes back on top in final practice

Nico Rosberg pipped Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in the final practice session at Suzuka, as the weather finally cleared up to allow some meaningful running to be completed. Daniel Ricciardo was on the pace immediately, setting the benchmark and finishing up third overall. Williams continued to show good pace with their Mercedes power unit, whilst Force India struggled with theirs.

Will Stevens topped his less experienced teammate Alexander Rossi, but both were a full five seconds off the pace of the fastest cars.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:33.99519
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:34.29220
3Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:34.49722
4Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:34.79727
5Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:34.93425
6Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:35.08216
7Max VerstappenScuderia Toro Rosso1:35.16026
8Sebastian VettelScuderia Ferrari1:35.22216
9Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:35.60220
10Carlos Sainz JrScuderia Toro Rosso1:35.96329
11Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:36.11019
12Jenson ButtonMcLaren Honda1:36.17415
13Marcus EricssonSauber F1 Team1:36.19919
14Daniil KvyatInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:36.29423
15Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:36.30721
16Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Honda1:36.36018
17Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:36.43021
18Felipe NasrSauber F1 Team1:36.91924
19Will StevensManor Marussia F1 Team1:39.65324
20Alexander RossiManor Marussia F1 Team1:39.81922