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Abu Dhabi 2012 - Free Practice 3 results // Hamilton tops final practice as Vettel suffers a lack of running

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The McLaren duo were back on top for the third and final practice session in Abu Dhabi, as Sebastian Vettel came in third behind them. He put in a great lap despite a lack of running - due to a problem with the brakes that left the car stranded in the garage. Meanwhile, Pastor Maldonado also showed some improved pace, whilst Räikkönen and Alonso narrowly avoided a collision at the pit entrance.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:42.13018
2Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:42.42017
3Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:42.6147
4Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:42.74318
5Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:42.75019
6Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:43.01518
7Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:43.06419
8Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:43.13315
9Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:43.18422
10Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:43.33819
11Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:43.48017
12Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:43.57120
13Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:43.59320
14Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:43.63519
15Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:44.01022
16Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:44.02518
17Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:44.07119
18Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:44.14919
19Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:45.30122
20Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:45.87919
21Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:46.03619
22Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:46.26122
23Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:46.55420
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:47.03222

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